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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

red the US rights to a system proven effective over the past 12 years in some of the harshest weather areas in the world. Developed in the Philippines and deployed in 15 countries now, 50,000 of these homes have been built without a weather-caused failure. Now that technology is available in the US.

Dixon believes the building system that Defender uses will replace the way builders have historically constructed homes. “We are on the cutting edge of building homes that will last for many generations and safety-wise, will surpass anything being built today, and at a similar cost to traditional wood frame construction”

In addition to their superior high-wind resiliency, the homes are waterproof, mold and mildew resistant, termite and carpenter ant resistant, can withstand earthquakes (up to 7.0 on the Richter scale), are sinkhole resistant, and fire resistant, providing additional insurance discount opportunities to homeowners.

Lastly, the homes can provide energy savings of up to 40% compared to stick-built homes, another motivator for new home construction to be built with the Defender Technologies process.

The Company is currently seeking builders to learn and adopt the system with no franchise or license fees. The only requirement is that an interested builder completes a free four-day training program at their Gulf Shores, AL facility.

Dixon said, “We want to make it easy for homebuilders and developers to get involved to save lives and provide the public with safe, affordable housing. With this easy to learn system, and the available insurance and energy savings, we’re excited to play a part in helping diminish the heartache and expense that future storms would otherwise bring.”

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