Featured Case Studies: Foundation Waterproofing
HELIOS ENERGY RESEARCH FACILITY
Berkeley, CA, USA
From design development to construction, CETCO’s expertise in waterproofing was called upon to ensure that the basement, housing expensive laboratory equipment, remains dry at all times. CoreFlex’s composite system also saved the added labor of a two-membrane installation process.
After receiving a record breaking $165 Million donation from alumnus T. Boone Pickens, Oklahoma State University embarked on an ambitious project to build an “Athletic Village".
RUSH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ATRIUM
Chicago, IL, USA
Rush University is one of the top-ranked nursing colleges in the US. Its hospital is comprised of 676 beds and boasts national rankings in 10 of 16 specialty areas in U.S. New & World Report’s 2011 “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.
SHADY HILLS GYMNASIUM AND PARKING GARAGE
Cambridge, MA, USA
The original spec called for ULTRASEAL below slab with a layer of VOLTEX DS installed over it to provide protection from subsequent concrete operations. However, once the dewatering of the site began, it became apparent that there would be significantly more water at a greater flow rate.
TORONTO FIRE SERVICES
Totonto, ON, Canada
Vapor intrusion has become a significant environmental issue for regulators, industry leaders, and concerned residents nationwide. The use of a spray-applied gas vapor barrier to protect against the threat of vapor intrusion has become a widely recognized application by numerous local and state regulatory and guidance groups.
UNIVERSITY OF CA BERKELEY BOALT HALL
Berkeley, CA USA
University of California Berkeley’s Boalt Hall has an iconic name. A law library set two stories below grade, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, the waterproofing consultant, had a zero tolerance for water ingress on the new structure.