Finding Product Approvals in a Haystack - February 2020

By Mary Beth Reed, Commercial Territory Manager S FL, GAF
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Find Product Approvals in a Haystack - February 2020 
Mary Beth Reed, Commercial Territory Manager S FL, GAF

For many roofing contractors, finding a product ap­proval for the commercial roof assembly they intend to install can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack: overwhelming, tedious, arduous. My intention with this article is to help you find what you need quickly and efficiently.

First, it is imperative to understand that the “prod­uct approval” requirements apply not only to individual roofing components but also to the roof systems themselves. So, when you are looking for a “product approval” to confirm your intended roof system com­plies with the Florida Building Code or to submit with your permit application, you are looking for an approv­al for the entire roof assembly, including the deck. Read more

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