New Report Shows Resilient Construction Offers Strong Return on Investment

Tuscaloosa, AL, October 12, 2022 – The Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research (ACIIR) at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business today released a report analyzing the return on investment for resilient construction of multifamily properties. The study, which measured the economic value of using FORTIFIED Multifamily™, a voluntary beyond-code construction and re-roofing method developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), found the return can be as high as 72 percent.

IBHS launches Disaster Discussions podcast with expert insight on weather-related disasters

RICHBURG, S.C., Oct. 5, 2022 – Disaster Discussions, a new podcast from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), launched today providing a platform to explore the intersection of severe weather and the built environment. Monthly episodes will connect audiences to science, insurance and resilient construction experts to share their insights on the latest severe weather and wildfire research.

Commercial Wildfire Loss Training

Commercial Wildfire Loss Training [Members Only] Duration: 1.5 hours (Approx. 20-25 minutes per module) Pre-requisite: Back to the Basics: Wildfire training This four-part training will give you the knowledge and skills to identify, evaluate, and understand how commercial building components perform during a wildfire.   What you will learn: How the building and the space…