Of all the building components, the roof system faces some of the most severe challenges. In cold climates, a roof must be properly sized, well sealed, energy efficient, and perform reliably under the extremes of each season.

The Cold Climate Housing Research Center provides extensive information on roof systems for structures in the Circumpolar north.  


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