Launch of Ground Gases and Structural Waterproofing guidance for Basements

25 Jun 2021

Date: Wednesday 14 July 2021
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
CPD: 1 hours
Price: Free

This webinar will introduce the new Basement Information Centre guide which aims to bring together the expertise and advice of ground gas specialists, structural waterproofing specialists, designers and product experts to provide a best practice approach for combined gas protection and waterproofing for below ground structures. The webinar will cover the design process, practical considerations and installation and a worked example.

This webinar will be hosted by The Concrete Centre on behalf of The Basement Information Centre. The Basement Information Centre aims to encourage and enable the design and construction of quality basements on new developments and the improvement of existing and retro-fit basements.

Attendees will be offered a discount code for purchases of the guide (PDF version).


By Emily Halliwell - Structural engineer, The Concrete Centre

Emily promotes efficient concrete design and construction. Her role includes work on the development of Eurocode 2 and providing technical guidance to designers.

Flowchart and Design Process
By John Naylor - Technical Director, Ground-Gas Solutions

John is a specialist in ground gas investigation and assessment. His experience in contaminated land includes both regulation and consultancy and he has contributed to the development of ground gas monitoring equipment. John is a Chartered Environmentalist and has a special interest in raising awareness of radon risks.

Installation and Practical Considerations
By Patrick Flood - Technical director, JUTA UK 

Patrick is a specialist in geosynthetics and gas resistant membranes. He has extensive experience of projects on brownfield sites and where ground remediation works are required. Patrick is a Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing and a Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Worked Example 
By Michael Vernon - Waterproofing Design Specialist, Delta Membrane Systems / Peak Waterproofing

Michael has wide-ranging experience in the design and installation of waterproofing systems for new and existing basements. Michael is a Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing and a member of the Property Care Association’s Waterproofing Design Specialist Register.



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