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2014-07-01 23:01:21

Senior executives and CEOs from the property/casualty industry also joined talks. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) CEO Julie Rochman, met with senior White House officials last week to discuss resilience, property mitigation, and related issues. “As the property insurance industry’s building science research arm, IBHS is very focused on mitigating homes...

2014-06-20 23:01:23

Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 It’s summertime and as the temperature increases so do the chances for thunderstorm and lightning activity. Next week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) reminds people to take steps to prevent lightning-related damage to their homes and businesses. “Summer can be a...

2013-10-03 23:02:49

Act Now to Protect Your Home or Business Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 With Tropical Storm Karen approaching the Gulf Coast, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges residents to take steps to minimize wind and water damage from the storm. “People living in the area where a tropical storm is forecast to strike should take steps to protect themselves and their property against harm,” said Julie Rochman, IBHS’ CEO and president. “IBHS offers free,...

2013-09-16 23:01:30

Prepare a plan for disaster before it strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to join in the 10th Annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign. “The time to prepare for all kinds of disasters – whether that means severe weather events or man-made catastrophes – is before they strike. Home and business owners who have plans in place well in...

2011-03-18 00:00:28

During National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 14-18), IBHS encourages people to learn about their specific flood risk and take steps to protect their home or business. Tampa, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 During National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 14-18), IBHS encourages people to learn about their specific flood risk and take steps to protect their home or business. A mix of melting snow and spring rains means home and business owners must prepare now for the possibility of...

2010-12-05 00:13:33

Active Hurricane Season Highlights the Need to Add Hurricane-Resistant Features to Homes and Businesses, Says IBHS With one of the most active Atlantic Hurricane seasons on record now over, the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is encouraging home and business owners to use the cooler months ahead to add hurricane-resistant features to their homes and commercial buildings. Tampa, FL (Vocus) December 3, 2010 With one of the most active Atlantic Hurricane seasons on record now...

2010-10-21 18:49:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today announced the grand opening of its multi-risk research center in Chester County, S.C. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/ibhs/45568/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101021/MM81274 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101021/MM81274 ) The state-of-the-art, multi-hazard applied research and training...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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