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Post Occupancy Performance Evaluation of "Time of Installation" Factors - A Seven Year Study of SPF Roofing

Abstract Over the past couple of decades, quality has been an area of increased focus. Multiple models and approaches have been proposed to measure the quality in the construction industry. This paper focuses on determining the quality of one of the types of roofing systems used in the construction industry, i.e. Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Roofs (SPF roofs). Thirty seven urethane coated SPF roofs that were installed in 2005 / 2006 were visually inspected to measure the percentage of blisters and repairs three times over a period of 4 year, 6 year and 7 year marks. A repairing criteria was established after a 6 year mark based on the data that were reported to contractors as vulnerable roofs. Furthermore, the relation between four possible contributin... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Gajjar, Dhaval (Author) / Kashiwagi, Dean (Advisor) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Committee member) / Badger, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Blisters / Contractor / Quality / Repairs / Roofing / Sprayed Polyurethane Foam
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 35 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Construction 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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