Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Wind uplift tests help assess home hurricane resilience
Two types of tests can help determine a roof's endurance
The capacity of roofs to withstand high winds can help ensure that the structure doesn’t get damaged during storms. Wind uplift tests, either negative pressure or bonded uplift, can gauge a roof's resilience for homes in hurricane-prone areas.