Understanding New ICC-500 Standards for Design & Construction of Storm Shelters

Experience a safer and more open world

New standards require more openings throughout public facilities to be equipped with tornado resistant doors and locks.

Download the whitepaper to learn what facilities are affected by these new standards and how to comply.

This whitepaper covers the following tornado storm shelter topics:

  • Design standards (IBC, ICC, FEMA, local code)
  • Shelter design approaches for various building types
  • Aesthetic considerations for the benefit of occupants
  • Real-world case studies of installation and use