Wind

Garage Doors Research – Members-Only Assets

Research Garage doors or roll‐up doors on residential and commercial structures have often been damaged in hurricanes, tornadoes, and high wind events, due to impacts from flying debris; positive or suction pressures; weak tracks on the doors themselves; and inadequate attachment of the doors to the building. When it occurs, wind damage to garage and…

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Wind

Garage Doors: Assessing Garage Door Damage and Associated Roof Damage

Research Garage doors or roll‐up doors on residential and commercial structures have often been damaged in hurricanes, tornadoes, and high wind events, due to impacts from flying debris; positive or suction pressures; weak tracks on the doors themselves; and inadequate attachment of the doors to the building. When it occurs, wind damage to garage and roll‐up…

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DDA: Hurricane | July 17, 2019

DDA: Hurricane | July 17, 2019 IBHS DISASTER DYNAMICS ACADEMY PRESENTS Inside the Eye: Defending Homes Against Hurricane Damage Join IBHS for a special one-day edition of Disaster Dynamics Academy focused on severe Atlantic-born tropical storms and hurricanes. Looking through the unique lenses of both the 2017 and 2018 hurricane seasons, we’ll spend a day…

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DDA: Wildfire | October 16-17, 2019

DDA: Wildfire | October 16-17, 2019 IBHS DISASTER DYNAMICS ACADEMY PRESENTS Wildfire DDA Join IBHS for a two-day, hands-on educational program that will focus on wildfire, explaining the dynamics of how wildfire forms and behaves, and demonstrating the severe property  damage they can cause. This unique opportunity focuses on the intersection of weather science, building science,…

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