Storm and Wind Resistance

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Federal Government Draws Lessons From Joplin Tornado

A U.S. government research agency has released a long report that analyzing damage from the tornado that blasted Joplin, Missouri in spring of 2011, and suggesting ways the nation could better prepare for similar storms. More

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Comeback Milestone: Joplin, Missouri Hits A Billion In Post-Tornado Permits

Rebuilding is not complete, but Joplin’s post-tornado building boom is rolling along. More

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Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'

In solving the mystery of an ongoing but elusive leak in a Colorado roof, Steve... More

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More Wall Bracing Options Using OSB

The Engineered Wood Association has been working to broaden the choices for using... More

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Reform Bill Fails, But Could Be Revived

Texas Windstorm Insurance Reform Bill Fails, But Could Be Revived More

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Joplin, Missouri: Two Years Later, Tornado Recovery Progresses

Devastated by a killer tornado two years ago, Joplin, Missouri, is well on the... More

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Homes Could Be Toughened Against Most Tornadoes, Says Engineer

Damage from deadly tornadoes could be reduced with simple construction upgrades,... More

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Repairable Moment Frame

The Strong Frame SMF withstands earthquakes better than most special moment frames... More

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Another Nor'easter Pounds the Northeast

The latest in a series of tough winter storms brought more flooding and more... More

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"Weeding Out the Weak": Blizzard Poses Risk of Roof Collapses

Whether roofs fail depends on specifics of the weather — as well as on the special... More

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