What Does RAS Mean & Where Are They Used?
Miami RAS Stands for Roofing Application Standards. They were developed for use in the HVHZ (Dade & Broward Counties, Florida) but are frequently approved for use elsewhere in Florida & the US as an alternative standard to similar ASTM protocols.
Where Do I Find The RAS Protocols?
RAS protocols are found in the Test Protocols Section of the applicable Florida Building Code. It’s a separate section of the code dedicated to the use of these standards. You can find the 2020 Florida Building Code TAS Protocols by clicking here.
What Are the RAS Protocols?
As of the 2020 Florida Building Code, the applicable RAS Standards are: (Click Here To View Them All)
RAS 109 – ROOFING APPLICATION STANDARD
RAS 120 – MORTAR AND ADHESIVE SET TILE APPLICATION
RAS 127 – PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING THE MOMENT OF RESISTANCE AND MINIMUM CHARACTERISTIC RESISTANCE LOAD TO INSTALL A TILE SYSTEM ON A BUILDING OF A SPECIFIED ROOF SLOPE AND HEIGHT USING ALLOWABLE STRESS DESIGN (ASD) IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASCE 7
RAS 150 – PRESCRIPTIVE BUR REQUIREMENTS
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