STP Published: 2019

Roofing Research and Standards Development: 9th Volume

Editor(s): Molleti Sudhakar, Walter J. Rossiter Jr.

Expand your knowledge base on successful roof performance with 11 peer-reviewed papers. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing, the research presented in this book is consistent with the broad range of standards activities within the committee.

Both practical and fundamental topics are addressed, with papers on:

– the impact of cool roof technologies upon heat wave meteorology and human health in Boston and Chicago
– validation of roofing membrane composition by NMR: products of ketone-ethylene ester and polyvinyl chloride
– waterproofing applications for floodproofing and resiliency
– the IBHS roof aging farm program
– the necessity of underlayment
– understanding walkability and grip to deck of roof underlayment
– lab conditioning methods for asphalt shingles
– the thermal impact of typical roof penetrations
– energy resistance of commercial roofs
– durability of polyolefin polymers in steep slope roofing underlayment materials
– effects of moisture in concrete roof decks on vapor retarder adhesion

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Developed by Committee: D08
Pages: 232
DOI: 10.1520/STP1621-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7689-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7688-1