Delta Welcomes Northern Technical Manager, Brian England, CSSW

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View the Delta Membranes entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membranes website On Monday 2nd November 2020 Delta is proud to announce and welcome Brian England, CSSW as Delta’s Northern Technical Manager. Brian is an outstanding addition to the Technical Team and will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience with him. Brian will be responsible for Northern sales team …

What does BS 8579 tell us about the fire performance requirements of balconies and terraces?

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View the Radmat entry on BPindex Visit the Radmat website The 31st August 2020 was an important day for the external envelope industry.  It was the day that BS 8579:2020 Balconies and Terraces was published.  Why is this document so important you may ask?  Put simply, even though it is only guidance it is being looked at as THE document …

Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System

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View the Delta Membranes entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membrane website: Type C waterproofing system (cavity drainage) Basement drainage and protection Gas protection and waterproofing If using a Type C waterproofing system (cavity drainage) to waterproof a basement, cellar or any below ground structure, a basement drainage system will be required to manage the evacuation of any water ingress which …

The Importance of Active Leak Stopping

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View the Delta Membranes entry on BPindex View Delta Membranes applications View Delta Membranes latest news View Delta Membranes case studies For anyone in a non-technical sense to fully appreciate the nature and risks associated with water ingress in below ground structures, we invite you to read this paper to gain an understanding of substructure waterproofing and the importance of remedial action. …

Newton’s Online RIBA-Approved CPD Video

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View the Newton Waterproofing Systems entry on BPindex Visit the Newton Waterproofing Systems website Calling all Architects and Specifiers! Here at Newton Waterproofing Systems, we offer an online RIBA-approved CPD video that you can watch for free from your office or at home, at any time that is convenient to you. Freely available to those who request it, our 18-minute …

Delta adjusting and adapting to the “New”

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View the Delta Membrane entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membrane website Meet the Delta Membrane team View the Delta Membrane online CPD  We are continuing to operate through the lockdown, surprisingly there are still lots of projects which require critical equipment, such as our drainage systems to ensure homes are maintained during this unprecedented period. We are committed to …

What is Radon and how can we protect our homes?

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View the Delta Membrane entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membrane brochures and guides View the Delta Membrane gas protection systems View the Delta Membrane gas protection waterproofing combined systems Radon occurs naturally in the environment.  Radon gas is created when natural radioactive uranium slowly decays and can be found in all rocks and soils. Radon can be found everywhere in …

Building materials for safer future

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View the Delta Membrane entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membrane website Delta Membrane cavity drain systems type C waterproofing David J Symes, Delta’s Technical Director gives thought to fire safety following the findings of the Hackitt Report The Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 was the deadliest structural fire in the United Kingdom for almost 20 years.  Since the Grenfell …

Reliable BBA Approved Waterproofing products from Delta Membrane Systems Limited

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View the Delta Membrane entry on BPindex Visit the Delta Membrane website to view: Koster product details Latest News Case studies We are delighted to announce the achievement of the British Board of Agrément (BBA) certification for NB 1 (19/5619i1).  Koster NB 1 is a mineral coated waterproofing slurry containing crystallising and capillary-plugging agents. It can be used for waterproofing …

Impact of the Fire Regulation Changes on Roofing Systems

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View the Radmat entry on BPindex Visit the Radmat website On 21stDecember 2018 the Government of England and Wales brought into force revisions to the Building Regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the Grenfell Tragedy.  Unfortunately, the nature of the release of the Amendments, and the requirement for reader to insert information into the existing Building Regulation’s has led …