Webinar: Building Regulations for Basement Conversions

In recent years, and since the tragic events of Grenfell, Building Regulations have received a lot of media attention. But how do building regulations affect basement conversions and when do they become applicable?

To find out the answers and to learn much more, click to view the video below and watch PCA’s James Berry as he takes a look at basements beyond waterproofing and applicable approved documents.


What you will learn from the webinar

  • Learn more about basements beyond waterproofing
  • Develop your understanding of Building Regulations for basement conversions
  • Understand the applicable approved documents including:
    • Approved Document B – Fire Safety in Dwelling houses
    • Approved Document L1b – Conservation of Fuel and Power in existing dwellings
    • Approved Document F – Means of Ventilation

Benefits – Why YOU should watch the webinar

  • Gain a broader understanding of planning for basement conversions
  • Widen your understanding of the construction of habitable basements
  • Develop your understanding of when the building regs become applicable
  • Straightforward online learning while sitting at your desk

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About the presenter – James Berry

James Berry joined the Property Care Association (PCA) team as Technical Manager in 2016 having previously worked as a surveyor for a national preservation company. He holds a degree in Applied Geology and both the CSRT and CSSW accreditations. He is passionate about the need for adopting a holistic approach to tackling moisture in the built environment and is the lead on the new Residential Ventilation Group sector of the PCA. James is also responsible for the running of the structural waterproofing sector of the association.

Additional information about waterproofing

For those looking to find out more about waterproofing, there are plenty of professional guidance and ‘best practice‘ documents via our structural waterproofing document library.  Simply click on the button below to visit the library.

In addition, you can also visit our professional waterproofing section of our website for more information.

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