Standard Practice for Installation and Use of Radiant Barrier Systems (RBS) in Commercial/Industrial Building Construction
|Publication Date:||1 May 2012|
|ICS Code (Other standards related to protection of and in buildings):||91.120.99|
This practice has been prepared for use by the designer,
specifier, builder, and the installer of radiant barrier systems
(RBS) for use in commercial/industria
This practice covers the installation process from preinstallation inspection through the post-installation procedure. It does not cover the production of the radiant barrier materials. (See Specification C1313.)
This practice is not intended to replace the manufacturer's installation instructions but shall be used in conjunction with such instructions. This practice is not intended to supercede local, state, federal, or international codes.
This practice assumes that the installer possesses a good working knowledge of the applicable codes and regulations, safety practices, tools, equipment, and methods necessary for installation of radiant barrier materials. It also assumes that the installer understands the fundamentals of commercial/ industrial building construction that affect the installation of RBS.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements see Sections 5 and 7.
When the installation or use of radiant barrier materials, accessories, and systems may pose safety or health problems, the manufacturer shall provide the user appropriate current information regarding any known problems associated with the recommended use of the company's products and shall also recommend protective measures to be used in their sage utilization.