Built in 1945 and comprised of one single-story building constructed of wood framing with brick veneer, vinyl windows and composition shingle
The mounting-integrated modules snap together and attach directly to a residential composition shingle
roof in less than half the time of traditional mounting systems.
Both have a basic shape similar to a piano tuning fork, each with a central opening where users slide an asphalt composition shingle
to estimate its thickness.
Copper shingles, in particular, "provide all the basic attributes of a copper roof, but the installation is identical to putting up a composition shingle
roof," says Ken Geremia, communications director of the Copper Development Association.
The building, which is less than 12,000 SF, has three types of roofing from radiuses standing seam metal to built-up and finally composition shingles
. This building also has some complicated steel work that includes rolled steel members for the radiused roofs and bar joist up an incline to form the 4/12 composition shingle
Just as for hail damage assessment, a working definition for wind damage must be established in order to properly evaluate asphalt composition shingle
roof coverings, Accepted industry definitions and experience support the definition that wind damage typically manifests in one of three ways: torn or missing shingle tabs; creased shingles, and "hidden damage." Hidden damage is a phrase used to describe torn conditions that are not readily visible when walking on the roof.
"No matter what you do to a composition shingle
, it's never going to be a premium roofing material," Morgan says.
He and the project architect for the Dream House, Christian Barlock, designed three distinctive facade treatments: Contemporary Craftsman, with stucco-covered walls and metal roof; Mediterranean, with stucco-covered walls and terra-cotta tile roof; and Shingle Style, with shingle-covered walls and composition shingle
With a composition shingle
roof, plywood siding, landscaped grounds, and a swimming pool, the house looks like a traditional ranch-style home.
Seamlessly clad in black composition shingle
, the house "has a wonderfully spooky quality," observed juror Simon, "and leaves a memorable impression not unlike a black motorcycle jacket."