Smart Vent Products reports that the use of its automatic flood foundation systems in two coastal homes in and protected the buildings from major flood damage during .
"When struck, both homes experienced extreme flooding, which prompted the Smart Vent foundation flood vent system to spring into action, relieving the floodwater pressure off of the foundation walls," the Pitman NJ-based company states in a press release.
-based , which specializes in the development of coastal residential properties, reportedly installed the Smart Vent System in both homes.
"My four year warranty on all projects necessitates installing products that perform,” said Mark Olson, owner of Olson Development, in the release. “When made a direct hit on Fairfield County in August of 2011, I had close to 40 Smart Vents on two waterfront projects and every one performed flawlessly."