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Why Buildings of the Future Must Marry Fire Resilience with Sustainability

Fire Safe Europe

16 Nov 2020

This article published in the November issue of Fire and Risk Management Journal explains why Fire Safe Europe believes that it is crucial to account for fire resilience and fire safety in our approach to buildings’ sustainability.

First, Fire Safe Europe presents the potential impacts of buildings’ fires on environmental, social and economic sustainability. Then, the article shares some poll results revealing the current level of public knowledge on fire resilience. And finally, the article focuses on some of today’s sustainable buildings rating schemes and on why they should include fire resilience.

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