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Homeowner's Guide to Hurricane Retrofit -- 2002, IBHS

Homeowner's Guide to Hurricane Retrofit -- 2002, IBHS

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The purpose of this document is to provide homeowners with guidance on ways to retrofit one and two-family homes in order to reduce losses from hurricane winds. It contains suggestions and recommendations based on professional judgment, experience and research and is intended to serve only as a guide.
The purpose of this document is to provide homeowners with guidance on ways to retrofit one and two-family homes in order to reduce losses from hurricane winds. It contains suggestions and recommendations based on professional judgment, experience and research and is intended to serve only as a guide.

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Is Your Home ProtectedFrom Hurricane Disaster?
 A Homeowner’s Guide to Hurricane Retrofit
 
A Homeowner’s Guide to Hurricane Retrofit
Prepared by the Institute for Business & Home Safety. The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)is an initiative of the insurance industry to reduce deaths, injuries, property damage, economic losses,and human suffering caused by natural disasters. IBHS is a not-for-profit research and communicationsorganization committed to institutionalizing natural disaster protection as a public value.
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The purpose of this document is to provide homeowners with guidance on ways to retrofit one andtwo-family homes in order to reduce losses from hurricane winds. It contains suggestions and recommen-dations based on professional judgment, experience and research and is intended to serve only as a guide.The authors, contributors, and publisher disclaim all warranties and guarantees with respect to theinformation in the document and assume no liability or responsibility with respect to the information.
© 2002 Institute for Business & Home SafetyAll rights reserved.ISBN-1-885312-14-8
 
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The staff of the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) wishes to acknowledge the valuable input of all those involved in the preparation of this brochure. In particular, we extend our thanks to:
W. Lawrence Schwab
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, Bloomington, Illinois
Ronald J. Hein
CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago, Illinois
Thomas J. Frost, AIA
Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Country Club Hills, Illinois
J.R. McDonald, PhD
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Photo from Hurricane Iniki. This photowas reprinted by permission of KHON-TV,channel 2, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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