A survey by the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) has found that structural failures from 1995's Hurricane Erin, while fewer in number, were similar to those sustained during Hurricane Andrew. In addition, the SBCCI investigators observed extensive damage to many buildings' "weather integrity" — including loss of asphalt shingles, metal roofing, roofing tiles, and vinyl siding. Since most of the buildings damaged in the storm were built before SBCCI beefed up the fastening schedules for roofing and siding, it's hard to gauge how homes built to current code would have fared in the storm. But Hurricane Erin's effects point up the weaknesses in previous versions of the code and suggest that some new requirements should be stiffened further, concluded the team. Learning a lesson from Erin's relatively mild winds