Christina Lewellen, senior editor of Window & Door
We have seen some unbelievable images
coming across the news wires following the devastating tornadoes in
Missouri this week. Those storms follow on the heels of an equally
destructive tornadoes in Alabama, as well as other storms across the
country. Some window and door companies were directly impacted,
including Lincoln Windows
in Wisconsin, and our hearts certainly go out to all of the people who have lost homes and loved ones as a result.
as Hurricane Andrew had significant and far-reaching effects on
building codes in Florida and throughout the Southeast following its
devastation in Florida nearly 20 years ago, I would imagine that the
most destructive tornadoes we’ve seen in a generation in Alabama and
Missouri could impact code discussions moving forward.
you think that's possible? Is the impact of these recent storms
significant enough to warrant code changes? Will window and door
requirements for residences and buildings in “tornado allies” be
stricter in the coming years? Post a comment
or send me an email to share
. How will these storms impact fenestration products in these regions as they’re rebuilt?
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