Ecobuild is a global event aimed at connecting construction industry professionals with sustainable materials and designs. Ecobuild is held at ExCel, London Docklands and attracts 1,000 exhibitors and 45,000 foot visitors from 120 countries worldwide.

The aim of Ecobuild is to create a greener, cleaner, more energy efficient and sustainable built environment.

The Ecobuild event will take place from 7th March to 9th March 2017.

The Basement Information Centre (TBIC)

The Basement Development Group was established in 1992. Following formalisation and the recognised need by both builders and their clients, The Basement Information Centre (TBIC) was established.

The Basement Information Centre has a strict goal, to encourage further development of those within the Basement Construction Industry and to provide home owners with information on the building process within the domestic basement sector.

The Basement Information Centre in 2016 became a specialist interest group of MPA The Concrete Centre.

The Basement Information Centre seeks to assist homeowners, developers and builders alike in the design and construction of quality basements on new developments and existing structures (retro-fit basements) alike.

The Basement Information Centre seeks to offer guidance and develop documents to simplify design to enable high performance of all basement constructions. The Basement Information Centre provides information on products and materials available for use in basement design and construction whilst encouraging good practice in all aspects of design and construction through promotion of guidance.

TBIC offers Guidance Documents and free downloadable guides. Delta Membrane Systems Ltd would strongly recommend anyone seeking to invest in a basement extension review these documents and purchase guidance’s accordingly.

TBIC role’s at Ecobuild

The Basement Information Centre will be attending Ecobuild 2017 as part of the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion. The Basement Information Centre’s aim is to bring together manufacturers, solution providers and industry bodies to promote design and construction guidance within the Basement sector.

TBIC has a pavilion pod (stand E147).

Delta Membrane Systems Ltd, is leading the world in type C, Cavity Drain Systems (waterproof/damp proof membranes) and fully supports The Basement Information Centre in their endeavours to create a great name for the basement industry, which we believe it fully deserves.

Rachel Munro and Georgia Burbridge of Delta Membranes will be helping on the TBIC stand on Wednesday 8th March. Georgia will be on hand to answer any questions or queries and offer guidance with regard to waterproofing/damp proofing domestic basements.

On Thursday 9th March at the Pavilion Seminar Theatre, (D127) at 12.30 Marc Hutchinson of Delta Membrane Systems Ltd will be speaking on behalf of The Basement Information Centre. Marc’s talk is entitled “Basements and waterproofing – essential information”. The session aims to provide essential guidance on detailing, waterproofing and the construction of basements.

Marc will focus on explaining the principles of waterproofing and the solutions available for domestic basements, taking into consideration the latest standards and best practice.

Marc will offer his technical experience during the “Ask The Expert” questions.  Marc will be able to answer any specific queries on design and waterproofing of basements throughout the day at stand E147.

This year the theme of Ecobuild is Regeneration. Delta Membrane Systems Ltd have been heavily involved with the BRE (The Building Research Establishment) in adapting a case study property to become fully flood resilient.

Accessing Excel

London is one of the world’s leading business hubs. As world leading, we have a world leading convention centre, located on London’s famous Victoria Docks. The ExCel convention centre is known for its easy accessibility. Whether you are travelling via road, rail or air visiting The ExCel couldn’t be easier.

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