Posts Tagged ‘ Hurricane Season ’

Doors and Windows to be Tested as Hurricane Season Nears Peak

Aug 9th, 2023

Hurricane season is about to peak. Though the season officially started in June, nearly 85% of hurricane formation occurs during August, September and October. Fueled by record-high ocean temperatures, the strength of hurricanes is expected to increase this year, claim meteorologists at Colorado State University. The meteorologists forecast 18 named storms, including nine hurricanes and […]

PGT Poised to Meet Impact-Resistant Window Demand in Florida

May 9th, 2022

Jeff Jackson, president and CEO of PGT Innovations in Florida, says the Sunshine State’s new tax exemption for impact-resistant windows has numerous benefits for Floridians, from safety to cost savings. Jackson says the timing of the legislation is perfect for both homeowners and manufacturers, as it comes with the onset of hurricane season while also […]

A Conversation with Dean Ruark About Preparing for Hurricane Season

Jun 17th, 2020

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be above-normal according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, which predicts that there will be three to six major hurricanes (Category 3 or stronger). Dean Ruark, vice president of engineering at PGT Innovations in North Venice, Fla., told [DWM] Magazine how door, window […]

Storm Damage Costs Push Builders Toward Resiliency

Oct 21st, 2019

The 2019 Hurricane season has taken a toll on southern areas of North America and the islands nearby. With several record-breaking storms and possibly one more named storm to come this season, according to AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski, the communities that were hit are feeling the effects to the tune of an estimated $22 […]

How Some Businesses are Preparing for Hurricane Season

Jun 6th, 2016

Hurricane season started officially last week and some reports have as many as eight striking the U.S. in different geographic regions. This has companies in high-impact areas on alert for the major storms. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, there will be anywhere between ten and 16 named storms, four to eight of which […]

It’s Hurricane Season; Here’s What You Need to Know

Jun 1st, 2015

The Atlantic hurricane season begins today and runs through November 30, and the door and window industry wants to make sure its customers are ready. CGI Windows & Doors, a Florida-based manufacturer of fenestration products designed to resist the winds and water associated with these deadly storms, is among the many companies who want to […]