What 1 Million People Who Moved to Houston After Hurricane IKE Don’t Know That Threatens Their Biggest Asset

Today our biggest assets are vulnerable to destruction because of our reliance on a 5,000 year-old technology that remained virtually unchanged for thousands of years until Armor Glass® ‘Green+Security’ film was created.

Studies have shown how hurricane-force winds (even without the hurricane) hurl wind-borne debris that breaches glass allowing winds to rush in that uplift the roof and force the walls out causing structural failure. One engineer estimated a breach in window glass could yield 50,000 lbs. or more of uplift on a roof.

By protecting the glass from breach, you protect the building from collapse. It’s that simple, yet few people — even in the architectural community — are aware of this vital, property and-life- saving knowledge. As CEO of Armor Glass and AIA course-certified lecturer on “Green +Security,” I asked a survey question in one program with 30 architects. Only 4 of them knew about security film despite living in Houston, which was hit by Hurricane IKE in 2008!

Tornadoes operate the same way. They are condensed hurricanes that destroy by hurling debris through the glass, sending thousands of glass shards flying and instantly pressurizing the building and blowing walls outward, causing chaos inside as the building collapses. Study photos of blown off roofs and you will find a broken window near it every time.

Burglars love glass as an easy entry point. Our videos show how one hit with a brick and they are IN! Glass is so fragile that children can break it, and do every year, causing serious injuries and even death.

School shooters love glass because it’s no challenge. It takes less than two seconds for a shooter to blast into a thousand pieces a tempered glass window or door and enter the building, as the shooter did at Sandy Hook. Armor Glass would have stopped him!

Find out more by reading “Houses of Straw” at our website and ask for a free quote to protect your biggest asset.

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WARNING: ATLANTIC Just Had Earliest Hurricane in Over 70 Years…!

The Atlantic, which has been unusually quiet for two hurricane seasons while CAT 5 after CAT 5 has raged in the Pacific Ocean the past two seasons, has roared to life in an ominous way.  I was on a commercial airliner in January that could not land in the Azores to let off two sick passengers because of Hurricane Alex.  I saw it as we chased the sun from Europe to a landing in Miami.  I had just been looking at blue skies in the Canary Islands from the deck of a ship. On land the locals said “they never get hurricanes” — because they don’t form that far east in the Atlantic. Until now.

For the first time in over 70 years we have seen the formation of a HURRICANE in JANUARY!

If that doesn’t set your hair on edge, it should.  Normally hurricane season begins June 1 as a technicality and the storms begin forming in August and the peak month of September.

A full fledged hurricane in January should be a WARNING to reasonable people that the Atlantic is coming to life. Like gambling, your luck never holds for long. We had two quiet storm years. Chances are the coin will not fall the same this year and it will be either normal or bring more BIZARRE weather events, like tornadoes in Maine in January.

If  the2016 Atlantic  mimics what has been happening in the Pacific the past two years, the U.S. could be in for a series of super-Sandy’s and super-Katrina’s – or even possibly WORSE.

Last year in the Pacific we had a hurricane (called Typhoon there) that broke the gauges–its top wind speeds were beyond CAT 5.  If the scale were changed to reflect the new “normal” of supercharged climate, it was a CAT 7!

Our buildings weakest link MUST be reinforced — or our buildings (the one you are now in) will not withstand these kinds of winds.  You are living in a “house of straw” and don’t know it. Glass is so fragile a child can break it. Storms are stronger than children.

We are now getting hurricane-force winds WITHOUT the hurricanes!  Tornadoes are spreading north and more numerous. Each of these storms breach window glass, leading to death, destruction and damage that could be avoided with Armor Glass.

So my advice is either get Armor Glass installed or read “Houses of Straw” at to see why this is the most urgent and smart move you can make to protect your biggest asset, not to mention your family.  It shows evidence from studies, with photos, what blows apart buildings and how to avoid that with a simple high tech product.

Best part: it will even cut your energy bill to pay for itself over time. it’s green security.

A storm is coming…..

You are forewarned. Are you prepared?

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