New Name. Simpler Product.
The FORTIFIED Bronze designation is now FORTIFIED Roof™.
Benefits of FORTIFIED Roof (compared to FORTIFIED Bronze)
Focus is on strengthening the roof, a home’s first line of defense against severe weather.
Scope of work is now limited to work routinely performed by roofers.
New name is more meaningful to homeowners and roofing contractors.
Workflow is now streamlined for Evaluators and roofers, making process easier.
Several FORTIFIED Bronze requirements are NOT REQUIRED to earn the new FORTIFIED Roof designation.
No longer required as part of FORTIFIED Roof are:
- Uplift resistance of wide gable end overhangs.
- Enhanced gable end sheathing.
- Strengthened wide vinyl and aluminum soffits.
- Workflow streamlined for Evaluators and roofers.