Many people assume when they buy a high-end window, which has for example, a Design Pressure Rating of DP50 (50psf), that they’re getting a window capable of standing up to the weather associated with windstorms, even hurricane force winds. In theory, that’s true, the DP50 rated window is designed to take those wind loads. But […]
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Many of us living in the northeast coastal region of the United States have not considered the consequences of the potential wind field associated with a hurricane making land fall at any point along our coastline. Risk of damages is proportional to the size of the wind field. A wind field is the term used […]