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Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systems
Fourth Edition
by C. W. Griffin

For decades, Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systems has been the most widely respected guide to designing, constructing, and maintaining low-slope roofing systems.

The fourth edition covers major advances in design and materials, as well as changes in building codes. It gets you up to speed on:

  • roof system performance
  • emerging materials
  • drainage
  • wind uplift
  • vapor control
  • fire resistance
  • thermal insulation
  • reroofing
  • and much more!

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Roof as a System
  3. Draining the Roof
  4. Structural Deck
  5. Thermal Insulation
  6. Vapor Control
  7. Wind Uplift
  8. Fire Resistance
  9. Historical Background of Contemporary Roof Systems
  10. Elements of Built-up Membranes
  11. Modified-Bitumen Membranes
  12. Elastomeric Membranes
  13. Weldable Thermoplastics
  14. Flashings
  15. Protected Membrane Roofs and Waterproofed Decks
  16. Sprayed Polyurethane
  17. Metal Roof Systems
  18. Field Inspections
  19. Reroofing and Repair
  20. Roof-System Specifications
  21. Roofing Guarantees and Warranties

Glossary of Roofing-Related Terms
Index

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Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systems
Fourth Edition
by C. W. Griffin

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