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Building economics

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The Economics of Firefighter Injuries in the United States

Author(s)
David T. Butry, David H. Webb, Stanley W. Gilbert, Jennifer Taylor
This report identifies, summarizes, and evaluates the available data and the literature describing the economic costs associated with non-fatal firefighter

Quantifying Macroeconomic Resilience Dividends in Cedar Rapids

Author(s)
Juan F. Fung, Jennifer F. Helgeson, Cheyney M. O'Fallon, David H. Webb, Harvey Cutler
Cedar Rapids, Iowa offers a unique case study in planning for increased resilience. In 2008, Cedar Rapids experienced severe flooding. Rather than simply

Software

Manufacturing Cost Guide

The Manufacturing Cost Guide is a tool that estimates the costs that US manufacturers face and can be used to help gauge the potential returns on manufacturing

Monte Carlo Tool

This tool is used to implement Monte Carlo analysis, which uses probabilistic sensitivity analysis to account for uncertainty. This tool is developed to follow

BIRDS

Building Industry Reporting and Design for Sustainability (BIRDS) Building stakeholders need practical metrics, data, and tools to support decisions related

Building Life Cycle Cost Programs

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed the Building Life Cycle Cost (BLCC) Programs to provide computational support for the

Awards

Green Gov Award

EL's Bobbie Lippiatt received from White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley the GreenGov Presidential Award in the...