Basement Waterproofing Standards & Solutions

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Organisation profile

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 9.2 billion in 2021. In Ireland, Sika provides market-leading solutions for concrete, waterproofing, roofing, flooring, refurbishment, building finishing, sealing & bonding, and industry since 1995.  

Training aim

To educate Engineers and Architects on the various basement waterproofing standards and solutions. 

Learning objectives

The learning objectives are:

- To understand the changes brought on by BS 8102:2022 

- To learn about the different basement waterproofing grades

- To learn about the different waterproofing protection types and their application areas.

- To highlight the roles waterproofing barriers can play in protecting against ground gases and VOC's

- To highlight the importance of sustainability in construction.

Course outline

Basement waterproofing is one of the most significant and critical areas of the construction process. When you combine this with the fact that waterproofing is heavily linked with the concrete works, the number 1 aspect where errors occur, you can soon appreciate how high of a risk basement waterproofing is to construction professionals and contractors alike and therefore how important it is to get it right first time. The aim of the CPD is to provide participants with an understanding of the different basement waterproofing grades and waterproofing protection types, as well as highlight the recent changes brought on by BS 8102:2022.

Trainer's profile

Jaun-Roe van Wyk, Technical Sales Advisor for Waterproofing at Sika Ireland with 15 years of experience in Basement Waterproofing

Course duration

60 minutes

Assessment & certification

Sika Certificate of Attendance + 1hr Registered CPD Points. 

Who should attend

Engineers and Architects involved in basement waterproofing construction process.