Monday, February 24, 2020

Are 3D-Printed Buildings Safe?



As 3D-printed homes, offices, and other buildings become a reality, questions over whether 3D-printed structures are code-compliant and safe have surfaced among fire and building safety professionals. In this episode of Learn Something New™ by NFPA Journal®, we take a look at this new technology and how it stacks up to traditional construction materials and methods.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Business Insurance



Is your business prepared for an earthquake or other natural disasters? Two out of five businesses don't re-open after disaster strikes. The I.I.I. offers these tips.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Renters Insurance



You signed your lease; you're ready to move in, right? Not quite. Just because you're renting, doesn't mean you don't need insurance. Consider getting a renters insurance policy to protect your possessions.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Covered: The Story of a More Insured World



What does it mean to live in a more insured world? For one thing, it means we’re protecting lives and property by being better prepared to withstand and recover from floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters. And this all goes back to a basic idea: the time to think about insurance is now and not when or after we experience a loss.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Biggest Trials of Being a Small Business Owner



Passion might drive someone to own a business, but that doesn’t mean the job comes without sacrifices and challenges. Here are the owners’ top pain points.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Paradise Undercover Sting Press Conference 1-31-20



Following a two-day CSLB undercover sting in the town of Paradise, this press conference was held at Paradise's new Building Resiliency Center.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Flammable Refrigerants: Are You Prepared?



Flammable refrigerants are an emerging issue that all responders need to be prepared to handle.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Protractor Podcast: Live From The International Builders' Show (IBS) 2020



Protractor podcast host Martin Holsinger was joined by Morgan Molitor, Brady Johanson and Christopher Quinn at 2020's International Builders' Show (IBS), the largest annual light construction show in the world.