American Modern's headquarters is the third organization to install a roof farm, joining IBHS
, which has one on its Research Center campus in Richburg, S.
Taking time to do this now will save money and time later," said Gail Moraton, IBHS
business resiliency manager.
is a research and communications association solely supported by the property insurance industry that focuses on translating its building science research into real world resilience.
If individual or group therapy are indicated, the resident is referred to a psychologist or clinical social worker who conducts a psychosocial evaluation, meets with the IBHS
medical director to discuss treatment options, and formulates a treatment plan that meshes with that of the medical director.
evaluated 47 key data points to assess the effectiveness of the states' residential building code programs, including code adoption and enforcement; building official training and certification; and, licensing requirements for construction trades who implement building code provisions.
Industry praises new IBHS
disaster simulation facility
Educate policyholders about the availability of code-plus construction standards, such as the IBHS
Fortified program, and encourage them to retrofit their properties and renovate for where-not just how--they want to live.
is an independent, non-profit, applied scientific research and communications organization funded by property insurers and reinsurers.
supporter and spokesman Steve Shapiro, who is married to a Birmingham teacher, said he feared the action was too little too late.
In fact, people are so averse even to the word mitigation that the IBHS
no longer uses it.
In its climate-controlled lab, IBHS
, along with research partners including the U.
previously published a "Rating the States" report in 2012.