The Property Drone Consortium (PDC), a collaboration consisting of insurance carriers, roofing industry professionals and supporting enterprises, says Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) has joined the consortium as a technology member.
TWIA is a residual insurer of last resort that was established by the Texas Legislature in 1971 following Hurricane Celia in August 1970. The company provides insurance coverage to residential and commercial properties along designated portions of the Texas seacoast territory.
“We are pleased that TWIA has decided to become a member of the consortium,” says PDC’s president, Charles Mondello. “Their decision to join demonstrates their commitment to being a forward-thinking carrier that realizes the impact that the use of drones will make on property inspections.”
John Polak, general manager of TWIA, adds, “TWIA understands the importance of implementing new technologies and procedures to more efficiently serve our customer base. The ability to use drones in the inspection and evaluation of properties both before and after catastrophic events is of utmost importance to us.”