Technical Resources

Construction Standards

FORTIFIED Commercialâ„¢ standards give the details required to make sure your structure fulfills the superior building standards for FORTIFIED Commercial and can withstand severe weather.

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Technical Bulletins

FORTIFIED technical bulletins should be used in conjunction with FORTIFIED Commercial standards. The bulletins contain critical details, expanded descriptions and updates to qualified methods and material requirements.

TB-FC-2016-01 Shingle Installation at the Roof Edge
TB-FC-2018-01 Steep Slope Wood Sheathing Attachmment
TB-FC-2018-02 Low-Sloped Roofing Systems

Compliance Process

This flow chart illustrates the complete FORTIFIED Commercial designation process.

New Construction Compliance Process

Forms & Compliance Checklists

Project Design Form & Compliance Checklist

The Project Design Form and Compliance Checklist is to be filled out by the project architect and licensed structural engineer. It is to be completed during the design development phase of the project and is intended to help the design team verify they have included the requirements appropriate for the selected FORTIFIED designation level. This is to be submitted to the prospective FORTIFIED Evaluator for approval before construction documents are prepared.

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Project Construction Form & Compliance Checklist

The Project Construction Form and Compliance Checklist is to be filled out by the project architect, a licensed structural engineer, and the general contractor and/or roofer. It confirms the requirements for the selected FORTIFIED designation level have been included in the building documents and the contractor and/or roofer is aware of these requirements.

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