Flooding can cost millions of dollars in damage, find out how you can protect yourself against nature’s most deadliest disaster.
Flood Risk America’s mitigation measures help protect your ground floor lobbies, elevators, essential utilities, valuable assets, and expensive equipment, while preventing interruptions in critical services. The benefits of flood mitigation can reduce vulnerabilities, lower flood deductibles and premiums, and allow businesses to obtain better coverage limits on flood insurance.
It is important to understand your properties vulnerability and create a flood safety plan. We can help you prepare for flooding and protect your property. If your building is at risk of flooding, our 24/7-flood deployment team is dispatched to your location immediately, providing protection and avoiding flood loss.
24/7 Flood Monitoring – When flooding occurs in elevator pits or mechanical rooms, the Flood Sensory Systems sound alarms and will notify you and our monitoring center in real-time via email or text, sending the elevator up to the next highest level.
· Lower flood insurance premiums and deductibles
· Free flood risk assessment identifying your properties vulnerability to flooding
· Remain operational during and after the flooding
· Avoid a flood loss
· Biodegradable materials
· Environmentally friendly
Flood Risk America (FRA) is a proactive Flood Risk Management company specializing in thorough evaluation and reporting of flood risks throughout the United States and Canada. This training program emphasizes the conceptual elements of flooding, how to prevent, mitigate, prepare, and recover from an emergency flooding situation. Some of the goals of this new state accredited program is listed below.
To educate participants on the following concepts:
· FEMA standards/Definitions
· Preparation for Flooding Emergency
· Flood Assessment
· Emergency Plan
· Flood Mitigation Measures
· Pre, During, Post Flood Interventions
· Federal Grant Funding
At the end of this training program, participants will be able to:
· Define conceptual elements of flooding and FEMA standard codes
· Understand the elements of a flood and vulnerability assessment
· Create an emergency plan
· Comprehend the available dry and wet flood proofing mitigation measures
· State the known interventions before, during, and after a flooding emergency
· Comprehend the available funding for flood mitigation solutions
By creating this Flood Mitigation Training Program, we hope to encourage the safety and education of the potential of a flooding emergency and to better prepare individuals for natural disasters such as hurricanes and the flooding effects associated with them.
Integrated Project Delivery is an important trend in the AEC industry. Flood Risk America introduced their pre-construction consulting services to the architectural industry to help their IPD systems change in a unique and positive way that may influence a revolution in team collaboration.
For years, there has been a disconnect between FEMA and NFIP regulations. This division has impacted the insurability once construction has been completed. Flood Risk America has found a solution to identify problems and procure solutions to this matter, as well as educating their clients on how to understand FEMA compliant standards and available grant money for flood mitigation services.
Flood Risk America is using their expertise in guiding architects on understanding flood maps and challenging inaccurate flood zone delineations from FEMA for potential qualifications for LOMA and LOMR submissions. They have patented products that are FEMA compliant and certified for flood insurance credits, helping architects to mitigate problems and build in compliance with NFIP regulations. Flood Risk America is revolutionizing architectural design for flood mitigation and integrating project delivery for the AEC Industry.
Benefits of Services:
• Reduce Construction Cost
• Avoid Costly Flood Proofing Errors
• Expedited Permitting Time
• Building FEMA Compliant
• Navigation Through Floodplain Requirements
• Increase Property Value
• Proper Mitigation Measures Against Potential Flooding
• FEMA Grant and Mitigation Funding
Consequences of flooding on elevators and valuable assets can devastate a facility’s ability to function and can also cause loss of business and interruption to both the clients and owners. In various instances, many facilities could not function for long durations because essential equipment was placed in basements, sub-basements, or ground floor levels that flooded. In some cases, components of vital systems were elevated well above the floodwaters, while other elements such as transformers, transfer switches, fuel tanks, pumps, etc., were placed at lower levels, leaving them susceptible to flooding and the elevators and essential equipment in the control rooms and other places were then rendered inoperative.
Our vulnerability assessments provide information and recommendations to improve the functionality of critical facilities by preventing flood exposure to elevators and valuable assets. These assessments describe how essential equipment must be protected from flooding to allow a critical facility to perform its primary function during and after a flood event. Flood Risk America and Flood Risk Canada will help you identify vulnerabilities in essential facility systems and equipment using our comprehensive flood mitigation approach.
Benefits of Our Vulnerability Assessments:
· Reduction to the vulnerability, damage, and disruption of operations during severe
· Remain operational during and after a major disaster
· Education on code requirements and FEMA recommendations
· Customized mitigation plan for protection of essential systems and equipment
· Designed mitigation plan to account for loss of power
· Provision of new construction flood code requirements
· Flood assessment including the investigation of historical flooding on specific
Stephen Gill, Partner and CEO of Flood Risk America & Flood Risk Canada, announced today that they would launch their new Flood Insurance Program at the Golf Course Industry Show in Orlando, Florida on February 8, 2017. Flood Risk America and it’s sister company, Flood Risk Canada will have a booth set up to explain the benefits and terms of conditions related to their new program.
A few months back, golf course owners and superintendents contacted Stephen Gill and told him of the problem they were facing regarding the inability to obtain flood insurance on their bunkers and greens, also they included the amount of business they were losing from flood damage on their courses. Stephen, along with his team of engineers and flood plain managers, began a thorough flood risk assessment on the various surrounding golf courses, pointing out the different areas of the courses that were at risk of flooding. “Not only can we do a flood risk assessment, but we can prevent flooding, water damage, and loss of business with our new products,” said Stephen Gill.
Flood Risk America & Flood Risk Canada service locations all across North America and solve flood problems in a multitude of industries. With one of their businesses located in sunny Florida, the golf industry for flood risk hits home for them. “Our clients are the most important aspect of our job, when they contact us regarding a problem, we want to find them a solution, and in this we take great pride,” said Tiffany Largey, Partner and COO.