Posts Tagged ‘ Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety ’

IBHS Supports Obama’s Recent Executive Action

Feb 11th, 2016

The Tampa, Fla.-based Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), is backing President Obama’s recently signed executive order, Establishing a Federal Earthquake Risk Management Standard, which he signed last week. IBHS supports the administration’s efforts to create more resilient communities in areas at risk for earthquakes. The new standard requires federal agencies to use earthquake-resistant design […]

IBHS: Stronger Construction Standards can Reduce Tornado Destruction

Feb 27th, 2015

“The devastation and damage to homes and businesses caused by tornadoes can and should be reduced by better construction methods,” says Dr. Tim Reinhold, chief engineer and senior vice president of research at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). Reinhold has new recommendations to reduce tornado damage through stronger construction practices and […]

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