2018 FORTIFIED Home™ Volume Awards Honor Builder Commitment to Resilience; IBHS Celebrates 12,500 FORTIFIED Homes!
How IBHS’s innovative research can help communities prepare for hurricanes.
Dr. Anne Cope is the chief engineer for the Institute, whose mission is to “study buildings to figure out how to make them stand up to what Mother Nature brings.”
As hurricane season nears, CNBC’s Diana Olick looks at the stronger building standards in the FORTIFED Home program. Building a home better prepared to face a hurricane isn’t as expensive as most homeowners think.
IBHS Members have access to a wealth of resources about disaster preparedness and recovery, as well as building science research results. WHY IBHS Severe weather disrupts lives, displaces families, and drives financial loss. IBHS delivers top-tier science and translates it into action so we can prevent avoidable suffering, strengthen our homes and businesses, inform the…
The scale of wildfire damages in America is worsening, and this trend must change. In 2018, wildfires caused more loss of life and property damage than any other weather-driven peril in the U.S.—with the most tragic and expensive wildfires occurring in California. Much can be done to reduce property damage during these events.
Dr. Ian Giammanco talks hail field research with The Weather Channel.
Testimony of IBHS CEO Roy E. Wright before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means on The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change
CEO Roy E. Wright addresses Ways and Means on climate change adaptation; Calls for bilateral support of tax credits to encourage property owner investments in home and business resilience.
FORTIFIED resilient construction standards are changing how communities prepare for severe weather, learn how.