IBHS launches program to help contractors strengthen homes against storms, disasters
New initiative sets stronger construction standards meant to withstand all manner of severe weather
To help build homes better able to withstand storms and natural disasters, the Insurance Institute for Business and Home (IBHS) has created the FORTIFIED program. The initiative offers construction standards to help contractors and homeowners strengthen their homes against hurricanes and high winds, wind-driven rain, earthquakes, hail, wildfires, flooding, and severe winter weather.
Comments on: "IBHS launches program to help contractors strengthen homes against storms, disasters"
More like this
- Wind uplift tests help assess home hurricane resilience
- Task force to examine resiliency in the face of climate change
- HUD guide offers low-cost solutions for disaster-proofing homes
- IBHS: Stronger roofs could help homes be more resilient
- Reinforcing roofs to withstand hurricanes not expensive, says Florida non-profit