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Miami-Dade Approved

About the Miami-Dade County Code

***UPDATE: This Tax Credit may no longer be available; the December 31, 2010 deadline has passed.***

Miami-Dade County, Florida has a strict bulding code that requires all exterior windows and doors to meet certain critieria designed to protect a building during a hurricane where winds are often sustained at over 100 mph with gusts over 175 mph.

All Windows and "pass-through" devices must be put through several tests beyond normal the Florida Building Code requirments. These tests are:

Impact and Cyclic tests

Air Infiltration

Uniform Static Air Test

Water Resistance Test

Force Entry Resistance Test (required on operable windows)

View Miami-Dade's Approval Checklists here:

What products are approved?

Jeld-Wen's Custom Series Windows and Doors (with Impact Glass)

Solar Innovations' Folding Doors

Impact Testing
Impact Testing