BS 5534:2003 Code of practice for slating and tiling (including shingles)
Recommendations are given for design, materials, application, installation and performance of slates, tiles, shingles and shakes used in the construction of pitched roofs and vertical cladding applications. It also covers fittings and accessories. Details are given for rain and wind resistance, durability, thermal insulation, condensation, fire resistance, sound, environmental and health and safety issues.
Supersedes BS 5534-1:1997.
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