Demonstrate your commitment to helping keep families safe
Individuals certified as FORTIFIED HomeTM Evaluators provide essential inspection and documentation services to builders and homeowners seeking to make their homes stronger, safer, and more durable to specific natural hazards. Building Professionals can earn FORTIFIED-WiseTM credentials to demonstrate a solid understanding of FORTIFIED building principles, construction practices, and verification requirements.
FORTIFIED HomeTM is recognized as the most comprehensive standard for retrofitting homes to reduce damage caused by hurricanes, and the FORTIFIED Home designation for new and existing single family detached homes is only available for properties that meet FORTIFIED Home rigorous standards.
FORTIFIED HomeTM Evaluator Program
In order to verify that a home meets these requirements, an evaluation and verification process must be performed by a certified FORTIFIED Home Evaluator. FORTIFIED Home Evaluators are professionals that are fully qualified, competent, and ethical, and are certified on an individual basis.
FORTIFIED-WISE Training Program
Product manufacturers, building officials, insurance professionals, students, real estate professionals, and associates can participate in this program to gain a deeper understanding of FORTIFIED Home™ and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
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