We acknowledge with thanks the following resources used in creating the wind resistance pages on this site.
Is Your Home Protected from Hurricane Damage? A Homeowner's Guide to Hurricane Retrofit
Published by the Institute for Building and Home Safety (IBHS) in 1998. The guide is 36 pages. A PDF file for the publication is available online. It is 3.2 MB. Hardcopy can be ordered through the IBHS Web site (Publications link) or by calling (813) 286-3400 ext.223.
Published jointly by Clemson University and the Blue Sky Foundation. 73 pages. (2.6 Meg, PDF)
Republished in 2002 as "Construction Techniques to Protect Homes from High Wind Damage"
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture