Most people believe the old saying 'bigger is better.' However, regarding security shutter housing sizes, this just isn't true! The Barracuda rolling shutter is equipped with neat, compact, small housings, end retention technology, and it even eliminates the need for storm bars. This US patented product allows for smooth, quiet operation, and the latest in hurricane protection. In addition, the Barracuda meets and exceeds the most stringent standards including: the Texas Department of Insurance, International Building Codes, Florida Building Codes, and Dade County restrictions.