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Applications open for communities to pilot Buildings and Housing Benchmarks

ANCR has opened the application process for communities to pilot the Buildings and Housing Benchmarks. Deadline is August 1, 2020, at 5:00 pm EST.

ANCR Executive Director to Co-Host Twitter #CODEversation

ANCR Executive Director, Ryan Colker will co-host the Building Safety Month Twitter chat on May 12 at 3pm ET. Join the #Codeversation on resilience and seismic functional recovery.

ANCR Convenes Experts to Support Water Benchmark Development

The Alliance for National & Community Resilience™ (ANCR™) has selected a renowned group of subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop the third benchmark in the Community Resilience Benchmarks™ system—The Water Benchmark.
The Water Functional Area is concerned with the systems that provide the community’s drinking water, treat and dispose of its wastewater and address stormwater management.

ANCR testifies before the House Science Committee

The Subcommittee on Research and Technology and the Subcommittee on Environment of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a joint hearing titled “Calm Before the Storm: Reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program” on Dec. 4, 2019, Ryan M. Colker, J.D., CAE, vice president of Innovation for the International Code Council and executive director of the Alliance for National and Community Resilience, testified at the hearing.

New Report on The Important Role of Energy Codes in Achieving Resilience

Code Council issues white paper on role of energy codes in advancing resilience.