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  • n. Storm shutters or other removable protection for all windows and doors in a residence or building against the effects of high winds, rain and flying objects during a hurricane. They can be made of a variety of materials such as aluminum panels, iron or even wood.

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Examples

  • You get shoehorned through the ground-level entrance, then upstairs there's the glass curtainwall, but hardly anywhere to sit.

    Lobbies

  • September 29, 2008 | 10: 57 a.m. Proving that hedge funds may indeed be the new investment banks (as Tom Wolfe told The Observer earlier this month), new hedge fund Dabroes Management has signed for 12,202 square feet on the 24th floor of 1095 Avenue of the Americas, the former Equity Office Properties tower that's undergone $275 million in recent renovations, including a green curtainwall.

    A Hedge Fund Lease as Harbinger and Hope

  • Characteristics of cat 4 damage: More extensive curtainwall failures with some complete roof structure failures on small residences.

    YTD Hurricane Activity « Climate Audit

  • Category 4 hurricanes tend to produce more extensive curtainwall failures, with some complete roof structural failure on small residences.

    YTD Hurricane Activity « Climate Audit

  • These storms can cause some structural damage to small residences and utility buildings, particularly those of wood frame or manufactured materials with minor curtainwall failures.

    YTD Hurricane Activity « Climate Audit

  • This combination of simplified options and an acrylic face sheet allows Major to keep costs down while still providing a dependable, reliable translucent curtainwall system that is easy on the bottom line.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • Major Industries recently released a new line of translucent curtainwall - LightBasic ™ - that features a value-engineered framing system, simplified system options, and a 100% acrylic-based AcrylitGC® face sheet that offers glare-free light while resisting weathering and fiberbloom.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • This economical combination of features allows Major to offer systems at a reduced price point while still providing a dependable, reliable translucent curtainwall system that is easy on the bottom line.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • Major Industries has taken on this challenge by offering a new line of translucent curtainwall - LightBasic ™ - that's value-engineered to offer the benefits of translucent daylighting at a reduced price point.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • * Wausau Window and Wall Systems '7250 Series SuperWall and 8750 Series structural-glazed curtainwall to maximize natural light in the four-story atrium

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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