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Extreme Weather Hits Home : Protecting Your Buildings from Climate Change - John Banta

Extreme Weather Hits Home

Protecting Your Buildings from Climate Change

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We know how to prepare our homes for each seasonal change, but do we know how to prepare for climate change? Violent weather events like floods, tornadoes, ice storms, and hurricanes only tell part of the story. Climate change is frequently more subtle, b

Acknowledgments; Foreword by Paula Baker-Laporte; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Why Good Buildings Go Bad; Chapter 2: How Homes are Damaged by Climate Change; Chapter 3: Wind Storms; Chapter 4: Tornados; Chapter 5: Hurricanes; Chapter 6: Lightning; Chapter 7: Hail; Chapter 8: Flooding; Chapter 9: Rising Temperatures; Chapter 10: Drought and Desertification; Chapter 11: Heat Waves; Chapter 12: Fires; Chapter 13: Expansive Soils; Chapter 14: Melting Permafrost; Chapter 15: Rising Sea Level; Chapter 16: Trapped Moisture; Chapter 17: Freezing; Chapter 18: Ice Damming

ISBN: 9781550923506
ISBN-10: 1550923501
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st November 2007