Webinar: Preparing for the Storm: Minimizing Risk through Resilience
As the frequency of extreme weather events is on the rise, existing buildings are vulnerable to power disruption, equipment failures, displacement of residents, and other costly damages. This webinar will feature tools and strategies to improve the resilience of existing buildings and community assets through building upgrades and microgrids.
The webinar will include an overview of DNV GL’s B-READY building resilience tool, which helps building owners and managers translate climate-related, site-specific risks into actionable resilience strategies. DNV GL will share findings from real-world projects to demonstrate resilience in action, including Seattle City Light’s development of a microgrid at the urban Miller Community Center, designed to serve as a community hub during a grid outage.
For more on the B-Ready tool, check out: https://www.dnvgl.com/services/b-ready-106852
Energy and Building Stock Data Uses and Needs Survey
What is this survey about?
The survey aims to gather information on the data needs, the frequency of use and access to energy and building stock data among different organization types, and their views on how data is used to support the low carbon transition of the built environment.The survey questions encompass both respondents who require energy and buildings data for buildings managed by their own organizations, and those accessing data to design buildings, policies and programs to improve the energy performance of buildings managed by others.
How will this benefit you?
We will prepare and share a report on the survey findings to inform you and colleagues on the state of use and access to energy and building stock data in our country. Also, all Annex 70 outputs, which will include an open-access data platform of energy and building stock data and models from around the world, will all be open and freely available to you and your colleagues.
For further information about the survey and Annex 70, please visit: https://energyepidemiology.org/annex/survey-usa/
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