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  BU528 Metal tile roofing

BU528.jpgPressed metal tile roofing is one of the more common roof cladding systems used in New Zealand.

There are a number of design requirements that need to be followed to ensure the installed roof will meet the performance requirements of Building Code clauses B1 Structure, B2 Durability, E1 Surface water and E2 External moisture.

The bulletin covers:

  • types of metal roof tiles - tiles, shakes and shingles
  • roof slope/length
  • roof detailing
  • roof underlay
  • battens
  • batten fixings
  • installation
  • maintenance.

Publication date: October 2010 Keywords: corrosion, deformation, fastener, finishes, flashing, gutter, maintenance, metal, movement, roof, steel, tile, weathertight