Extreme Weather Construction

New Orleans Cleans Up After Tornado Damage
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New Orleans Cleans Up After Tornado Damage

A series of twisters damaged homes and businesses throughout the greater New... More

Flooding and Damaging Wind Were Most Destructive Natural Hazards in 2016
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Flooding and Damaging Wind Were Most Destructive Natural Hazards in 2016

According to the NOAA Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters Table of Events... More

This Washington Cabin Uses Delicate Detailing to Protect Itself From Storms
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This Washington Cabin Uses Delicate Detailing to Protect Itself From Storms

A cabin on the Washington state coastline strikes a balance between delicate... More

Which Cities Were the Windiest in 2016?
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Which Cities Were the Windiest in 2016?

Hurricane Matthew contributed to last year's top wind speed of 101 mph. More

Resilience: It's Not Political
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Resilience: It's Not Political

Builderonline.com's new Resilient Homes resource center aims to help builders... More

All-in-One Weather Device Helps Keep Crews Safe
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All-in-One Weather Device Helps Keep Crews Safe

Sensor provides real-time weather information, including lightning detection. More

4 Smart Products for a Winterized Home
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4 Smart Products for a Winterized Home

As temperatures cool down and fall is in full swing, most homeowners have one... More

Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?
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Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?

Heat cables may--or may not--be the answer for this wintertime woe, writes... More

A Flood-Proof House That Rises With the Tide
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A Flood-Proof House That Rises With the Tide

Some areas in the UK can't be developed for housing because of the risk of... More

How to Make Exterior Brick Leak-Resistant
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How to Make Exterior Brick Leak-Resistant

The best practices published by the Brick Institute of America call for flashings... More

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