American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
ASTM D 570: Test Method for Water Absorption of Plastics
ASTM D 751: Test Methods for Coated Fabrics
ASTM D 1079: Terminology Relating to Roofing, Waterproofing, and Bituminous Materials
ASTM D 1204: Test Method for Linear Dimensional Changes of Nonrigid Thermoplastic Sheeting or Film and Elevated Temperature
ASTM D 2136: Test Method for Coated Fabrics-Low-Temperature Bend Test
ASTM D 3045: Practice for Heat Aging of Plastics without Load
ASTM D 4434: Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Sheet Roofing
ASTM D 5082: Practice for the Application of Intermittently Attached Single-Ply for Poly(Vinyl Chloride Sheet Roofing
ASTM E 108: Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings
ASTM E 119: Method for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
ASTM G 26: Practice for Operating Light-Exposure Apparatus (Xenon-Arc Type) With and Without Water for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
FM 4450: Approval Standard for Class 1 Insulated Steel Deck Roofs with 1992 Supplement
FM 4470: Approval Standard Class 1 Roof Covers with 1987 and 1992 Supplements
Approval Guide. 1995.
Single-Ply Roofing Institute (SPRI)
ANSI/RMA/SPRI RP-4-88: Wind Design Guide for Ballasted Single-Ply Roofing Systems
Wind Design Guide for Adhered Roofing Systems. 1988 (Revised 1995).
Wind Design Guide for Mechanically Fastened Roofing Systems. 1988. (Revised 1995).
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE 7: Minimum Design Loads for Building and Other Structures. New York: ASCE, 1993.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-7: Wind Forces on Buildings and Other Structures. Norwood, MA: FM, 1983.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-28: Insulated Steel Deck. 1991.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-28S: Wind Uplift Pressure on Roofs. 1991.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-29: Adhered or Mechanically Attached Single-Ply Membrane Roof Systems. 1984.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet, Technical Advisory Bulletin 1-29: Loose-Laid Ballasted Roof Coverings. 1984.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet, Technical Advisory Bulletin 1-29: PVC Roof Coverings. 1992.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-29S: Mechanically Attached Single-Ply Membrane Roof Coverings. 1986.
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-30: Mechanical Fasteners for Roof Insulation and Covers. 1990
Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-49: Perimeter Flashing. 1985.
National Roofing Contractors Association
Commercial Low-Slope Roofing Materials Guide. Rosemont, IL: NRCA, 1995.
The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual. 3rd ed. 1990.
Single Ply Roofing Institute (SPRI)
Flexible Membrane Roofing: A Professional's Guide to Specifications 4th ed. Needham, MA: SPRI, 1995.
Wind Design Guide for Ballasted Roofing Systems. 1988 (Revised 1995).
UL 263: Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials. Northbrook, IL: UL, 1992.
UL 580: Tests for Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies. 1994.
UL 790: Tests for Fire Resistance of Roof Covering Materials: 1983.
UL 1256: Fire Test of Roof Deck Constructions. 1993.
UL 1897: Uplift Tests for Roof Covering Systems. 1993.
Fire Resistance Directory. Vol. 1. 1995.
Roof Materials and Systems Directory. 1995.
Cash, C.G., "Comparative Testing and Rating of Thirteen Thermoplastic Single-Ply Roofing Membranes," Interface, the Journal of the Roof Consultants Institute, October 1999
Cash, C.G., "The Relative Durability of Low-Slope Roofing," Proceedings of the Fourth Annual International Symposium on Roofing Technology, September 1997
DuPuis, Rene, Single Ply: Fundamentals for the New Roofing, Revised 1997.
Griffin, C.W., Manual of Low-Slope Roofing Systems, 1996