Code Alert - Canadian Dynamic Wind Uplift Testing
This code alert discusses the Canadian Dynamic Wind Uplift Testing. As a result of Carlisle’s continuous dynamic uplift testing program for the Canadian market, four new UL-certified assemblies are now available. These assemblies offer dynamic wind uplift resistance values ranging from 33 psf to 80 psf as outlined in this code alert.
Code Alert - FM 1-28 Summary Update
This Code Alert summarizes changes made to the FM 1-28 Property Loss Prevention Data Sheet, dated February 2020. One key change relates to roof zone dimensions to align with the ASCE 7-16 Design Standards. In some cases (depending on the roof dimensions, building height, and slopes), four zones may exist: interior, inner perimeter, outer perimeter, and corner zones.
Code Alert - Re-Roofing Assemblies for Recover Applications
As part of Carlisle’s commitment to providing unique roofing solutions for the re-roofing market, this code alert spotlights economically viable options for recovering existing roofing systems. The assemblies are designed to offer simple, convenient, and value-based roofing solutions; allowing for quick installation with minimal disturbance or interference to the building operation. The existing substrates include asphaltic roofs, standing seam metal roofs, and single-ply membrane assemblies.
Code Alert - Wind Uplift Testing for the Florida Market
As part of Carlisle’s continuous testing program for the State of Florida, testing was recently conducted on various TPO, PVC, and FleeceBACK® membrane assemblies targeting the re-roofing/recover market.