August 16th Del City FORTIFIED Home Lunch and Learn for Building Code Officials and Building Inspectors

IBHS FORTIFIED Home™ High Wind / High Wind and Hail
Lunch and Learn for Building Code Officials and Inspectors*

*This education course Applying Fortified Home Concepts for Residential Construction in Oklahoma has been approved by the International Code Council for CE credit.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
City Hall – City of Del City
3701 S.E. 15th Street Del City, OK 73115

The City of Del City
The Disaster Resilience Network
Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS)
Smart Home America

The Brannin Family Foundation & The Tulsa Community Foundation.

Created by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), the FORTIFIED construction method strengthens homes against the devastating power of severe storms, damaging winds, and large hail. Recently passed state legislation will allow homeowners who voluntarily “Designate” that their home meets the FORTIFIED standard to qualify for substantial insurance discounts.
These insurance incentives, as well as the active in-state promotion of the program, means it is likely building inspectors will come across FORTIFIED homes in their communities. This Lunch and Learn will:
• Provide essential information about the resilient construction method and the related scientific research and testing behind the FORTIFIED program
• Follow the process of how an independent, third party FORTIFIED Evaluator inspects a property during the building, re-roofing, or retrofitting of a home
• Examine how IBHS engineers review and designate properties at the three available
levels – bronze, silver or gold
• Compare FORTIFIED standards to existing building codes enforced in Oklahoma, and
• Show how existing academic studies support FORTIFIED’s effect on increased home values in other markets and how it can do the same in Oklahoma.

Mark Zehnal
Senior Roofing Specialist
FORTIFIED Program Manager-Great Plains
Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
Tampa, Florida

Julie Shiyou-Woodard
President and CEO
Smart Home America
Mobile, Alabama

Tim Lovell
Executive Director
The Disaster Resilience Network
Tulsa, Oklahoma

To register, please download and fill out the form below and return it to

Del City FORTIFIED Lunch and Learn Registration Fillable Form

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