Other types of pipe insulation can cost as little as 50 cents per foot, the IBHS
says, so check your local hardware store.
, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, has an entire research center in Richburg, South Carolina, dedicated to testing residential and commercial construction materials, practices, and systems.
While at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where I worked prior to joining IBHS
, we launched two ambitious moonshots: the first, to double the number of policyholders with flood insurance, and the second, to quadruple mitigation investment nationwide.
It can't be any clearer: these codes work," said Debra Ballen, IBHS
general counsel and senior vice president of public policy.
Craig Tillman, IBHS
board chair and president of North Carolina-based WeatherPredict Consulting Inc, said, 'IBHS
is a uniquely capable research organisation and respected thought leader in the building science arena.
weighs 47 data points to assess program effectiveness, including code adoption and enforcement; building official training and certification; and, construction trades licensing requirements.
"For low-slope roofs, a Class A-rated roof includes testing and rating of the entire roof system assembly, which includes the roof cover, insulation, vapor or air barriers, and the type of deck," IBHS
(39.) For example, at least four states permit property insurers to discount premiums if the insured property is certified according to standards created by the insurance industry's research center, the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS
Browning stated that the IHPA is particularly excited about this meeting as it brings together speakers and representatives of the IHPA, Smart Home America, IBHS
, Strengthening Alabama Homes, FORTIFIED and those addressing the Nation's flood risks.
The Insurance Institute for Building and Home Safety (IBHS
) has conducted tests of many different types of natural catastrophe in its state-of-the-art facility in South Carolina.
Another property protection and recovery planning tool IBHS
offers small to mid-sized businesses is www.disastersafety.org/open-for-business/, which advises business owners about mitigating property loss, preventing data loss, and lining up backup suppliers.
Determine which pieces of electrical equipment absolutely must operate throughout the power outage, advises the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS
), a professional group for insurers and reinsurers and the provider behind disastersafety.org.