Novia 1600G Radon Gas Barrier

Our BR211 compliant Radon Gas Barrier and high specification Damp Proof Membrane (DPM)

Product Overview

Novia® 1600g Radon Gas Barrier is a virgin grade polythene material suitable for use as a loose laid radon gas barrier and damp proof membrane. The material has a thickness of 400 microns and is manufactured to comply with BR211 and current UK Building Regulations for radon protection. Suitable for both taped or welded installations, Novia® 1600g Radon Gas Barrier meets EN 13967 as a damp proof membrane and is UKCA approved.

The material meets the requirements for use as a gas control membrane against radon gas in accordance with the recommendations published by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the national building regulations. This product is CPR compliant and UKCA Approved to EN 13967:2012. 

Novia® 1600g Radon Gas Barrier is suitable for both taped or welded installations, as per guidance within BR211. When installing as a taped system, we advise the use of Novia sealing tapes: Double Sided Butyl tape (50mm width) and single-sided Alumnium Foil tapes or Metallised BOPP tapeThis is to ensure a complete gas seal is maintained throughout the life of the product. Full details are available on the technical datasheet. When installing as a welded system, welding should be undertaken by competent and experienced operatives, and is subject to independent verification in accordance with CIRIA C735.

Novia 1600g Radon Gas Barrier can be found on NBS Chorus and NBS Source software packages. Full information can be found for NBS specification with the table below. The links will open a pop up window with full specification information.

Full installation and technical details can be found on the datasheets available for download below. 

Key Features

  • Roll size 4m x 20m
  • 1600 gauge / 400 microns virgin grade polythene. No recycled content.
  • Meets EN 13967 for use as a DPM
  • BR211 compliant
  • UKCA approved
  • Suitable for both taped or welded installations

Installation Tips

Installation guidelines can be found on the product datasheets using the links above.

To install the membranes, we recommend using the Novia double tape system.

Our Double Sided Butyl Tape is used on the laps and edges of the membrane, with either Metallised BOPP tape or Aluminium Foil tape then used to complete the seal, keeping down any excess membrane.

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