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IBHS: Church Mutual’s building safety research partner

Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to help protect your organization from natural disasters and offer industry-leading research to ensure the safety of your people. Together, we offer resources to help protect your organization from severe weather and natural disasters, such as:

EZ-PREP: Severe weather emergency preparedness and response planning

Being prepared for emergencies is your first line of defense and needs to be one of your greatest priorities. We have worked with our partners at IBHS to offer a customizable guide, called EZ-PREP, to help your organization plan for severe weather and develop a response planning toolkit.


Customizable tools

In addition to these resources, IBHS also offers tools to help prepare for many other hazards your organization could encounter.


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About the IBHS Research Center

IBHS is the only lab in the world that can test full-scale one- and two-story residential and commercial buildings in a controlled, repeatable fashion for highly realistic windstorms, wind-driven rain, hailstorms and wildfire ember storms.

Research tools

Here are some short clips of each research tool in action at IBHS's research facility.

Wind tunnel

Wildfire ember generator

Rain system

Roof aging farm

Hail cannons





If you have additional questions or need help with identifying ways to protect your organization from natural disasters, contact our Risk Control Central team:

Call: (800) 554-2642, ext. 5213


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Telephone (800) 554-2642 or (715) 536-5577

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