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The Anatomy of Tinted Laminated Glass

Jan 17, 2019 10:25:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, window treatments, Regulation of Windows, double glaze windows, laminated glass, impact glass

With double pane and laminated glass installations, single pane glass windows have become dated, inefficient, archaic, and ultimately obsolete.

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Top Florida Product Approved FAQ's: Asked & Answered

Dec 6, 2018 9:58:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in florida building code, florida building codes, Regulation of Windows, window and door professionals, windows

Systems, rules, and regulations foster consistency and uniformity for organizations, including the construction and building industry. 

Florida law and the Florida Building Commission have created several criteria to guide the industry and ensure the safety and durability of the components being used in Florida building constructions, including a product approval system which ensures:

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The Fine Print in Florida Energy Code Affecting Your Building Projects

Oct 19, 2018 11:34:30 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in window replacement, Regulation of Windows, Environmental Protection Agency, window frames, home buying, energy efficiency, building code, Installing, Codes and Certifications

It wasn’t too long ago that we were introducing you to the 6th edition of Florida’s Building code, and now, there is also a new edition is expected to be released in 2020.

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Breaking Down the Florida Product Approval Process

Sep 12, 2018 2:27:28 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in Regulation of Windows, building code, professional doors, windows for professionals

States create and enforce regulations for several reasons, such as safety and quality assurance. Requirements will differ state to state, even county to county due to varying factors.

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Complete Rundown: How the EPA Regulates Windows

Jun 19, 2017 3:07:35 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in Environmental Protection Agency, Regulation of Windows, vinyl windows

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is tasked with protecting human health and the environment – including homeowner products and emission standards. The EPA is responsible for enforcing the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule to monitor homes and buildings before 1978 are required to be certified.

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