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Ground Gas Protection

The A. Proctor Group has been in the Gas Protection market for the past 15 years promoting a range of gas membranes and venting components for use on contaminated land sites. Adequate protection against the ingress of ground gas and vapours is crucial and the A. Proctor Group can provide safe, cost effective and value engineered solutions.

Our technical services include CAD details and project specific recommendations utilising the latest guidance and in full compliance with current legislation and standards.

 

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Mathew Spiller

Regional Technical Sales Manager Ground Gas Protection

mathew.spiller@proctorgroup.com

Sam Swindell

Regional Sales Manager

Sam.Swindell@proctorgroup.com

John Johnston

National Key Account Manager

John.Johnston@proctorgroup.com

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Support at every stage - from site investigation to validation

  • 1 Site Investigation

    Step-1Site Investigation Reports including Gas Monitoring Results. We can review these reports and advise routes for compliance.
  • 2 System Design

    gas-Protection-System-Design-930x550Full Ground Gas Protection System Design available. CIRIA, NHBC & Building Regulations compliant.
  • 3 Specification

    Step3Ease of specification with full NBS Plus specifications available for every product. Wide library of standard details with site specific details on request.
  • 4 Installation

    Telephone-Support-930x550-1We are linked to Specialist Installers who are qualified to NVQ Level 2 in Gas Membrane Installation as recommended in CIRIA C735.
  • 5 Validation

    Step-5We have close links with independent 3rd party validation professionals, ensuring your project complies with the relevant building regulations.

Protecting Buildings On Radon Affected Land

Radon is a naturally occurring, colourless and odourless radioactive gas. It was discovered in 1900 by the German physicist Friedrich Ernst Dorn, who was studying the radioactive decay of Radium, itself only discovered by Marie Curie two years earlier. This work was expanded by the Nobel prize winning Scottish chemist Sir William Ramsey, who identified Radon as the heaviest gaseous element, 9 times heavier than air.

In ground gas terms, most radon is produced by the radioactive decay of trace amounts of uranium found in certain types of soil and rock, and as such the levels of gas present are determined by the underlying geology of the site as opposed to any historical usage or pollution.

This type of geology is most common in areas with granite bedrock such as south west England, the Peak District, north east Scotland and Northamptonshire. Aberdeen in Scotland, being known as the... Continue Reading.

Step by Step: How to Provide Ground Gas Protection

Providing Ground Gas Protection

Since 2008, the number of new households in the UK has continued to exceed the number of new houses actually built. Over the last few years, the UK government has dedicated more of its resources to reversing this trend. The 2017 Autumn Budget, for example, committed £15.3 billion of new financial support to house building over the next five years, and included funds for new infrastructure, land buyouts and the creation of five new ‘garden’ towns. The government has also set a goal of constructing 300,000 new homes per year by the mid-2020s, a rate of house building not seen in the UK for nearly 50 years.

The development of greenfield sites alone is not the answer; the remediation of suitable brownfield sites must play a role in helping UK builders achieve the government’s ambitious targets for new housing provision. To this end, a number of initiatives have been launched to help streamline the brownfield remediation process. An understanding of common soil contaminants, the process of brownfield site classification, and the components that make up a comprehensive ground gas protection system is essential for new construction to be built safely over brownfield sites... Continue Reading.

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