Residential Wind Damage in Mississippi: Potential Hurricane Damage Reduction through Improved Building Codes and Construction Practices

Description: 
Provides an estimate of the effectiveness of various mitigation measures. Also assesses the cost impacts from the standpoint of wind resistance requirements of moving from no adopted residential building code to adopting the 2003 International Residential Code.
ID: 
The object
Organization: 
LSU Hurricane Center
Author: 
Marc L. Levitan, LSU, Carol Hill, LSU, and Eric Stafford
Date (Year): 
2 006
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