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October 1, 2006
Ah wind loading, one of my favorite subjects. The IBC defines "hurricane-prone regions" as areas subject to basic wind speeds greater than 90 miles per hour, such as the East Coast. The code also defines a "wind-borne debris region" as an area hurricane-prone where the basic wind speed is 110 mph or greater. The code states that if a building is located in a wind-borne debris area, the window glazing must be impact resistant or protected by an impact resistant covering.
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