Concrete is one of the most utilized construction materials in the world. However, in order to realize it’s maximum potential lifespan, steps must be taken to prevent premature deterioration. Options to effectively waterproof concrete structures include a variety of integral & non-integral products and systems. This course will provide you with the knowledge necessary to understand what causes concrete to deteriorate … the various methods available to increase it’s sustainability & durability … and the advantages & disadvantage of the common waterproofing options being used today.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1.   Understand why waterproofing is important for the long-term structural integrity of concrete in construction projects
2.  Identify the main causes of structural concrete deterioration
3.   Discuss the common types of concrete waterproofing applications available in the North American marketplace
4.   NEW Concrete: Explain why admixtures using ‘Crystalline’ technology effectively contribute to reduction of maintenance requirements and enhance sustainability.
5.   EXISTING  Concrete: Know the difference between using "Crystalline" technology and 'Modified Silicate Gel' technology for topical applications.

PRESENTER:  Cristal Green of The Bruton Williams Group on behalf of Alchemco

 

RSVP to brad@brarchitects.com to attend.  Limited to 40 attendees.