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BS 6229:2003

Superseded

Superseded

A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

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Flat roofs with continuously supported coverings. Code of practice

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

23-11-2018

Language(s)

English

Published date

26-03-2003

Committees responsible
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Types of flat roof
5 Materials and components
6 General design considerations
7 Falls and drainage
8 Structural design
9 Thermal design
10 Control of condensation
11 Sound insulation
12 Fire precautions
13 Surface protection
14 Roof lighting
15 Roof plant, equipment and fixtures
16 Security
17 Durability of roof coverings
18 Maintenance and repair
19 Refurbishment and renewal
20 Safety
Annex A (informative) - Control of condensation in warm
                        and inverted roofs
Annex B (normative) - Maintenance
Annex C (normative) - Refurbishment and renewal
Annex D (informative) - Construction (Design and Management)
                        (CDM) Regulations
Bibliography

Specifies recommendations on the design and application of flat roofs with continuously supported roof coverings. Covers weather-tightness, drainage, thermal design, sound installation, condensation control, structural support, fire precautions, maintenance and repair.

Committee
B/546
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 6229(1982) and 00/105250 DC. (04/2003)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
42
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

This code of practice gives recommendations on the design and application of flat roofs with continuously supported roof coverings. It covers weathertightness, drainage, thermal design, sound insulation, condensation control, structural support, fire precautions, maintenance and repair. The recommendations are applicable to terraces, podia, parking decks and green/garden roofs; however these particular types of roof also require consideration of additional factors, beyond the scope of this code of practice.

This code of practice is applicable to roof coverings at a pitch not greater than 10° to the horizontal.

NOTE Provided that the design conditions are similar, the recommendations given in this code may also be applied to roofs with slopes greater than 10°, but for steep roofs many of the recommendations may not apply.

This code of practice does not apply to roofs with self-supporting coverings, cold stores and high temperature enclosures, or to slated or tiled roofs.

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