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Radon protection for new domestic extensions, dwellings and large buildings : Good Building Guides 73, 74 and 75<br>(AP 307)

Radon protection for new domestic extensions, dwellings and large buildings : Good Building Guides 73, 74 and 75
(AP 307)

by Chris Scivyer (30-Oct-2015)

£40.00

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Book Description

These three Good Building Guides give practical advice and guidance on the successful installation of radon-protective measures in new domestic extensions and conservatories with concrete floors, new dwellings and large buildings, and explains why it is necessary. They will help building owners in radon-affected areas to determine whether protection is needed and the level of protection required. These Good Building Guides should be read in conjunction with the guidance in BRE Report BR 211 (2015) 'Radon: guidance on protective measures for new buildings'.

Contents:
Radon protection for new domestic extensions and conservatories with solid concrete ground floors (GG 73)
What is radon and why consider it within new extensions?
Building regulations
Determining whether radon protection is needed
Protective measures
Radon-proof barriers
High water-table
Fill and blinding
Maintain ventilation to existing suspended ground floors
Subfloor depressurisation and sumps
Monitoring of completed extensions and conservatories
Further information
References and further reading

Radon protection for new dwellings (GG 74)
What is radon and why consider it within new dwellings?
Background to solving the problem
Requirements for protective measures
Radon is everyone's problem
Avoiding problems and getting it right
Radon measurement for new dwellings
Further information
References and further reading

Radon protection for new large buildings (GG 75)
What is radon and why consider it within new large buildings?
Requirements fro radon protection and radon reduction
Protective measures
Radon-proof barriers
High water-table and tanking to basements and cellars
Subfloor ventilation
Subfloor depressurisation and sumps
Monitoring completed buildings
Further information
References and further reading

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