All continuous roofing assemblies shall be tested in compliance with FMRC Test Standards 4470 and/or 4471 (for metal roofing), as modified for the purposes of this code and set forth in TAS 114. Only those components listed within the roofing assembly product approval shall be approved for use with the roof covering. Roofing assemblies shall be acceptable for use in this code’s jurisdiction providing they are in compliance with the fire classification required for the structure to which the roofing assembly is to be installed.
All roofing assemblies shall be tested by a testing laboratory, certified by the certification agency in accordance with TAS 301, to confirm compliance with the fire classification and other sections of this code.
All roofing membranes and components shall be tested in compliance with the physical property test requirements detailed in TAS 110.
No loose laid ballasted or nonballasted system shall be allowed.
All roofing assemblies must be installed in compliance with the slope requirements specified in the product control approval, in compliance with Table 1515.2.
In new construction, the minimum deck slope shall be not less than 1/4:12.
All eaves shall provide a firm nailable substrate for secure attachment of perimeter edge metal in compliance with RAS 111.
Perimeter edge metal shall be fastened with nails or fasteners fabricated from similar or compatible material. The nails or fasteners shall be as set forth in the roofing assembly product approval.