While Florida is known for its sunshine, it still has its fair share of severe weather, especially in High-Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) areas, such as Miami Dade and Broward counties.Read More
From coast to coast, the U.S. has many different kinds of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes.Read More
Each state has varying geographical climates and terrains which makes their building codes different per each state’s unique requirements.Read More
Building a home isn’t as easy as stacking legos. Professionals have to carefully research and select the appropriate materials and installations that satisfy several Florida regulations, including Florida Building and Energy Codes as well as varying other local requirements.
There is a minimum of two ways to comply with Florida Energy Code, prescriptive and performance.Read More
Building codes may seem burdensome, but they have a purpose and are beneficial for homeowners in several ways.
These regulatory guidelines ensure that the foundation of a building can withstand the powerful winds resulting from severe weather, among other purposes.Read More
Construction professionals are all too familiar with the complexities of local building code and regulatory building confinements and the minuscule details in between. Finding quality products for customers to help them save on energy bills and protect their home during severe weather is yet another challenge building professionals face.Read More
Out with the old and in with the new! In a short few months, Florida homeowners will be faced with the reality of tropical storms and severe weather patterns during hurricane season; so, if you’re considering home renovations or building a new home, then now is the time to choose materials and installations, such as Florida Product Approved impact glass windows, that will give you peace of mind, even in the worst storms.Read More
Building homes in Florida is not equivalent to building homes in California or New England. Each region has to accommodate different terrains, weather patterns, and many other factors. Several Florida homes are designed to capture breathtaking oceanfront views, but they aren’t as breathtaking in the midst of an impending hurricane.Read More