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Guidelines for the installation of solar components on low-sloped roofs

Robert G. Mathey

Guidelines for the installation of solar components on low-sloped roofs

by Robert G. Mathey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar collectors -- Design and construction,
  • Roofs -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert G. Mathey, Walter J. Rossiter, Jr. ; sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Solar Applications and Buildings, Division of Active Heating and Cooling.
    SeriesNBS technical note -- 1134.
    ContributionsRossiter, Walter J., United States. National Bureau of Standards., Center for Building Technology., United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Active Heating and Cooling.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17652401M

    ASTM International is an open forum for the development of high-quality, market-relevant technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services used around the globe. Jan 22,  · Green roof Last updated January 22, Traditional sod roof in Ljungris [], Sweden Traditional sod roofs can be seen in many places in the Faroe Islands. Green roof at the British Horse Society headquarters Green roof of Chicago City Hall. A green roof or living roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a.

    Solar-ready designs have become a new standard for residential houses in preparation for the future installation of a solar system on their roofs. However, the current literature largely lacks considerations of . WinterGuard is one of the key components in the CertainTeed Integrity Roof System® which is comprised of underlayments, shingles, accessory products and ventilation all working together. The Integrity Roof System is designed to provide optimum performance--no matter the weather conditions.

    Workers with less experience can install roof trusses, reducing labor costs and facilitating the installation process vs. other roof suspension systems. Some designs can require having fewer load-bearing walls as these trusses can be used for achieving longer spans, creating open living spaces. Savings in building materials can result. Minimum values of solar reflectance are specified in many countries by regulations on building energy efficiency such as Title 24 of California, as well as by voluntary programs incentivizing energy efficiency like the Energy Star of EPA ; those values are usually differentiated for low-sloped and steep-sloped roofs and, possibly, for building Cited by:


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Guidelines for the installation of solar components on low-sloped roofs by Robert G. Mathey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Guidelines for the installation of solar components on low-sloped roofs. [Robert G Mathey; Walter J Rossiter; United States. National Bureau of Standards.; Center for Building Technology.; United States.

Department of Energy. Division of Active Heating and Cooling.]. ROOF COVERINGS AND BEST PRACTICES. There are many parameters to consider when good roof performance is desired.

Although this process. begins with the proper selection of the roof system for that particular environment, there are other important factors to consider, such as the roof covering, deck, ends, underlayment, flashing, and other.

Why Low-Sloped & Flat Roofs Become Leaky. Even if a low slope roof was properly constructed when new, a combination of age, sunlight exposure (UV-radiation), temperature variations, a history of leaks, and gradual sagging of the supporting wood structure increases rooftop ponding, drainage defects and thus the frequency of leaks.

When engaged in roofing work on low-slope roofs 50 feet or less in width, the use of a safety monitoring system without a warning line system is permitted. Working on Steep Roofs – 29 CFR (b)(11) A steep roof has a slope greater than 4 in 12 (vertical to horizontal). When working on a.

Center for Building Technology: Guidelines for the installation of solar components on low-sloped roofs / (Washington, D.C.: The use of aerial infrared thermography to compare the thermal resistances of roofs / (Washington: U.S.

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"Roofing work on Low-slope roofs." Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each employee engaged in roofing activities on low-slope roofs, with unprotected sides and edges 6 feet ( m) or more above lower levels shall be protected from falling by guardrail systems, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems, or a.

of roof solar reflectance (color) on a building's heating and cooling energy requirements in many parts of the country. The prevalence of asphaltic materials in built-up roofs means that many existing low-sloped roofs are black and have a low solar reflectance.

Aggregate surfacing can increase the roof's Cited by: These roofing standards are helpful in guiding product manufacturers, construction companies, architectural firms, and other producers and end-users of these parts and components in their proper fabrication and installation, as well as the possible hazards involved during these procedures.

List of roofing standards developed by ASTM. Such roofs are common in the South and Southwestern U.S. (for example).

Other tile roof systems rely on the tile design and installation to shed water effectively, using the underlayment as a surface padding, as leak protection during installation.

Such roofs are found in Norway, northern Europe, and in the Northern U.S. such as in Minnesota. ddc cool & green roofing manual | ddc preface preface nyc department of design and construction In recent years, there has been great interest in the potential of two roofing strategies – “cool” (or light colored) roofs and “green” (or planted) roofs – to reduce the energy consumed by individual buildings.

@article{osti_, title = {Evolution of cool-roof standards in the United States}, author = {Akbari, Hashem and Akbari, Hashem and Levinson, Ronnen}, abstractNote = {Roofs that have high solar reflectance and high thermal emittance stay cool in the sun.

A roof with lower thermal emittance but exceptionally high solar reflectance can also stay cool in the sun. Preventing Falls through the Design of Roof Parapets Summary Workers are exposed to risks from falls during construction, operation, maintenance, and demolition of build-ings.

Parapets are the parts of the wall assembly that extend above the roof [Rajendran and Gambatese ] and can prevent falls from low-sloped (flat) roofs. Last month, we addressed applying and maintaining membrane roofing through the seasons. This month, we’ll examine the design of metal roof systems for cold seasons, aided by the Metal Construction Association’s helpful guide, Guidelines for Commercial Roofing:.

Metal roofs have turned out to be problematic in our area. While a low-slope metal roof could in principle be properly built in the situations we encounter, that seems to be the exception.

For a slope below about 3/12, metal must be fully soldered in places that get snow and. Obvious or unforeseen, roof problems are always a pain and undoubtedly a significant expense. BUILDINGS magazine examined which problems are most common and the conditions that can either cause or be the result of premature failure and reduced service life of low-slope roof systems.

This is not a self-diagnostic guide, but rather an informative list of some of the problems most often battled. Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Positive slope and dependable drainage Fire, wind and impact resistance Ease of maintenance For new buildings, pitched roofs are strongly preferred over low-sloped roofs.

If low-sloped roofs are provided, the incorporation of parapet walls into the design. roofkey Roofing Guidelines. Revised - This Web Page Updated January 12, The roofkey Roofing Guidelines are here to help both the Property Owner and Roofing Contractor have a good quality roof installation.

Passing our roof inspections greatly reduces the chance of roof leaks, other roofing problems, callbacks and litigations.

Roofs must be inspected and made leakproof before solar installation. On other roofs, solar panels may be installed flush to roof but must be sealed to prevent water from getting under panels. All solar components must be inspected at the owner's expense for roof dampness and structural safety at least once every two years.

Learn About TPO Roofing Systems. Get to know more about one of the most popular commercial roofing systems. Learn More. In contrast, hot roofs absorb much more solar energy than cool roofs, making them hotter.

Solar reflectance and thermal emittance are the two key material surface properties that determine a roof’s temperature, and they each range on a scale from 0 to 1. The larger these two values are, the cooler the roof will remain in the sun.In fact, California Tile 24 action in the Building Energy Efficiency Program, started inprescribed minimum values of solar reflectance and thermal emittance to be reached in low-sloped roofs on both residential and nonresidential buildings (Akbari et al., b).

These values should be measured and labeled by the CRRC organization, which Cited by: 8.Guidelines for roofing applications. Roofs and roof coverings shall be of materials that are compatible with each other and with the building or structure to which the materials are applied.

The flood test shall take place after installation of the waterproofing membrane and prior to the installation of any above.