The code has been revised to require asphalt shingles used on
buildings located in areas where the basic wind speed is 110 mph
(49 m/sec) to be tested in accordance with ASTM D3161, "Standard
Test Method for Wind-resistance of Asphalt Shingles (Fan-Induced
Method)," Class F (110 mph). As an alternative, the loads on and
wind resistance of asphalt shingles now are permitted to be
determined according to UL 2390, "Test Method for Measuring the
Wind Uplift Coefficients for Asphalt Shingles," and ASTM D6381,
"Standard Test Method for Measurement of Asphalt Shingle Mechanical
Also, asphalt shingle packaging needs to bear a label indicating
compliance with ASTM D3161 or listing from an approved testing
agency, such as Underwriters Laboratories Inc., referencing...
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