02. February 2024


Last year alone, hail, heavy rainfall-related flooding and storms in Austria are estimated to have caused damage totalling around one billion euros. This destructive force of nature has now been recognised by the population, as a study shows (see ORF report).

Yet damage can often be avoided or at least reduced by taking preventive measures!

Our experts from the EPZ – Natural Disaster Prevention Centre show you specific solutions to be prepared in the event of a natural hazard and prevent unwanted surprises:


It is very difficult for the layman to assess which prevention measures are appropriate for his project.

The hail register, which is freely accessible to everyone, offers the solution! Here you can use a search filter to find the right hail-tested building envelope components for you: to the hail register

Flooding from surface runoff caused by heavy rainfall

Simple and cost-effective preventive measures can also be taken in advance with regard to surface water to prevent potential damage from occurring in the first place. Preventive protective measures for new and existing buildings can be seen in this video.


Covered roofs, destroyed house facades, fallen trees, badly damaged cars. Protect your building with storm clips, for example (more information)

Please get in touch with our experts. They will provide you with site-specific risk documentation including simple and cost-effective solutions!
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