High Wind and Seismic: Publications

OSB nonresidential constructionIn areas susceptible to severe weather conditions, builders and designers are challenged with creating structures that will withstand the forces of nature. While regionalized building codes address the necessary design requirements, APA provides additional resources and details construction practices that help homes to perform even better against hurricanes, high winds, severe moisture and earthquakes.

The following APA publications focus on wind-resistant construction recommendations. Click on the links to download the PDF.