The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems—2015
The 2007 and 2009 versions are no longer available
This manual provides best industry practices and technical information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to membrane roof systems used in low-slope applications. The manual includes information about roof decks, air and vapor retarders, rigid board insulation, roof membranes, fasteners, surfacing, accessories, roof system configurations and roof re-coverings. This latest edition has a new format which will assist in proper product and material selection. Users can initially refer to the first chapter which contains a selection of roof system configurations. Each of the configurations has a list of applicable roof components along with references on where to find additional information in the manual. Also included are 203 construction details for built-up roof (BUR) membrane, polymer-modified bitumen, liquid-applied, EPDM and other single-ply membrane roof systems.
This publication is a volume in The NRCA Roofing Manual series. Each volume of the series is intended to be updated every four years. For example, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems—2012 will be updated in 2016, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2013 will be updated in 2017, etc.