PRODUCT EVALUATION REPORTS
Let our product evaluation design experts assist you with design & national certification of your manufactured products.
WE EVALUATE PRODUCTS TO ENSURE THEY PERFORM THE WAY YOU DESIGNED THEM.
Whether it is regulatory and code compliance for permit or optimal product performance, product evaluations are extremely beneficial.
Though there are similarities from one evaluation to another, the expertise of the evaluating organization can significantly impact the usefulness of the evaluation process.
Our talented team of product evaluation design experts can assist you with the design & certification of your manufactured products to achieve certifications from multiple approval entities.
WE SPECIALIZE IN CREATION, OPTIMIZATION & TECHNICAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OF PRODUCT EVALUATION TESTING PROTOCOLS, DESIGN & CERTIFICATIONS FOR:
*Technical Evaluation Reports are used for evaluating products across the US or in Florida for products outside the Florida rule. Click here for more information.
Our evaluation methods fully comply with all current IBC & Florida Codes & are used for permits across the US.
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HELP CENTER: PRODUCT EVALUATIONS
Pros and Cons of Obtaining a Florida Statewide Approval Vs A Miami Dade Approval and how a TER fits in
Two common means of product evaluations in Florida are Florida Statewide Approvals (FSA’s) and Miami-Dade Notices of Acceptance (NOA’s). To help determine whether these evaluations
If you are a manufacturer with a Florida or Miami Dade Approval, or if you are trying to install a tested and approved large missile
READ BELOW BEFORE USING PLANS PURCHASED FROM ENGINEERING EXPRESS FOR YOUR PROJECT General Information: The documents you receive contain a physical or digitally certified
Editorial changes are permitted within the state product approval system when an approved product is modified but no additional uploads are needed, and there is
Start by reading our articles about product approvals by Clicking Here. You’ll learn when they’re really needed, what information we need, how they help, and
If you need to find a Florida Approval number please visit https://floridabuilding.org/pr/pr_app_srch.aspx For a Miami Dade NOA please visit http://www.miamidade.gov/building/pc-search_app.asp
QUESTION: Why do certain door products rate a certain p.s.f like -60/+60 then lower ratings are shown throughout the product approval? Usually, the higher
We are frequently asked what are the limitations applied on Small Missile Impact and Large Missile Impact products. Engineering Express takes into consideration the following
In the 7th Edition Florida Building Code (2020), missile level E is valid in and outside of the HVHZ (Broward and Dade Counties) when it
Overview Changes to the 2020 Florida Building Code for Porous Impact Protection Devices Porous Impact Protective Systems: ASTM E1996-12A brought a significant change to Porous
As of January, 2021, here is an explanation from Miami Dade County’s Product Approval System (Product Control) on the differences, timeframes, and fees for their
The question of whether or not an installer can substitute the spacer that separates the outer from the inner glazing on an insulating glass unit
Explanation: In the event of a high wind event, it is the concern of building codes ASCE-7 and ASTM specifications that windows and doors don’t
We frequently get asked to re-seal our product approvals after they have been approved by the state. They are validated by comparing them to the
Technical Evaluation Report – TER – Types of Product Evaluations Typically Performed By Engineering Express
Engineering Express provides structural design evaluations of various types of mechanical equipment exposed to weather. There are four (4) evaluation types typically performed, each with
About Validators & Quality Assurance Compliance It is often asked of us to explain the validator and quality assurance requirements of the Florida Statewide Product
Designers and manufacturers create building products based on how they think people will use them and conditions they will resist through their life cycle. To
HERE’S 3 MYTHS ABOUT PRODUCT APPROVALS: Background: Product evaluations (sometimes called “product approvals”, “ICC reports”, NOA’s or similar) for building components are the general
When is an Engineer Seal Required, Why Do We Write ‘Draft’ on Unsealed Work, And About Digital Seals
In Florida (as well as many states): If an engineer produces a drawing that is not a final plan, it needs to be sealed and