Technical Advisories

IIBEC Technical Advisories

Technical Advisories describe and convey IIBEC’s positions and information concerning timely technical issues and are presented in the form of white papers, commentaries, or other analyses, supported by objective, sound research and technical documentation.

Technical Advisory No. 18, 2019

Electronic Leak Detection (ELD) – January 2019

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Technical Advisory No. 17, 2019

Fiber-Cement Siding: Inherent Issues Affecting Performance – January 2019

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Technical Advisory No. 16, 2018

Reuse of Roof Insulation – September 2018

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Technical Advisory No. 15, 2017

Secondary (Overflow) Drainage Provisions in the 2015 IBC and IRC – 15-2017 – April 2017

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Technical Advisory No. 14, 2017

Wind Uplift Resistance Testing of Newly Installed Roof Assemblies – February 2017

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Technical Advisory No. 13, 2017

Removal and Replacement of Roof Substrate Materials Damaged by Moisture – February 2017

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Technical Advisory No. 12, 2016

TPO Single-Ply Roof Systems: Performance and Service Life – July 2016

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Technical Advisory No. 11, 2016

Black Staining and Flow from Self-Adhesive, Bituminous-Based Wall Flashings – May 2016

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Technical Advisory No. 10, 2016

Corrosion Issues Related to Bagasse Fiberboard Roof Insulation in the Gulf States Region of the United States – May 2016

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Technical Advisory No. 9, 2015

Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood – August 2015 (updated 2017)

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Technical Advisory No. 8, 2015

Self-Adhesive, Modified-Bitumen Roofing Products and Systems – July 2015

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Technical Advisory No. 7, 2014

A Roof Dilemma: Surface Defects Requiring Repair or Surface Imperfections Not Requiring Repair? – May 2014

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Technical Advisory No. 6, 2014

PCBs Present in Sealants – May 2014

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Technical Advisory No. 5, 204

Fasteners and Self-Sealability of Weather-Resistive Barriers – May 2014

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Technical Advisory No. 4, 2013

Concerns Related to Water-Based Adhesives for Use in Roofing — December 2013

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Technical Advisory No .3, 2013

Issues with ANSI/SPRI ES-1 – December 2013

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Technical Advisory No. 2, 2011

Recent Changes in the Determination of Wind Loads on Roofs as Outlined by ASCE-7 – December 2011 (updated 2013)

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Technical Advisory No. 1, 2011

Issues with Code-Compliant Brick Veneer in Residential Construction – November 2011

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