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Building Science Success Stories

Building and construction success stories that result after disasters often start when a community has properly enforced building codes and standards. For homeowners, building professionals, or elected officials, it is important to realize that building codes are a minimum standard and that it is essential to build above the baseline.

This page highlights numerous stories from around the nation where individuals, communities, and even states have taken action to increase their building safety.

Explore these case studies and success stories on our interactive Building Science Success Stories story map.  If you have a case study or success story worth sharing, please email us.

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