Over the last decade, the United States has experienced numerous hurricanes that have inflicted loss of life and property damage in excess of 40 billion dollars. In response, many coastal regions are now adopting strict building code provisions intended to enhance the structural integrity of commercial buildings.
Republic offers a wide variety of hurricane tested and certified door and frame products both as components and as complete assemblies. The chart, Republic Windstorm Product Matrix, depicts the extensive testing that Republic has done along with size and hardware configurations approved by the state of Florida for coastal areas subject to the damaging affects of hurricanes/windstorm force winds and debris.
Republic approved assemblies include but are not limited to the following quality hardware brands:
- Air Louvers, Inc. Vision Frames and Louvers
- Precision Hardware
- Best Access