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Impact Certified for Coastal Regions

K-Force impact upgrades were required to meet missile D, Zone 4; laminated grey-lite glass was used in the French-Style outswing patio door, sidelites and elliptical transom. Horizontal PDL bars add simple decoration to the doors and sidelites, while an open-hub sunburst pattern adorns the elliptical.

  • K-Force impact upgrades were required to meet missile D, Zone 4; laminated grey-lite glass was used in the French-Style outswing patio door, sidelites and elliptical transom. Horizontal PDL bars add simple decoration to the doors and sidelites, while an open-hub sunburst pattern adorns the elliptical.
  • Ultra Series Crank-Out & Stationary Casements, Rectangular & Half-Circle Transoms, Outswing Patio & Entrance Doors, and Folding Doors were built with K-Force impact resistant upgrades to meet missile D, Zone 4 certification.
  • In early October 2010, the property experienced one of its first heavy storms as the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole tracked across New England. Those at Ocean House comfortably watched from their large windows and waited for the storm to pass.
  • Kolbe Sterling double hungs helped restore the romance and historic elegance of this grand Victorian hotel, while offering impact protection in this coastal, hurricane-prone area.
  • To ensure proper performance, H. Carr & Sons Construction of Rhode Island installed a total of 530 Kolbe K-Force® windows and 123 doors on Ocean House. These include a combination of aluminum-clad Ultra Series and all-wood Heritage Series products.
  • The traditional design detailing and wood construction of these windows and doors match well with the New England aesthetic. Without modifying this appearance, all of our K-Force® products are tested to withstand intense coastal conditions and impact code for the area.
  • TerraSpan lift & slide doors can be impact certified to IPD4 for storm protection. <i>(Limitations apply)</i>
  • The high-performance energy and impact features are integral to Kolbe\'s K-Force® window and door designs. This means structural reinforcements are invisible, allowing clear, safe, comfortable window views from 49 boutique hotel rooms and 23 year-round residential suites.
  • Ultra Series windows and doors met the specifications of the WaterColor BeachClub resort. The finish and hardware were designed to resist the harsh saltwater environment, and handicap sills were added to the swinging doors to meet ADA compliance.
  • This WaterColor BeachClub tower has casement picture windows with a finish resistant to seacoast air. This landmark overlooks the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Kolbe\'s K-Force® impact certified windows and doors played a key role in enabling the Turks & Caicos Sporting Club residences to withstand Ike\'s assault.
  • A mix of Kolbe K-Force® windows and doors, including double-hungs, casements, exterior doors and paneled French doors, were installed in 14 exclusive one- and two-story Sporting Club properties, known as the Le Grand and Columbus Beach Cottages.

Prepare Your Home or Business for Hurricane Season

Hurricane force winds can wreak havoc on coastal communities and result in massive devastation. Kolbe understands the need for protection against these harsh environmental conditions. K-Force® impact products are specially designed with the strength and durability to withstand hurricane force winds and flying debris. Windows and doors are independently tested to meet or exceed the strict building codes of the coastal region.

What makes K-Force impact products stand out from the rest? K-Force impact products have the same beautiful appearance for which Kolbe windows and doors are known. No unsightly brackets or visible rods holding the sash in place. No extra locks to fasten in order for the units to be at the highest performance against the elements.

  • Ultra Series Sterling double hung windows have achieved HVHZ and IPD4
  • Same beautiful appearance as non-impact products
  • Several products meet the more rigorous Florida Building Code and Texas Department of Insurance requirements
  • Insulated laminated glazing systems offer security and energy efficiency

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