Code Alert - Mechanically Fastened Roofing Systems FM 1-29
This Code Alert will focus on the 2020 FM 1-29 performance-based and prescriptive enhancement requirements for membrane attachment on mechanically fastened roofing systems. This includes linear induction-welded systems.
Code Alert - Very Severe Hail (VSH) – FM Approvals
As part of Carlisle SynTec Systems’ ongoing testing program for high-performance and unique roofing system assemblies, extensive Very Severe Hail (VSH) testing has been completed at FM. The main VSH hail belt (as determined by FM) is in the Midwest, but other areas of the country have shown interest in these robust assemblies.
Code Alert - UL Class A - Wood Deck Applications
Carlisle has been committed to providing unique roofing solutions for the combustible deck market for many years, and its Class A fire rated assemblies have undergone many evolutions. The assemblies have steadily become more cost competitive, lighter in weight, and easier to install.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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.