The complete information packet for the NSSA 2020 Storm Shelter Conference is available at the link below.
Check out our latest newsletter by clicking “download” below. This newsletter is full of information about our upcoming conference, including an event schedule, PLUS a partnership that’s going to save our members significant money. If you haven’t registered for the virtual NSSA Storm Shelter Conference on Nov. 17, sign up today on our homepage.
See instructions for submitting public comment regarding the ICC 500 2021 draft by clicking “download” above. Shared by Kimberly Paarlberg, RA,International Code CouncilCodes and Standards, Senior Staff Architect Dear ICC 500 Committee members and interested parties, ICC is pleased to announce the ICC 500 Committee for Storm Shelters has completed their review of the Public […]
Click on the “download” button above to access the ICC 500 2021 draft. PLEASE NOTE: If you require a higher resolution PDF for better readability, contact Ben Harris at [email protected]
According to the Associated Press, a family of four in Moss, Mississippi, survived an April 12 tornado by sheltering in their residential concrete safe room. Homeowners Andrew and Amber Phillips and their two children rode out the storm in their safe room, which was part of the home they bought a few weeks prior. The […]
Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the recent tornado events in Tennessee. The mission of the NSSA is to provide information and education on safeguarding against national disasters. Now is a good time to reflect on the safety of our families and neighbors in regards to providing storm shelters with the required […]
In 2020 NSSA will produce and distribute a regular newsletter. Click below for the first installment. January 2020 newsletter Highlights include the recipient of the 2019 Kiesling award, info on new executive committee members, a labeling and listing update, and a letter from the NSSA president. Any inquiries or submissions for future issues should be […]
Editor’s note: NSSA members are instrumental in storm-shelter projects all over the country. We will regularly highlight organizations and companies and the work they are doing to keep Americans safe. Dome Technology is finishing construction of a storm shelter on the Tupelo High School campus that, when complete, will be the largest community storm shelter […]
At the annual NSSA meeting Dr. Ernst Kiesling, NSSA executive director and leadership partner, received a tribute that included stories and pictures of his family, his Texas Tech Wind Science and Engineering leadership, and his lifelong career accomplishments that led to creation of the tornado shelter and safe-room concepts. Following the tribute, Kiesling received […]