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Most multi-unit residential buildings today include multiple levels below ground level. These below-grade spaces are typically used for automobile and bicycle parking, storage, and mechanical and electrical rooms. Water ingress into below-grade spaces is one of the primary building performance issues. It can be a nuisance to occupants, and may result in damage to the reinforced concrete structure over the long term.
Watch this video and read the publication to learn:
– What are at-grade and below-grade assemblies
– Why must at-grade and below-grade assemblies be maintained?
– What maintenance must be performed?
– Renewal of waterproofing membranes
– Action plan tips