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Video webinar discussing wall bracing in preparation for seismic-related provisions from APA - The Engineered Wood Association.
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Video presentation providing top-to-bottom overview of wind-resistant construction methods for wood-framed structures using past weather disturbances to illustrate points.
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Video describing the principles of creating IRC-compliant walls with full sheathing according to APA - The Engineered Wood Association practices.
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Video providing how-tos for wind-resistant wall construction from FLASH Strong Home guidelines.
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Federal Emergency Management Agency
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FEMA
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Video presentation describing updated building codes and their importance for building resilient communities, specifically looking at community lifelines during a disaster, and how to keep essential businesses and government branches functioning properly.
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Weather Proofing America
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Weather Proofing America
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Video explaining how to correctly install wall-to-roof flashing and kick-out flashing to protect walls from rain water damage.
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Kentucky Flood Risk
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Kentucky Flood Risk
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Video presentation discussing the definition of BFE, or base flood elevation, how it's found, and what it means in regards to your home.
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Video explaining the threats of wildfires to homes and how to design your home to have a 'defensible zone' for fire protection. Recommendations from FLASH StrongHomes.
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National Fire Protection Association
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NFPA
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Video from National Fire Protection Association looking into construction differences of homes that survived fires versus those that did not. Part 1 of 2.
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National Fire Protection Association
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NFPA
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Video from National Fire Protection Association looking into construction differences of homes that survived fires versus those that did not. Part 2 of 2.
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PublicResourceOrg
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PublicResourceOrg
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Video from PublicResourceOrg showing which materials are the most and least likely to ignite from embers during a wildfire.
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Video showing how-to's for wind and water-resistant roofs to comply with FLASH Strong Home guidelines.
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Video discussing wind-resistant roof types and providing recommendations on how to choose the right roof type for your home per FLASH Strong Home guidelines.
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Video showing how to frame and design a tornado safe room with wood frame and steel sheathing in accordance with FLASH Strong Homes guidelines.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Lab outlining safe room design for tornados, including materials and tools needed for construction. Part 1 of 6.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs showing how to properly cut lumber and beams to construct the walls of a wood tornado shelter. Part 2 of 6.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs showing how to construct and install ceiling beams for a wood tornado shelter. Part 3 of 6.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs on how to attach plywood sheathing to the walls and ceiling in a wood tornado shelter. Part 4 of 6.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs on constructing and installing the door on a wood tornado shelter. Part 5 of 6.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs showing how to drill ventilation holes and anchor a wood tornado shelter. Part 6 of 6.
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National Fire Protection Association
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NFPA
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Video presentation from the National Fire Protection Association with Dr. Jack Cohen, a fire science researcher with the USDA Forest Service, explaining steps to take to protect critical parts of a home from igniting due to flames and embers.
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Cold Climate Housing Research Center
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CCHRC
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Video from Cold Climate Housing Research Center on how warm air typically leaks out of homes through attics via the stack effect and how to mitigate these effects through building practices.