BS 5534:2014 Slating and tiling for pitched roofs and vertical cladding – code of practice (+A1:2015)
Gives good practice examples to be applied to the 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 5534:2014. Came into effect 31 August 2014. First published as CP 142, September 1942. Second edition, January 1958. Third edition, April 1968. Fourth edition, October 1971. Fifth edition as BS 5534-1, April 1978. Sixth edition as BS 5534-1, September 1997. Seventh edition as BS 5534, June 2003. Eight (present) edition, August 2014. Amendment dated September 2015 - A1. See Foreword.
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