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Shingle specification

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asphalt; shingle; wind; resistance; asce; astm; IBC

Properly specifying the wind resistances of asphalt shingles can be more complex than most designers may realize. Further complicating the situation, many building codes currently do not implement asphalt shingles’ wind-resistance test methods consistent with how test methods are written.

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