TECHNICAL


Roof tiles offer a wide variety of features that deliver unparalleled options for builders and architects. The Australian Roofing Tile Association has constructed numerous downloadable guides ready made for our members and influencers in the industry.


PROPERTIES OF ROOF TILES

This technical guide offers a description of the physical properties that directly affect the performance of roof tiles within the Australian environment.



ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE

Due to the density of concrete and terracotta, roof tiles offer greater sound insulation properties than other roofing options.



BUILDING WITH TILE ROOFS IN BUSHFIRE PRONE AREAS

ARTA has issued a technical guide that provides information on Bushfire Attack Levels (BALs) as well as relevant roof tile construction details that will be required of each BAL category.



FIRE TESTING REPORT

Following an exhaustive testing program, tiled roof systems have been given the all-clear for use in new construction in high-risk bushfire zones.



AS 2050 (2018) Installation of Roof Tiles - UPDATES

This factsheet outlines the implication of changes occurring in AS 2050 'Installation of Roof Tiles' (2018) for builders, manufacturers and roof tilers.