Storm Check is a storm resilient homes trial in South-East Queensland, delivered by Brisbane Sustainability Agency in partnership with NRMA Insurance.
About the program
During the Storm Check trial resilience experts from Brisbane Sustainability Agency will conduct assessments for a group of homeowners in South-East Queensland, to identify ways to help make their homes more resilient and understand what motivates homeowners to act on the recommendations of resilience experts.
About storm resilience
Research shows us that future climate change will lead to more frequent and more damaging weather in Australia, including severe storms, hail, tropical cyclones and bushfires.
There is a need to adapt to make homes more resilient, which can help protect homes and people and reduce the stress, inconvenience and unexpected costs of cleaning up after a storm.
Storm Check focuses on protecting the building envelope by making maintenance and modification recommendations that go beyond building code requirements for South-East Queensland.
What do we mean by severe weather and natural disasters?
These terms refer to the range of weather events that have the potential to cause damage and affect the safety and wellbeing of people and communities, including bushfires, tropical cyclones and severe storms.
The Storm Check program focuses on severe weather related to severe storms and tropical cyclones, including damaging and destructive winds, heavy rain, large hail, dangerous surf and tornadoes.
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