is a not-for-profit organization with a membership which includes manufacturers, suppliers, contractors and government agencies involved in hurricane protection systems, information, and education to insure the publics' welfare and safety, therefore minimizing the loss of life and the destruction of property associated with hurricanes.
This was a hot topic when the 2010 Florida Building Code was implemented in March of 2012 and IHPA
was successful in getting a "Glitch Change" approved by the Commission to rectify the situation in the 2010 code.
After some discussions Chris McSorley made an offer via e-mail on December 18 offering pounds 100,00 up front, pounds 150,000 within the fiscal year from the date of contract and a further pounds 50,000 to be placed into an account under the control of IHPA
to go towards the eventual discharge of players debts.
Frank Bennardo, IHPA
Vice President and Professional Engineer, points out that the primary purpose of hurricane and windstorm protection systems is to prevent internal pressurization.
have been working with last season's Devils players over the money still owed to them by club owners.
also finds that current self-described 'third-party, independent' certification programs are very expensive, contain criteria addressing social and other issues that are non-quantifiable and often beyond the control of forest managers, and make little, if any positive contribution toward addressing the real issues affecting forest management and/or deforestation.
Well over a year ago, the IHPA
launched its "Get The Number" consumer advisory campaign.
also criticizes the expensive cost of certification, which they say can cost tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars for the initial certificate.
Dealers interested in tabletop space should contact the IHPA
org The IHPA
has approximately 190 member companies
The board is comprised of industry representatives, including the AWI and IHPA
, as well as environmentalists, conservationists, tropical forest scientists and academics.
and others successfully lobbied against the listing.