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2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions (October 2020)
The following publications were prepared for the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency by the…
A Roadmap to Resilience Incentivization
This document proposes to develop and demonstrate a set of public and private incentives to owners of buildings and other…
BSSC Tool For 2020 NEHRP Provisions Seismic Design Map Values
This web-based interface tool is to allow users to preview seismic design map and related parameter values proposed for the 2020 NEHRP…
NEHRP Future Provisions and Research Needs — Request for Input (April 2020)
As part of its efforts to regularly update the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures, the…
BSSC Project 17 Final Report Development of the Next Generation of Seismic Design Value Maps for the 2020 NEHRP Provisions
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) act cooperatively…
BSSC 2020 NEHRP Provisions Resource Paper: Resilience—Based Design and the NEHRP Provisions (February 2020)
A Part III Resource Paper approved for the 2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Building and Other Structures addresses…
Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2019 Report
The Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2019 Report represents the most exhaustive benefit-cost analysis of natural hazard mitigation,…
2019 Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) serves as the unbiased forum for discussing issues and identifying opportunities…
Report of the Results of the 2018 Off-Site Construction Industry Survey
This report compiles the results of a follow-up survey conducted in 2018 by the Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) to understand how…
Modular Construction For Multifamily Housing
Modular multifamily housing construction can increase the development of healthy affordable housing by saving significant cost, time,…