The World Leader in safe, secure shelters.
BEEHIVE SHELTER SYSTEM stands above all other shelters in terms of engineering,
survivability, and long term value.
1. Beehive shelter design
expertise: The BEEHIVE
is designed by a team of engineers and
consultants who have been providing NBC(e) bunkers for the past twenty five
shelter systems, LLC
has gleaned from many leading government agencies around the world, engineering
practices, details and components allowing them to create the most complete
bunker system on the market today. This shelter brings total peace of mind
during all kinds of extreme event conditions.
2. Concrete material:
FIRST priority of survival is the physical
safety of the occupants. The BSSQ-1 shelter is a cast-in-place concrete capsule
that protects the occupants under all kinds of extreme event conditions.
Other shelter companies will try to
mislead you in believing that concrete is an inferior building material; the
reality is in fact just the opposite, concrete is superior to all other building
materials in the shelter industry!
Consider THIS: Concrete is the material
of choice: Concrete
is the preferred professional material of choice for any structure that is in
contact with mother earth; this includes, footings, foundations, columns,
slabs, skyscrapers, bridges, tunnels, mines, dams, bunkers, and shelters
etc. This material provides unparalleled
load bearing properties, impact resistance, fire resistance, corrosion
resistance, noise resistance; this material is eco friendly, energy sustaining
and harbors a long product life cycle.
Concrete is Stronger:
Concrete is stronger
than any other man-made construction material and can achieve strengths of up
to 50,000 pounds per square inch in compression. Reinforced with steel, concrete is virtually
indestructible and is universally used in all types of loading bearing
conditions. It is the material of choice
used by design professionals throughout the world when considering loading, safety,
durability, workability, and maintenance.
(Consideration) What material do
you most often see in commercial construction to hold up buildings? Do you ever see fiberglass or raw exposed steel?
Concrete is Safer:
has an ultimate compressive strength far greater than any other shelter
material. It acts as a natural barrier between the occupant and the outside
environment protecting them from direct and indirect impacts. (Consideration) What happens to the occupants of a fiberglass shelter if any surfaces
are exposed to a direct impact of an object such as a flying vehicle or tree?
How well would a fiberglass shelter hatch connection hold up under a direct
debris impact? Are you willing to stake
your life on such an inferior material?
Concrete is Fireproof:
not support combustion or flame spread and can achieve a fire rating of 2 hours
or more. The thermal massing of the
concrete will temper the inside conditions even during extreme exterior
conditions. (Consideration) What happens
to the occupants of a fiberglass or steel shelter if there is a debris fire
above or around you? Does fiberglass or
steel hold up under high temperatures?
Concrete is Durable:
resistant to freezing, thawing, abrasion; heat, cold, chemicals, water
intrusion, rotting, corrosion etc.
Concrete can last well over 30,000 years in time and actually gains
strength over the product life cycle. (Consideration) What kind of condition would a
steel shelter be in after being buried in the earth for five, ten or fifteen
years? Should you be concerned about
rust or corrosion? Would earth movement
or fractures adversely affect a fiberglass shelter?
Concrete is Eco friendly: Concrete is
friendly to the earth due to its natural material base, i.e. sand, aggregate,
lime. (Consideration) Does your
fiberglass shelter accommodate “green construction” methods? Is it friendly to the earth after its
product life cycle is over?
Concrete is maintenance free: Once
poured and set, concrete will get harder with time and is resistant to rot,
rust, corrosion, and all other natural corrosives. (Consideration)
Does steel or fiberglass shelters have
any maintenance concerns over five, ten or twenty five years? What happens to steel when exposed to
moisture over a long period of time?
3. Ventilation system: The SECOND priority of survival is the air you breathe. The BSSQ-1
a ventilation filtration system developed by the most prepared country in the
world. This system has been tested and
used for over thirty years and comes with the ability to filter most biological
and chemical agents. The system is simple, durable, and proven. This high strength ventilation system will preserve
air quality during any and all extreme event conditions protecting the
occupants from air quality threats.
4. Life sustaining systems: The THIRD priority of survival is the
life sustaining systems. The BSSQ-1 shelter provides everything needed to
accommodate a “normal” life condition.
The bunk rooms have up to 3 bunk beds per room along with optional
sleeping areas if needed. A fully
functional restroom is provided with a small sink and trickle shower. It has a small microwave and fridge as well
as a generous kitchen cabinet for food preparation. The
primary power is supplied by the local municipal power grid, with an optional diesel
generator room and battery backup devises.
This shelter can be equipped or stripped down to the basics, depending
upon your level of comfort.
5. FINAL ANALYSIS: In the final
analysis you want to do whatever it takes to protect your loved ones from the
unknown. The only choice is to select
the leader in shelter design, Beehive Shelter