Division 7 Ebook Page 381 CommercialComplete Wall Systems, 07 21 13 & 07 21 16

CommercialComplete TM Wall System Steel Stud / Masonry Veneer PROJECT ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITY: This is a general specification guide, intended to be used by experienced construction professionals, in conjunction with good construction practice and professional judgment. This guide is to aid in the creation of a complete building specification that is to be fully reviewed and edited by the engineer. Sections of this guide should be included, edited, or omitted based on the requirements of a specific project. It is the responsibility of both the specifier and the purchaser to determine if a product or system is suitable for its intended use. Neither Owens Corning, nor any of its subsidiary or affiliated companies, assume any responsibility for the content of this specification guide relative to actual projects and specifically disclaim any and all liability for any errors or omissions in design, detail, structural capability, attachment details, shop drawings or other construction related details, whether based upon the information provided by Owens Corning or otherwise. SECTION 07 21 13 FOAM BOARD AND BATT INSULATION PART 1 - GENERAL SUMMARY A. Section includes: Thermal, air and water resistive barrier wall system for cold-formed metal exterior wall assemblies: 1. Exterior wall steel stud cavity batt insulation. 2. Exterior wall insulating sheathing. 3. [Taped joint seal on insulating sheathing]. B. Related Sections: 1. Section 05 41 00, Structural Metal Stud Framing. 2. Section 09 21 16, Gypsum Board Assemblies. 3. Section 07 26 13, Above Grade Vapor Retarders. 4. Section 07 27 23, Board Product Air Barriers. REFERENCES A. Materials shall meet the property requirements of one or more of the following specifications as applicable to the specific product or end use: 1. American Society for Testing of Materials (ASTM): a. ASTM C 272: Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Core Materials for Structural Sandwich Constructions. b. ASTM C 518: Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus. c. ASTM C 578: Standard Specification for Rigid Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation. d. ASTM C 665: Standard Specification for Mineral-Fiber Blanket Thermal Insulation for Light Frame Construction and Manufactured Housing. e. ASTM D 1621: Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics. f. ASTM E 84: Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials. g. ASTM E 96: Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials. h. ASTM E 119: Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Constructions and Materials. i. ASTM E 331: Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference. j. ASTM E 2178: Standard Test Method for Air Permeance of Building Materials. 2. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): FOAM BOARD AND BATT INSULATION 07 21 13 - 1

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