Posts Tagged ‘ IBHS ’

IBHS Testing in Pictures

Jul 20th, 2012

Insurance Organization Conducts Commercial Building Hurricane Test

Jul 17th, 2012

The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) is holding a full-scale commercial building hurricane test at its Chester County, S.C.-based Research Center today but DWM magazine got a first look Monday afternoon during a guided tour of the testing facility. According to IBHS media relations manager, Joseph King, two 30- by 20-square-foot building [...]

IBHS and Xactware Collaborate to Analyze Texas Hailstorm Damage

Jul 6th, 2012

Xactware and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) announced they are conducting an in-depth claims analysis of a major hailstorm to study the performance of doors, windows, roofs and other building structures in extreme storm conditions. The analysis will center on a massive storm that battered Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, on [...]

IBHS Says Modern, Enforced Building Codes Critical to Reducing Storm-Related Damage

Jun 8th, 2012

To highlight ways the 18 hurricane-prone states along the Atlantic Coast and Gulf of Mexico can improve their building standards, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) conducted a state-by-state analysis, evaluation and comparison of building code and enforcement systems for residential buildings. The report, “Rating the States: An Assessment of Residential Building [...]

IBHS Helps Build Stronger, Safer St. Jude Dream Home

Jan 27th, 2012

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) announced that the standards of its FORTIFIED for Safer LivingĀ®, a construction program for new homes that provides specific standards and guidelines to build strong, safe new homes, will be used in the construction of the home in the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Eads, [...]