Heldenfels, robust-home specialist peg ‘Win-Wind’ solution for hurricane extremes
- Published: Monday, 13 October 2014 15:50
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Heldenfels Enterprises Inc. (HEI), San Marcos, Texas; and CP staff
In alliance with HEI Building Systems Division, Coastal Fortified Homes (CFH) has designed a carbon fiber-reinforced precast concrete wall system to withstand Category 5 hurricane exposure (winds > 157 mph) and attendant flooding or storm surge. The system premiers at a development of eight 1,600-sq.-ft. properties in Port Aransas, Texas, located between San Jose and Padre Islands.