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Does BIM successfully deliver on waterproofing projects?

BIM or Building Information Modelling is a process of creating and managing information using 3D techniques.  BIM was specifically designed for the construction industry. BIM modelling can be used across a project’s lifecycle.  BIM software represents both the physical and intrinsic properties of a building as an object-oriented model tied to a database (the BIM […]

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Waterproofing and Damp Proofing in Housing Management

Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s Technical Director, David J Symes, explores the challenges experienced by housing providers in today’s ever evolving market. Availability of affordable housing is key to accommodating the United Kingdom’s ever increasing population, not only in building newer homes but in ensuring the restoration and maintenance of existing buildings. Social housing (Housing Association […]

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Waterproofing Design Specialist

The Role of a Waterproofing Design Specialist

Recent years have seen a drastic change in how waterproofing design has been approached. Gone are the days of architects undertaking the waterproofing design role.  British Standard 8102:2009 Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground Structures Against Water from the Ground (BS8102:2009) recommends that every design team/waterproofing project incorporates a Waterproofing Design Specialist. As […]

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