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Peter Cox is the leading specialist preservation company in the UK, established for over 66 years, with services ranging from damp proofing, timber preservation and masonry stabilisation.
Peter Cox are also at the forefront of designing and installing basement waterproofing systems to BS8102 standard - creating habitable spaces in existing damp and dark cellars as well as in ‘new-build’ properties.
As Chapter 5.4 of the NHBC standards for waterproofing states that two systems are required to satisfy BS8102, this means that a Type A system (barrier protection) tends to be used. Type A is a barrier protection method and is applied generally using a sheet of membrane, fitted internally or externally.
Type A systems generally accepted by NHBC when assessed in accordance with Technical Requirement R3 include:
Type A protection provides a barrier against ground water and water ingress by surrounding the external walls, floor and roof with a waterproof material - literally creating a barrier between water and the structure. This can be applied either internally or on the buildings exterior.
More on the NHBC Chapter 5.4 can be found here