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					                                  Ability to be disassembled,
                                  reused, recycled, downcycled
                                  YY=yes, easily
                                  YH= yes, with high work input                        Non-
SECTION J                         N=no                                                 disassembleable /
            Product and                                                                reusable /                                                                           Frequency of use
WATER-      manufacturer’s        U=unknown                       Relevant system      recyclable                                            Advantages of reusable/        / examples of
PROOFING    details               V-varies according to product   features             alternatives        Issues to consider                recyclable option              reuse / recycling

SINGLE      Main use: flat        Reuse as new – YY               Single ply           Single ply          Reused membranes would            Mechanical fixing avoids use   Limited use
LAYER       roofing               Reuse 2nd hand – YY             membrane fixed       membrane fixed      not have a guarantee.             of adhesives and the contact   Reuse unusual
POLYMERIC   Product: single ply                                   mechanically         with adhesive,      Mechanically fixed roofing        with volatile organic
ROOF                              Recycling – YY                                       liquid applied                                        compounds.                     Recycling unusual
            mechanically fixed                                                                             membranes can be easily
COVERING    membrane              Downcycle – YY                                       finish,             dismantled and potentially
                                                                                                           reused, however the reuse is
                                                                                                           limited to a similar design as
                                                                                                           the one dismantled or
                                                                                                           alternatively the membrane
                                                                                                           will have to be reworked to fit
                                                                                                           a new design. Recycling of
                                                                                                           membranes depends on the
                                                                                                           material of the membrane
            Main use: roofs,      Reuse as new – N                Tensile                                  Issues as for single ply          Maintenance, such as           Use increasing
            canopies              Reuse 2nd hand – YY             membrane fixed                           membrane                          replacement of damaged
            Product:                                              at perimeter and                         Aesthetics will affect the        sections is facilitated
                                  Recycling – YY                  as necessary with                                                                                         ETFE installation
            proprietary                                                                                    possibility of reuse of the       The replacement of the         at Kingsdale
                                  Downcycle – YY                  mechanical fixings                       membrane.                         complete membrane can be
            Manufacturer:                                                                                                                                                   School designed
            Fabric                                                                                         ETFE membranes installed in       undertaken quickly.            to be reused
            architecture                                                                                   smaller unit sections may
            www.fabricarchite                                                                              prove more flexible in terms of
            cture.com                                                                                      potential for reuse on a
                                                                                                           different project.

            Manufacturer:
            Tensarc
            www.tensarc.co.u
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