Waterproofing Materials

(1)  Materials installed to provide required waterproofing shall be,

    (a)   compatible with adjoining materials, and

    (b)   resistant to mechanisms of deterioration that may reasonably be expected, given the nature, function and exposure of the materials.

    (2)  Materials used for exterior waterproofing shall conform to,

    (a)   ASTM D1227, “Emulsified Asphalt Used as a Protective Coating for Roofing”, in which case, they shall be installed in accordance with Sentence,

    (b)   ASTM D3019, “Lap Cement Used with Asphalt Roll Roofing, Non-Fibered, Asbestos-Fibered, and Non-Asbestos-Fibered”, but only with respect to non-fibered and non-asbestos-fibered (Types I and III) asphalt roll roofing,

    (c)   ASTM D4479 / D4479M, “Asphalt Roof Coatings – Asbestos-Free”, in which case, they shall be installed in accordance with Sentence and with reinforcing material,

    (d)   ASTM D4637 / D4637M, “EPDM Sheet Used In Single-Ply Roof Membrane”,

    (e)   ASTM D4811 / D4811M, “Nonvulcanized (Uncured) Rubber Sheet Used as Roof Flashing”,

    (f)   ASTM D6878 / D6878M, “Thermoplastic Polyolefin Based Sheet Roofing”,

    (g)   CGSB 37-GP-9Ma, “Primer, Asphalt, Unfilled, for Asphalt Roofing, Dampproofing and Waterproofing”, where a primer is required,

    (h)   CAN/CGSB-37.50-M, “Hot-Applied, Rubberized Asphalt for Roofing and Waterproofing”,

     (i)   CAN/CGSB-37.54, “Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane”,

     (j)   CGSB 37-GP-56M, “Membrane, Modified, Bituminous, Prefabricated, and Reinforced for Roofing”,

    (k)   CAN/CGSB-37.58-M, “Membrane, Elastomeric, Cold-Applied Liquid, for Non-Exposed Use in Roofing and Waterproofing”,

     (l)   CAN/CSA-A123.2, “Asphalt-Coated Roofing Sheets”,

   (m)   CAN/CSA-A123.4, “Asphalt for Constructing Built-Up Roof Coverings and Waterproofing Systems”, in which case, they shall be installed with reinforcing material, or

    (n)   CSA A123.17, “Asphalt Glass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing”.

Article Ontario Regulation 332/12 Building Code,   Information published by oncodes.ca for educational purposes only.

Note : Ice and water shield is often used for a waterproofing material for roofs.