With regards to operation, most of our shutters can be closed from the inside. This includes accordion, all bahama shutters, rolldowns, and rollscreens.
Colonials may be shut with a non-rated closure from the inside if desired.
Technically aluminum panels are able to be closed from the inside as well, however that is quite difficult to do considering the precision needed to line up the track bolts. In the event they do not line up, you will have to reinstall all the panels on that opening to fix the spacing.
Non-rolling hurricane screens are installed from outside.
Lexan is either affixed permanantly or can be installed removable- which is done from the outside.