Revision History

The following table summarizes the change history for the Touchstone Exposure Data Validation Reference since its initial release:

Validation Reference Version

Touchstone Version

Date

Revision Description

1.9.1

4.x and later

November 2018

Updated "Floor of Interest" field in Location Building Detail Fields with -1 Basement support for AIR Hurricane Model for the United States. Updated "Location Group Name" field in Location Contract Fields with note regarding use of exposure coding for campus (group) structures.

1.9.0

4.x and later

August 2018

Updated many topics with new codes (associated with new models or changes to current models) and corrected some errors. Removed mapping information; users can find that information in the model documentation. Added robust descriptions to Industrial Facility Occupancies topic. Updated SIC2-digit codes information as needed.

1.8.0

4.x and later

June 2018

Updated Location Builder Risk Fields to reflect "No Builder's Risk (0)" as the default for Project Phase Code.

1.7.0

4.x and later

May 2018

Updated Southeast Asia Occupancy Class Codes to reflect support for 400-series codes.

1.6.0

5.x and later

August 2018

Updated Location Basic Building Fields and Difference between Gross Area and Floor Area fields to reflect the effect of Gross Area on US Hurricane Model and US Earthquake Model.

1.5.0

5.1

January 2018

Updated Pipeline Construction, Storage Tank Construction and United States and Canada Construction Class Codes with recommendations about the recommended codes to use with the AIREarthquake Model for the United States.

1.4.0

5.1

December 2017

Updated Southeast Asia Perils. Modified note regarding Coverage C in Miscellaneous Construction. Updated several topics with support for secondary risk features specific to Japan Typhoon (JP TY) and Inland Flood (JP IF) models: Location Building Detail Fields, Location Connection Detail Fields, and Location Surrounding Detail Fields. Added note about how to handle anomalous losses when importing Japan exposures with First Floor Height, Custom Elevation, and Custom Flood Standard of Protection fields that  contain zeroes into Touchstone 5.1--Column Heading Automapping for Contract CSV Files. Updated Netherlands Antilles CRESTA Codes. Added note about 400-series occupancy codes to South Korea Occupancy Class Codes.

1.3.0

5.1

October 2017

Updated various topics based on the new AIRInland Flood Model for Japan and on updates to the AIRTyphoon Model for Japan. Affected topics include: Location Values Fields, Japan Occupancy Class Codes, and Japan Perils.

1.2.0

5.0

September 2017

Updated Brick Veneer, Building Condition, Building Exterior Opening, Chimney, Equipment, Ornamentation, Tall One Story, and Wall Type descriptions in Location Roof Detail Fields, Location Building Detail Fields, and Location Wall Detail Fields.

1.1.9

5.0

August 2017

Added Landslide (PLS) and Tsunami (PTS) codes to United States Perils. Updated PEA code in Peril Options with landslide peril (CSV imports only).

1.1.8

5.0

July 2017

Updated: Participation 2 information in Terms (Location Terms). Location ID in Location Contract Fields.

1.1.7

5.0

June 26, 2017

Updated: Percent Placed information; Deductible Fields for Locations; United States and Canada Construction Class Codes

1.1.6

5.0

June 15, 2017

Numerous model updates and exposure data enhancements based on Touchstone 5.0 features, as noted in What's New in Touchstone 5.0 Validation Reference.

1.1.5

4.0

April 20, 2017

Modified information about Apply to Areas and Apply to LOBs in Terms (Reinsurance Programs) and Applying Treaties and Certificates to Areas and LOBs.

1.1.4

4.0

March 16, 2017

Modified validation rules for Year Built in Location Basic Building Fields.

1.1.3

4.0

January 31, 2017

In Terms (Location Terms), the Participation 1 and Participation 2 maximum percentage has been increased to "999".

1.1.2

4.0

November 30, 2016

Added topic describing difference between Gross Area and Floor Area fields. Updated Location Basic Building Fields and Location Building Detail Fields to point to new topic.

1.1.1

4.0

November 2016

In Automobile Construction, updated description for construction code 261 to include applicability for AIRSevere Thunderstorm Model for Canada.

1.1.0

4.0

November 2016

In Location Basic Building Fields, updated Gross Area, Building Height, and Building Height Units. In Location Building Detail Fields, updated Floor Area, Floors Occupied, and Extra Data. In Terms (Location Terms) updated Florida Annual Amount (AA) description.

1.0.9

4.0

September 2016

In ISO Country Codes, added link to spreadsheet that lists ISO alpha and numeric codes for each country or area.

1.0.8

4.0

August 2016

Added "PFL" peril code for Inland flood to United States Perils. In Southeast Asia Perils, added links to model supplements that provided detailed information about construction classes, etc.

1.0.7

4.0

July 2016

Added note to Event Filter Events Tab that you cannot apply an event filter on a stochastic catalog for historical or world scenarios events. Corrected description information for Redundancy field in Location Building Detail Fields.

1.0.6

4.0

June 2016

New features.

1.0.5

3.0.0 and 3.1.0

February 23, 2016

In Location Building Detail Fields, corrected default value for Floor of Interest, which is "0", not "999".

1.0.4

3.0.0 and 3.1.0

February 17, 2016

Added row about Fire Sprinklers to Location Non Cat Fields for Import.

1.0.3

3.0

January 7, 2016

Fixed error in Currency Codes. Currency code for Unidades de fomento is now "UF", not "CLF".

Added usage notes to Occupancy Class Descriptions about updated US Hurricane Model and about choosing between a 300-series code and a 400-series code.

1.0.2

3.0

July 7, 2015

Added link to AIR-ERN Construction and Occupancy Code Mapping for Touchstone 3.0 in the following topics:

       Mexico Construction Class Codes

       South America Construction Class Codes

       Mexico Occupancy Class Codes

       South America Occupancy Class Codes

1.0.1

3.0

June 16, 2015

Added text to indicate that steel construction codes 156 and 158 are valid for the Caribbean

1.0.0

3.0

May 2015

Initial Release

 

 


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