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Climatic & Geographic Design Criteria
  • Ground Snow Load – 50 pounds per square foot
  • Basic Wind Speed – 100 miles per hour; 3-second gust - 120 miles per hour
  • Seismic Design Category - C
  • Weathering - Severe
  • Frost Line Depth - 4 Feet
  • Termite - Slight to Moderate
  • Decay - None to Slight
  • Winter Design Temperature - Zero degrees F; also Climate Zone - 15 (International Energy Conservation Code); Heating Degree Days - 7000 -8499
  • Ice Shield Underlayment - Recommended, two courses at eaves and in valleys
  • Flood Hazards - see FIRM Map
  • Maximum Building Height - 35 feet (average above finished grade)
  • Maximum Height to Door or Window - 30 feet (average above finished grade)

 

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