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Are Green Buildings Safer?

This research supports the insulated structure which we are now coming to grips with in New Zealand not just from the aspect of energy efficiency but also the safety to the occupants. This was demonstrated in reality in the Christchurch Earthquakes where homes built using the Cornerstone Building System kept their owners safe when those around them were failing. The Radio stations had people phoning in saying how their polystyrene home had minimised the effect of the earthquakes and severe aftershocks.

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