Rising Sea Levels Present New Challenges to Builders And Homeowners Alike

Wendy Rutledge & Mitchell Friesen  |  Development  |  Our Environment  |  January 31, 2020

With sea levels expected to rise 3-9 feet in the next 80 years, FEMA continues to raise flood plain elevation levels every 5 years. These elevations dictate the minimum ground height on which structures can build. For architect Nelo Freijomel, these requirements present a number of new challenges in the building process. Challenges that can ultimately wind up costing homeowners a pretty penny. 

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