Research This study investigates the wind-induced pressures for both Australian and North American roofing tile systems using full-scale testing at the IBHS Research Center. This research is a collaborative effort between IBHS and the Cyclone Testing Station (CTS) at James Cook University to investigate wind loads on tiles and implications to the wind design standards…
Though a wildfire’s wall of flame might look most destructive, 90 percent of fires are ignited by flying embers, some the size of a human hand.
Engineers intentionally set a home on fire inside a facility in Chester County Wednesday to learn more about the devastation that wildfires can cause.
It is impossible to build a fully fireproof home, but researchers are now focused on making homes at least fire resistant.
Learn how you can protect your home from embers.