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2014-09-10 23:01:05

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has teamed up with the International Economic Development Council to provide small businesses, local communities and business organizations with powerful emergency preparedness information and a special toolkit. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During the next live episode of the Code Red! radio show specifically dedicated to personal security, safety and emergency preparedness issues across America and around the world, host...

2014-09-02 23:03:38

Create a plan to reduce risk before disaster strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) joins with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign to encourage home and business owners to take time during National Preparedness Month to reduce risk and be ready before natural disasters strike. “This year’s theme: “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,” zeroes in on the importance of planning in...

2014-08-24 23:00:07

The 22 anniversary of Hurricane Andrew reminds us to be prepared as we enter the busy party of hurricane season. Look into the FORTIFIED Home(TM) Hurricane Program to learn how to strengthen your home. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The 22nd anniversary of Hurricane Andrew on August 24 provides a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes and the damage they can do to communities. Andrew caused approximately $23 billion in insured losses, left 250,000 people homeless,...

2014-07-15 23:00:50

IBHS applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1786, a critical windstorm bill that authorizes funding for increased research that would significantly reduce the vulnerability of homes and businesses to wind-related hazards. IBHS urges the Senate to pass this bill and Congress to take the next crucial step by appropriating money to fund this critical program. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) applauds the U.S....

2014-07-02 23:00:49

Building science experts from IBHS are available to provide recommendations for how property and business owners can prepare for and recover from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Arthur. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Building science experts from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) are available to speak with media about Tropical Storm Arthur, which is expected to be upgraded to a hurricane soon. Experts can provide specific recommendations about how property owners...

2014-07-01 23:03:47

Prepare Property Now for the High Winds, Rain, and Flooding that Often Accompany Tropical Weather Systems Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today advised all residents along the East Coast to closely monitor weather conditions and prepare their homes and businesses now for a possible tropical storm or hurricane. “Meteorologists are forecasting the possible formation of the first tropical depression off the Florida coast within...

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...

2014-05-07 23:03:30

Video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to announce that video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit, Designing for Disaster, which opens to the public on May 11....

2014-02-20 23:02:04

Historic demonstration based on three years of research. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 One year ago today, researchers at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) made history by creating the first-ever full-scale hailstorm in a controlled laboratory environment during a test demonstration at the IBHS Research Center in Richburg, S.C. “Replicating a hailstorm as closely as possible to what we observe in the field involved a great deal of creativity, scientific...


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