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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,…
2018 Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council
Each year, the Council develops a Moving Forward Report, which becomes part of the Institute’s Annual Report that goes to the…
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,…
Engaging Code Officials Early in the Process to Achieve High-Performance Buildings
In recent years, building owners and communities have increasingly focused on improving the design, construction and operation of…
Development of the 2020 NEHRP Provisions ASCE/SEI 7-16 Adoption Report
This report, prepared at the outset of the 2020 NEHRP Provisions development cycle, presents some important background on the NEHRP…
Implementing an Outcome-Based Compliance Path in Energy Codes: Guidance for Cities
This guidance document, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the New Buildings Institute, gives jurisdictions…
Project 17 Workshop on Seismic Hazard Mapping
On November 28, 2016, a Project 17 Workshop on Seismic Hazard Mapping was organized and presented by the Project 17 Committee of BSSC…