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BS 5534:2003 Code of practice for slating and tiling (including shingles) (+A1:2010) (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance)
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.
Superseded by BS 5534:2014. Supersedes BS 5534-1:1997. Amendment A1 dated February 2010 - See Foreword.
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