Comparison Chart

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Product Comparison Chart

Comparison of our Hurricane Protection Products, sometimes these are called: wind abatement or wind mitigation or hurricane mitigation products. The table below should give you a guide line as to which product is suitable for a particular situation, as far as Hurricane Protection, usage and additional benefits or specifications.
 

  Slat: Barracuda Slat: RCE40 HV Bertha / Piranha Lexan or Aluminum Fiber Mesh
Design Pressure (Windspeed) Slat: Barracuda Slat: RCE40 Slat: HV Lexan or Aluminum Fiber Mesh
Compliance with Building Codes FBC, IBC, TDI, Dade, HVHZ, NHVHZ FBC, IBC, TDI, Dade, HVHZ, NHVHZ FBC, IBC, Dade, HVHZ FBC, IBC, TDI, Dade, HVHZ, NHVHZ FBC, IBC, NHVHZ
Operator Options - Manual
- Motorized
- Remote Controlled
- Home automation integration
- Manual
- Motorized
- Remote Controlled
- Home automation integration
Manual Fixed, but removable Fixed, but removable
Ease of installation during storm can be closed from inside the home without opening window can be closed from inside the home without opening window can be closed from inside the home without opening window from outside only, if not windy from outside only, if not windy
Storage self contained in upper housing self contained in upper housing slides to the side, stack can take up balcony space auxiliary room, garage (small space, can be rolled up) auxiliary room, garage (small space, can be rolled up)
Advantages          
  Slat: Barracuda Slat: RCE40 HV Bertha / Piranha Lexan or Aluminum Fiber Mesh
Price
Additional Benefits Security, Privacy, Insulation Security, Privacy, Insulation Security, Privacy - -
Aesthetics Extra Small Housing Small Housing Side Stacks Lexan: almost invisible See Thru, colored
Materials Extruded Aluminum Extruded Aluminum Extruded Aluminum Aluminum / Lexan Woven polypropylene threads
Available Colors   
  
  
  
  
  
  
Max. Windows / Door width 15' 6" no storm bar: 5' strombar: 24' unlimited unlimited unlimited
Max. Windows / Door height wood: 7' concrete: unlimited block: unlimited ? 10' ? 14'
Opening Shapes e.g. circles, trapezoids