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Jim,
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.
Randy

--- "Kestner, James W." <jkestner(--nospam--at)somervilleinc.com>
wrote:
> 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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