Rebuilding and Repairing Safer and Stronger Post-Sandy
Summarizes few mitigation measures that building owners should consider during replacing and repairing post-Sandy buildings. These mitigation measures like strong roof connections, openings protection, etc. can reduce future storm damage to buildings. These mitigation measures are available in the vendor catastrophe models as secondary modifiers and these damage mitigating modifiers will reduce model loss estimates.
Status of Building Codes in New Jersey and New York: The Future of Resilience in a Post-Sandy Environment
Summarizes existing building codes and the history of building codes in New York and New Jersey with the help of simple Q&As. This report also highlights the practical implication of past building codes for the wind resistance of buildings in Sandy hit areas
Mitigation Lessons from Sandy: How to Protect Your Business from the Next Storm
Summarizes mitigation lessons from Sandy and steps to protect business from the future events.