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VISQUEEN’S NEW GAS BARRIER MEMBRANES PROVIDE THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION FOR BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENTS

Visqueen Building Products – part of RPC bpi recycled products – has launched a new range of Ultimate Gas membranes for protection against dangerous gases and chemicals, in compliance with the latest standards for building on brownfield or contaminated land.

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Utilising Visqueen’s advanced barrier technology the new membranes are the result of an extensive R&D programme and testing regime to ensure the membranes are both the best in class and comply in particular with the exacting requirements of both BS8485:2015 and CIRIA C748. Continue reading

Visqueen Gas Venting system ensures compliance to BS8485:2015

Visqueen has developed a comprehensive passive venting solution to facilitate the dilution and dispersal of dangerous gases. Used extensively across the UK.

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Visqueen offers a variety of solutions to disperse gas safely from beneath buildings. The type of passive venting system required is dependent on the building type and the amount of gas flow.

Current UK construction practice adopts the concept of multiple gas protection measures to form a gas control system. Typically, protection measures increase in number and robustness as the potential risk increases.

The gas protection solution is based on a point scoring system in accordance with BS8485:2015. Continue reading