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Hello, those windows in the 140 to 150 mph wind zones will have to be custom made tempered 1/4" plate glass.. no standard window with a DP rating for 5O mph will withstand such force.... additionally the entire home will have to build to withstand such forces.
Here is one of several sources
Let me know what you think, am I on the right track for you? We can discuss this without a time limit,
When you have what you need, please locate the 'Finish and rate' link and click on it, that is the only way the company pays me for my time and expenses. Thanks!
Yes it seems that I did,
Have your red the link I provided yet? its blue, just click on it,
These are manufacturers of hurricane rated windows,
We can go from there
You will be better off if I opt out and one of our architects picks up your question hopefully.
Meantime here is chart on the DP ratings vs wind velocity and how DP varies with the window area in square feet,
I put in a refund request for you.
That link has the answers you are looking for however