Posts Tagged ‘Hurricanes’
The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1May 21st, 2013
With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their
Hurricane Season Is HereJune 18th, 2010
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) offers tips to protect a building from the damaging effects of a hurricane.
Resilient Coasts Blueprint Outlines Steps to Reduce Risks and Losses in Face of Growing ThreatsApril 23rd, 2009
The blueprint cites the example of 500 commercial clients of the insurer FM Global, which experienced about 85% less damage from Hurricane Katrina as similarly situated properties. The reduced losses were directly the result of building retrofits and other hurricane loss prevention and preparedness measures taken by the insurer’s 500