Ice on Roofs

  1. (PDF, 303 KB)
  2. Get@NRC: Ice on Roofs (Opens in a new window)
AuthorSearch for:
Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 89
Physical description5 p.
SubjectRoofing; ice; pitched roofs; flat roofs; heating cables; ice dams; Snow and Ice loads
AbstractThis paper is concerned chiefly with ice on the eaves of sloping roofs. It describes conditions necessary for formation of ice dams, how roof leakage occurs, and design precautions or remedial measures necessary to limit ice formation and leakage.
Publication date
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : La glace sur les toits
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number956
NPARC number20324976
Export citationExport as RIS
Report a correctionReport a correction
Record identifier7ac35b87-2373-4634-a348-9f644d5476d3
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
Bookmark and share
  • Share this page with Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Google+ (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Delicious (Opens in a new window)