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Winds of change


Professional Roofing


5/2006

34-38

asphalt shingle; wind resistance

Development of a new methodology for determining the wind resistance of asphalt shingles is ner completion and some asphalt shingle manufacturers are beginning to implement it. This article provides an overview of the existing method for determining and report asphalt shingles' wid resitances, describe the new methodology and how it's used, and point out the importance of proper asphalt shingle selection and application when using the new methodology.


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