It is just a little wind. Most commercial business owners will hear the wind pick up outside and never give it a second thought! Commercial Owners need to be aware that any time the wind picks up outside, your commercial roof is taking the brunt force of it. Yes, that structure above your head can be seriously affected when the wind picks up it could cause the roof system to fail.
It does not take much wind to cause significant damage to flat commercial roof systems. In fact, a 40 mph to 50 mph wind can pull off loose fascia and edge flashing. The stronger the wind and older the roof, the more likelihood that some damage may occur. Periodic Roof Inspections should be done right after strong windstorms. This helps commercial owners spot roof issues and address them quickly.
Next time that you hear the wind banging against the office window, do not just shrug your shoulders about it. Have your roof system inspected to ensure no damage has occurred.