Inspection services for all application techniques, monitoring independently from the manufacturer.
Good practice for verification of ground-gas protection measures has been brought together within a new key guidance document (CIRIA C735, 2014). This guidance is written for designers, installers, verifiers and regulators.All GeoShield staff operate in accordance with the relevant UK standards of good practice and show a focus on the following points of guidance as stated in CIRIA C735, 2014:
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GeoShield laboratories when independent assessments are required.
Mandatory Requirements For Gas Membrane TestingIn 2015 the British Standard for Good Practice on Gas Membrane Testing and Verification of Protection Systems for Buildings against Hazardous Ground Gases was updated, BS 8485: 2015 supersedes all previous guidance.BS 8485:2015 operating alongside the CIRIA 735 code of practice states Independent Membrane Verification and Testing Programs are as important as the design and installation process.Many Contractors are unaware of the advances put forth by the British Standards and CIRIA and to how projects may fail to meet current requirements; GeoShield Limited ensure contracts are in accordance with:
BS 8485 2015 sets the codes of practice which govern the installation of gas proof membranes. Dependent on the various project risks and criteria independent inspection is mandatory.GeoShield provides gas membrane testing and verification requirements from inception to completion.An Independent Testing and Membrane Verification program is required as an integral part of the project strategy, back-up documentation needs to be in place and hand-over package included in the final documents.