FORTIFIED Commercial™ is a voluntary, superior construction standard and designation program designed by IBHS for new/existing construction that addresses specific natural hazard risks and recommendations for reducing damage.

  • FORTIFIED Commercial™–Hurricane for hurricane-prone areas
  • FORTIFIED Commercial™–High Wind & Hail for non-hurricane-prone areas
  • 3 designation levels—Bronze, Silver and Gold—for different budgets and resilience goals




High Wind & Hail

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IBHS has created a series of FORTIFIED Technical Bulletins that should be used in conjunction with FORTIFIED Commercial™ Standards. The bulletins contain critical details, expanded descriptions and updates to qualified methods and material requirements.

Building Materials


FORTIFIED for Safer Business

A voluntary, superior construction standard designed by IBHS for new commercial buildings that increases durability and resilience to all natural hazards.