Oldcastle's StormGlass™ Earns Miami-Dade County Approval

Oldcastle Glass® has announced that its StormGlass hurricane impact-resistant product has been approved by the Miami-Dade County Building Code Compliance Office.

According to information from Oldcastle, StormGlass has been undergoing testing by numerous window and system manufacturers, and has passed with window sizes up to 50 square feet and at high wind pressures of more than 130 psi.

"Acknowledgement by Miami-Dade County officials that StormGlass has met these very tough building requirements is a key turning point in ensuring the success of this product in the marketplace," said Ted Hathaway, chief executive officer. "After months of testing, StormGlass has earned its place as a top performer in resisting the very high design pressures required by the extreme wind zones of South Florida."

According to John Bush, director of laminated products and development, the Notice of Acceptance will allow Oldcastle to promote the benefits of StormGlass more aggressively.

"The StormGlass team has worked diligently to demonstrate the capabilities of this product to protect people and property from the adverse effects of hurricane high winds," said Bush.

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