Windstorm-rated Building Products, ZHBA

Guide Information for Building Materials


This category covers windstorm-rated exterior building products intended to protect the exterior envelope of structures in the event of hurricanes or tornadoes. The products are typically panel walls, exterior door assembly components, roofing products, skylights, windows, shutters, louvers, grills, structural components, and other products as noted in the individual certifications. For certifications of these products, see:

Windstorm-rated Swinging Door Components (ZHCH)
Accessories for Windstorm-rated Swinging Doors (ZHCK)
Swinging Doors, Exterior (ZHCW)
Door Frames (ZHDL)
Glass Light Frames for Windstorm-rated Doors (ZHDO)
Hinges (ZHDX)
Latching Hardware (ZHEM)
Florida Products Inspected Under the Quality Assurance Inspection Program (ZHFB)
Windstorm-rated Assemblies (ZHLA)
Products for Use in Windstorm-rated Assemblies (ZHLL)

Certain building codes require exterior building products to meet the acceptance criteria of various test protocols. Codes can also require that those products be manufactured under a quality assurance program. Products certified to the test protocols indicated herein and in the individual certifications are manufactured under UL's Follow-up Service, which is the basis of acceptance by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

These products are intended for installation subject to approval by the AHJ.


For information on fire doors, see Fire Doors (GSNV).

For fire door assemblies and window assemblies, see Fire Door Assemblies and Window Assemblies (GSNN).

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