Measure Guideline: Water Management at Tub and Shower Assemblies

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


Due to the high concentrations of water and the consequential risk of water damage to the home's structure a comprehensive water management system is imperative to protect the building assemblies underlying the finish surround of tub and shower areas. This guide shows how to install fundamental waterproofing strategies to prevent water related issues at shower and tub areas.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages28
StatePublished - 2011

Bibliographical note

Work performed by IBACOS, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-53399

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102011-3466


  • bathroom remodel
  • gut rehab
  • shower details
  • tile assembly
  • tub and shower water management
  • tub and shower waterproofing
  • tub details
  • tub surround


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