Roof Wind Damage Mitigation: Lessons From Hugo

by Thomas Lee Smith, Natl Roofing Contractors Assoc, Rosemont, United States,
James R. McDonald, Natl Roofing Contractors Assoc, Rosemont, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hurricane Hugo One Year Later

Abstract: Hurricane Hugo caused extensive roof damage in Charleston, South Carolina and surrounding areas. Extensive field investigations have revealed the causes of many of the problems. This paper summarizes the investigative findings and presents recommendations for mitigation of future roof wind damage.

Subject Headings: Roofs | Damage (structural) | Wind engineering | Field tests | Building codes | Hurricanes and typhoons | South Carolina | North America | United States | Charleston (South Carolina)

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