Why Did the Waterproofing Fail?

Why Did the Waterproofing Fail?

This course evaluates the reasons that lead to failures of waterproofing installations. It examines product attributes that lead to successful installations and identifies the ways to identify necessary characteristics. Also compares installation methods and identifies ways to specify successful installations.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Review common waterproofing products, installation methods, and building code compliance.
  2. Understand the relationship of movement in the surface and substrate to waterproofing.
  3. Understand reasons for failures in waterproofing installations under tile and the relationship of failed waterproofing to durability and Sustainable Design.
  4. Understand permeation and its impact on creating suitable water and vapor barriers for tile installations and the relationship of permeation to Indoor Air Quality.
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(09) Finishes
Applicable Credits

This Course Is Included In Upcoming Events

28 - 29 Dec
8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
5 GBCI General Hour
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers