Published on March 11, 2014
Do you live in a Hurricane Prone State? Rick De La Guardia, E.I., M. ASCE firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.wxnation.com/weatherblogs/wire/date/2005/10
Who should be concerned with ever increasing threats of powerful storms? http://www.jumpjet.info/Emergency-Preparedness/Hazard- Maps/Hurricane_Evacuation_Plan_States.gif http://www.wbdg.org/images/env_wind_1.gif
Hurricanes are not just a Florida problem… http://news.discovery.com/earth/early-hurricane-forecasts-what-are-they-worth-110407.htm …but Floridians are the most experienced
A LESSON LEARNED: HURRICANE ANDREW (1992) http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/s966.htm http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/133761 http://www.magazine.noaa.gov/stories/mag205.htm
What stands between us and the hurricane? Windows Doors Our Building Envelope Products
Window Walls & Storefronts Curtain Walls Skylights Railings
Glass Types: Monolithic: Annealed Heat Strengthened Tempered Laminated Insulated Insulated-Laminated Glass Strength Factors Annealed 1.0 Heat Strengthened 2.0 Tempered 4.0 What is the primary material of our envelope products? Glass
Strong winds and flying debris can cause havoc http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/1992andrew.html
But so can flooding Hurricane Katrina 2005 l http://www.illinoisphoto.com/main/v/hurricane/new-orleans/katrina+damage+aerial+view.jpg.htmlhttp://www.katrina.noaa.gov
Who can best help you understand selecting, designing, testing and specifying Hurricane Resistant Building Envelope products and Codes? For a blog on and more information about hurricane mitigation you can visit: http://dlgengineering.blogspot.com/ Or you can connect through: https://plus.google.com/+RickDeLaGuardiaTheBuildingEnvelope/about
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami. President/Founder of DLG Engineering, Inc., a structural consulting firm based in South Florida. Past-President of the University of Miami College of Engineering Alumni Association 20 years experience consulting in the building envelope and glazing field. Developed and presented live webinars for the American Society of Civil Engineers on Hurricane Mitigation Design ( January, July and November 2013) Vice Chair of the Architectural Engineering Institute’s Curtain Wall Committee. Presented on hurricane design of glazing systems to: Florida Structural Engineers Association ATC-SEI 2012 Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference Written articles on: “Allowable Strength of Glass: How to Design Safely for Today’s Threats” (US Glass Magazine, July 2010) “Growing Awareness: Changes in ASCE 7-10 to Affect Hurricane-Prone Regions” (Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal, December 2011) Rick De La Guardia, E.I., M. ASCE email@example.com
"The United States Hurricane ... residents along the hurricane-prone ... historically has caused the greatest loss of life and extreme ...
Hurricane danger zone: The 10 places ... who live near the coast tend to be ... with the three most hurricane-prone states in ...
Home » Latest News » Top Ten Most Hurricane Prone States Top Ten Most Hurricane Prone States. Posted by LaurenC on July 3, 2012 in Latest News ...
Rating the States Atlantic and Gulf ... building code and enforcement systems in hurricane-prone states. ... of people who now live in hurricane-prone ...
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A HURRICANE. 2 ... many parts of the United States experience heavy rains, ... People who live in hurricane-prone coastal areas should ...
HURRICANES Tips to prepare, ... Center in your area so you can get the help you need. ... If you live in a hurricane-prone area ...
10 states with the most natural disasters. ... See if you live in one of these disaster-prone states ... storms and tornadoes associated with Hurricane ...
Best Places to Live | Compare cost of ... Hurricane Hotspots ... We also found the “United States Landfalling Hurricane Probability Project” very ...
Super Hurricanes and Typhoons ... These hurricane-prone coastlines, ... hold enormous potential for economic loss and loss of life.