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Built-up bituminous waterproofing membranes

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

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... waterproofing membranes Built-up bituminous waterproofing membranes have been fading in popu- larity for several decades, supplanted by a plethora of new materials and systems. Yet, you still need to know about them for several reasons: 1....

Bentonite waterproofing

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... Bentonite is a traditional waterproofing material whose use goes back almost a century. It has been transmuted by modern polymer chemistry into a wide spectrum of composites, which has increased its popularity and reli- ability. Bentonite...

Introduction

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... A. What is waterproofing? In this manual, in accordance with ASTM usage, waterproofing means a system designed to resist hydrostatic pressure exerted by moisture in a liquid state. It is differentiated from dampproofing, which is designed...

Liquid-applied membranes

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... A. Description, types, risks LAMs are field-fabricated from a variety of liquid components applied to the substrate via rollers, brush, spray, trowel, or squeegee (see Figure 11.1). They may be cured via chemical reaction, exposure...

Basement construction

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

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... The term below-grade implies that a habitable space will be constructed below the existing grade or that the existing grade will be increased in height to cover it.1 We build basements differently than the above-grade portions of build...

Negative-side waterproofing

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... Negative-side waterproofing is applied to the inside (dry) subsurface space, in contrast with positive-side waterproofing, which is applied to the outside (wet) face of the subsurface building components (see Figure 5.3). Because of its...

Detailing waterproofing

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... One definition of “detail” is “treatment of a subject in individual or minute parts.” Detailing waterproofing is your responsibility. You must provide sufficient detail to contractors to prevent your considerable risk of liability when...

Waterproofing failures

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... A. Causes of waterproofing failure Waterproofing failures stem from the following causes: • designer error • negligent construction practices • defective materials Designer error is probably the chief source of waterproofing failure. Roof-...

Remediating basement leaks

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... A. Introduction Basements subject to hydrostatic pressure leak due to movement that opens cracks and joints and an unanticipated increase in hydrostatic pressure, or the failure or absence of: • a positive-side waterproofing system; •...

Single-ply waterproofing membranes

Justin Henshell

Justin Henshell, FAIA, CSI, FASTM, is a partner in Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, USA. He has been practicing architecture since 1952 and has specialized exclusively in moisture-related problems in the building envelope internationally since 1974. He has lectured, and written more than 60 papers about waterproofing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

Routledge, 2016

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... membranes The newer membrane materials discussed in this chapter have evolved as solutions to problems with traditional built-up waterproofing membranes. Usage of built-up waterproofing membranes has declined dramatically for two major...