Exposure of New Roofing Systems

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338017
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-325
Physical description22 p.
SubjectRoofs
AbstractOne of the primary considerations in the enclosure of an environment is the provision of a roof that will prevent the entrance of water. The use of waterproofing membrane is now common. This membrane depends upon its inherent waterproofing qualities to function effectively rather than upon the shedding principle which is used in shingle-type roofing. This report is a description of the nature of the materials exposed, their application and some results of a visual examination after one year of exposure in Ottawa.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7506
NPARC number20338017
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-29
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