The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, in cooperation with Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative partners, will conduct a series of workshops to communicate the trends and specific criteria used to design and construct homes and buildings to improve community continuity and resiliency.
The full-day workshops will be held April 12 in Springfield, Missouri; April 17 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; April 19 in Centennial, Colorado; May 15 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin; May 17 in Louisville, Kentucky; and May 30 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
The workshops will cover a variety of topics, including identifying natural and man-made disasters, assessing local disaster risks, building code requirements for residential and commercial buildings, disaster mitigation techniques, benefits of disaster mitigation, FORTIFIED for Safer Living and Safer Business, Safe Rooms and Storm Shelters, flood-resistant construction, fire-resistant construction, earthquake-resistant construction, enhanced resilience through building code modifications and economic solutions with concrete building systems.
NRMCA and CJSI invite builders, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, product manufacturers, building officials and community leaders to attend. Attendees will receive six Professional Development Hours, six AIA-CES HSW Learning Units or six USGBC Continuing Education Hours.
The registration fee is $95 and includes lunch.
For more information and to register, visit nrmca.org/resilience.