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Re: Snow Exposure Factor, Ce

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In my opinion Ce is a coefficient based on the overall
exposure for the site, it should not be changed for
the different loading situations (drift, valleys,
sliding, ice dams, etc) that occur on the structure.

--- "Kestner, James W." <jkestner(--nospam--at)>
> When calculating snow drift, should the sheltered Ce
> factor (per IBC Table 1608.3.1) be used since the
> higher roof always will provide a sheltering effect?
> Jim K. 

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