Research by UKCMB investigating the effectiveness of waterproofing treatments in reducing rain penetration in unprotected cavity walls.
This research investigated the effectiveness of waterproofing treatments in reducing rain penetration in unprotected cavity walls, and establishes whether such treatments could safely allow wall cavities to be insulated as a retrofit measure in exposed areas.
UCL Team: Hector Altamirano (UKCMB Academic Director), Yasemin Aktas (UKCMB Deputy Academic Director), Valentina Marincioni (UKCMB Technical Director), Henry Zhu (UKCMB Affiliate), Dina D’Ayala (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering), Ian Hamilton, Shih-Che Hsu, Alberto Carron and Virginia Gori (Energy Institute)
Other partners: Colin King, Caroline Weeks, Kelvin Jones, Andy Sutton (BRE)
Funder: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)