Division 7 Ebook Page 600 ESR-3229, Deck DefenseŽ Roofing Underlayment

ESR-3229 Most Widely Accepted and Trusted Page 2 of 2 4.2 Reroofing: For reroofing applications, the same procedures set forth in Section 4.1 apply after removal of the existing roof covering and roofing felts to expose the roof deck. 4.3 Fire Classification: The roofing underlayment may be installed as a component of a roof assembly that requires a fire classification as set forth in Section 5.5. 5.0 CONDITIONS OF USE Deck Defense roofing underlayment described in this report comply with, or is a suitable alternative to what is specified in, those codes listed in Section 1.0 of this report, subject to the following conditions: 5.1 The installation complies with the applicable code, this report and the manufacturer's published installation instructions. In the event of a conflict between the manufacturer's published installation instructions and this report, this report governs. 5.2 Installation is limited to use with roof coverings that do not involve hot asphalt or coal-tar pitch. 5.3 Installation is limited to use with approved roof coverings that are mechanically fastened through the underlayment to the sheathing or rafters. 5.4 Installation is limited to roofs with ventilated attic spaces in accordance with the requirements of the applicable code. 5.5 The underlayment is recognized for use as an alternate to the underlayment specified in the applicable code for roof coverings of brick, masonry, slate, clay or concrete roof tile, exposed concrete roof deck, ferrous or copper shingles or sheets, metal sheets and shingles and non-fire-retardant-treated wood. The noted roof coverings are permitted to be used under the exceptions to IBC Sections 1505.2 and 1505.3 or under IRC Section R902.1, wherever a Class A, B or C roof covering assembly is required. 5.6 Installation is limited to roofs with a minimum slope of 2:12 (16.67 percent). 5.7 The product is manufactured under a quality control program with inspections by Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd. (AA-691). 6.0 EVIDENCE SUBMITTED 6.1 Data in accordance with the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Roof Underlayments (AC188), dated February 2012. 6.2 Report of testing in accordance with ASTM E108. 7.0 IDENTIFICATION Each roll of Deck Defense roofing underlayment described in this report is marked with the report holder's name (Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt, LLC.) name of the product, the date code and location of manufacture, the evaluation report number (ESR-3229) and the name of the inspection agency (Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd.). 8.0 OTHER CODE 8.1 Evaluation Scope The product in this report was also evaluated for compliance with the requirements of the 1997 Uniform Building Code (UBC). 8.2 Uses: Deck Defense roofing underlayment is a synthetic roofing underlayment intended for use as an alternative to the Type 15 and Type 30 roofing underlayment specified in Chapter 15 of the UBC. 8.3 Description: See Section 3.0. 8.4 Installation: 8.4.1 General: See Section 4.0, except for the following: The underlayment is fastened only as necessary to hold in place in areas subject to basic (fastest mile) wind speeds of 90 miles per hour (145 km/h) or less. 8.4.2 Reroofing: See Section 4.2. 8.4.3 Fire Classification: The roofing underlayment may be installed as a component of a roof assembly where a noncombustible roof covering as specified in UBC Section 1504.2 is required, as set forth in Condition of Use 8.5. 8.5 Conditions of Use: See Section 5.0, and the following: The membrane is limited to use on buildings of Type V-N construction. The underlayment is recognized for use as an alternate to the underlayment specified in the applicable code for roof coverings of brick, masonry, slate, clay or concrete roof tile, exposed concrete roof deck, ferrous or copper shingles or sheets, metal sheets and shingles. The noted roof coverings are permitted to be used under UBC Section 1504.2, wherever a Class A, B or C roof covering assembly is required. 8.6 Evidence Submitted: See Section 6.0 and the following: Report of testing in accordance with UBC Standard 15-2. 8.7 Identification: See Section 7.0.

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