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A Conversation with Dean Ruark About Preparing for Hurricane Season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be above-normal according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, which predicts that there will be three to six major hurricanes (Category 3 or stronger). Dean Ruark, vice president, … Continue reading

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ASTM Highlights Windborne Debris Standard Prior to Hurricane Season

As hurricane season approaches, ASTM International gave a history lesson on its windborne debris standards for glazing systems. David Hattis, president of Building Technology Inc., led a webinar titled, “Windborne Debris Standards in Hurricanes for Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, … Continue reading

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PGT Sees Strong Sales Ahead of Hurricane Season

The demand for impact-resistant windows appears to be growing in Florida as the state prepares for what could be another active hurricane season. PGT Innovations, based in Venice, Fla., announced this week that sales hit $140.3 million in the first … Continue reading

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Schools Focus on Glass after Parkland Shooting

As a result of tragedies such as those that occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., some school administrators and parents look at glass as a possible protector … Continue reading

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