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One Year After Sandy: Affordable Hurricane-Resistant Construction Technology Now Available with Insurance Discounts for Resilient Construction
Date:10/28/2013

Gulf Shores, AL (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, there are encouraging signs that bode well for consumers and government entities that future storms don't have to have the same costly impact on lives and finances.

Defender Technologies, Inc., of Gulf Shores, Alabama is finishing the first truly affordable hurricane proof home ever built in the United States, using a very simple patented and proven building process. The homes are built to withstand winds up to 200 plus mph, and are virtually tornado and hurricane proof. Video reports of the unique construction process are available at http://www.DefenderTechnologies.net.

Insurance companies and insurance regulators are also taking the lead in encouraging stronger, more-resilient construction by providing significant homeowner discounts for smarter, stronger, and safer construction used in hazard-prone areas. The FORTIFIED Home program supported by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (http://www.disastersafety.org) and Smart Home America (http://www.smarthomeamerica.org) has been adopted in several coastal states, providing homeowners up to a 60% reduction in wind hazard coverage for new homes built to the FORTIFIED standards.

For the Company's CEO, Riji Dixon, it's personal. He and his wife Lynn were almost killed and their neighborhood demolished in a tornado in Ft. Smith, Arkansas several years ago. Since then, the home builder has been searching a system to use in building homes that look great, and at the same time would save lives. Almost a year ago-shortly after Sandy, Dixon and Defender Technologies acqui
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