One out of every three pieces of slate installed in the world comes from CUPA PIZARRAS, with more than 100 years of history, they are now the world leader in the production and distribution of natural slate.This CPD presentation covers a range of topics including; the manufacturing process, testing, correct fixing techniques, traceability and ecological factors.
Polterm Max Plus: Stone Mineral Wool Insulation for Rainscreen and Masonry FacadesThis CPD event will cover:
- the fundamentals of ventilated facade and masonry overcladding systems, covering the current regulations and illustrating the benefits of specifying a stone wool insulation solution.
- the performance and installation information you should be looking for when it comes to specifying insulation solutions.
- learn more about which products you should be choosing for these systems, to ensure that they not only deliver excellent thermal and acoustic performance, that they also accommodate the recent changes made to Approved Document B2.
- the new thermal regulation changes for rainscreen cladding, as well as running through Approved Document B changes, typical build-up of systems with advice, and installation guidelines.
Sika Liquid Plastics have been a provider of liquid roofing and waterproofing solutions for new build and refurbishment projects across a wide range of sectors since 1963.They offer a range of roofing services including roof consultancy, technical customer service, bespoke specification development and on-site technical support from pre-start through to project completion.
CPD Title: Roofing Systems: ‘Managing Risk for the Principal Designer’
Are you fully aware of the Health and Safety and associated risks of elements such as fire and wind damage? With changes in CDM, understand the consequences and determine solutions to remove associated risk.
The CPD aims to assist specifiers when designing and selecting roofing solutions that:
- Meet current and predicted legislative requirements including changes to CDM
- Reduce the risk of litigations and associated consequences
- Provide levels of required performance and guarantees
Global Energy Systems is a British, renewable energy company, who design and manufacture Air Source Heat Pumps and work with a network of installers all over the UK.The ‘Net Zero’ CPD summarises the most ambitious pieces of environmental legislation ever produced in the UK. Through this CPD we look at how these policies are transforming the way we heat our homes, offices and workplaces, and discuss the role heat pumps play in helping the UK achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Christians was formed in 2011 to offer measurement solutions to clients where detail is critical to a projects success. They offer a wide range of services based around survey, inspection, monitoring, BIM, drones, heritage and visualisation.This CPD event will cover:
- Aerial Inspection Models
- BIM Surveys
Dufaylite Developments Ltd is a leading manufacturer of paper honeycomb products for use in varied industrial sectors including construction, packaging protection and print & display.Of particular relevance to the construction industry is our collapsible voidformer ‘Clayboard ‘ to combat the damaging effects on buildings of expansive clays. Our presentation is an introduction to the problem of clayheave, comparing different solutions available on the market.
Tensar International is a world leader and expert in technology driven solutions for ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement.This seminar will provide an introduction to reinforced soil retaining structures.
- Explore the advantages of reinforced earth retaining systems
- Discover how the use of TensarTech Earth Retaining Systems can increase project savings, lower environmental impact, reduce construction time and add value to your project.
Kingspan are a market leading manufacturer of premium and high performance rigid insulation products and insulated systems for building fabric and building services applications.They have a vast product range including optimum performance OPTIM-R vacuum insulation, premium performance rigid Kooltherm insulation, high performance rigid Therma insulation and high performance rigid extruded polystyrene insulation. Timber is traditionally the most widely used building material in the world. It is easy to handle, natural and brings flexibility to design. Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) technology is the next generation of timber based construction. The Kingspan TEK Building System comprises 142 mm or 172 mm thick structural insulated panels (SIPs) with a high performance fibre-free rigid urethane insulation core, sandwiched between two layers of Oriented Strand Board type 3 (OSB/3). It is used to construct walls and roofs, and intermediate floors using I-beams or open web joists.
Murton & Co are experts in energy efficiency and help their clients to achieve compliance, comfort and cost savings on commercial and domestic properties.Based in Lancaster, with over 20 years’ experience, they work with a range of property professionals, from architects, surveyors and local authorities to private investors, pension fund administrators, property developers, and building services consultants.
Geobear is an international organisation that provides solutions and treatment for ground that is experiencing subsidence or instability.This CPD event will cover:
Principles of slab stabilisation and polymer ground engineeringThe basics of how geopolymer resin injection works for the stabilisation of ground experiencing subsidence. Comparisons with alternative ground engineering strategies. We look at how our method compares with more traditional stabilisation methods, such as underpinning, and outline the advantages of non-disruptive injection stabilisation.
Geobear methods of applicationWe will then talk about the different situations in which the Geobear method is used and exactly how it can be applied to different situations.
An overview of Geobear technologiesWe talk about the technologies we employ for re-levelling, void filling, creating pile foundations, correcting subsidence and more.
Suitability – appropriate ground conditionsWe will also talk about what ground is suitable for geopolymer resin injection treatment.
Metrotile Lightweight Roofing originated in New Zealand over 40 years ago and is a leading supplier of lightweight steel roofing, from small conservatories to large scale new build projects.The concept is deceptively simple – press roof tiles from a highly durable, modern material (in this case, the highest quality steel), galvanise with an aluminium, magnesium and zinc (ZAM) compound and cover with a stone-chip coating. This CPD event will cover:
- Roofing problems and solutions
- Vandalism problems and solutions
- Burglary problems and solutions
- Enhanced security
- Profile choices
- Whole life cost
- Health and safety
- Environmental and enhanced Eco Points