This specification includes NobleNiche, Curb, and Bench used in conjunction with tile and dimension stone installations. The content of this section should be combined with the specification for the tile and stone finishes including the setting materials required to complete the sheet membrane installation.
1.Waterproof accessories for showers:
a.Niche and bench.
b.Curbs, solid and overlays.
A.ANSI A118.10 - American National Standard Specifications for Load Bearing, Bonded, Waterproof Membranes for Thin-Set Ceramic Tile and Dimension Stone Installation.
B.TCNA Handbook - TCNA Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation.
1.Certificates for Credit MR 5: For regional materials, indicating location of manufacturer and point of extraction, harvest, or recovery. Include distance to Project, cost, and fraction by weight for regional components.
Include the next paragraph for LEED CI, only.
2.Certificates for Credit MR 5: For regionally manufactured [and regionally extracted and manufactured] materials indicating location of manufacturer [and point of extraction, harvest, or recovery]. Include distance to Project, cost, [and fraction by weight] for regional components.
Include the next paragraph for LEED NC, LEED CI, and LEED CS.
3.Data for Credit IEQ 4.1: For [adhesives] [and] [sealants], statement of VOC content.
Include the next paragraph for LEED for Schools.
4.Laboratory Test Reports for Credit IEQ 4.1: For [adhesives] [and] [sealants], indicating compliance with California Department of Health Services "Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile Organic Emissions from Various Sources using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers."
1.Include details of niche, curb, and bench installation.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
A.Niche and Corner Niches: High density extruded polystyrene (XPS), lightweight, waterproof, and coated with acrylic polymer finish for thin set installation of ceramic or stone tile.
1.Basis of Design Manufacturer: Noble Company.
2.Basis of Design Product: Noble Niche.
3.Physical Properties: For 1" thick foam unless otherwise noted.