SEMINAR PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 16TH JANUARY 2020

8.00am - Registration / Tea, Coffee / Breakfast Rolls

 

8.30am

INTRODUCTION & HOUSEKEEPING

by DCE

8.35am

WELCOME ADDRESS

by representative from WEST SUFFOLK/CAMBS

8.50am

PROBLEM SOLVING SOLUTIONS FOR COATINGS IN NEW BUILD AND RESTORATION

by Owatrol UK Ltd

Being able to find coatings that last, provide protection and solve problems in the built environment is always a challenge. Problems such as how to maintain exterior masonry substrates. How to make the coatings last? Paints that work without stabilising solutions, saving time and money. Exterior wood protection that not only decorates but protects the timber. How to get coatings that last when others are failing.

9.10am

FLOOR TILING SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERN BUILD

by Building Adhesives Ltd

For the successful specification and installation of ceramic and natural stone tiling in a variety of common situations including wet rooms, timber backgrounds and underfloor heating. The seminar identifies potential costly problems, how these arise and practical advice on preventative measures. It highlights British (and European) standards, health & safety issues and identifies the different types of adhesives, grouts and pre-preparation technology available.

 

9.30am

HUSH ACOUSTICS: HELPING TO SOLVE ACOUSTIC ISSUES IN THE MODERN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

by Hush Acoustics

This seminar will advise on achieving and out performing all UK Sound Proofing Regulations in New Build, Conversion and Refurbishment development - residential, multi-occupancy, commercial, education.

9.50am

SMARTER WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY, DESIGNING OUT LIABILITIES AND LEAKAGE

by Groundbreaker

An introduction to smarter water management tools for new build, refurbishment and lead replacement projects.

 

10.10am - Tea / Coffee / Pastries

10.40am

INTRODUCING METAL WEB FLOOR JOISTS

by MiTek Industries Ltd

Learn about the application of metal joists in floors and roofs. The advantages over alternative joist systems, the unique attributes of Posi-Joists, how far they will span, important design details; their acoustic performance and details of relevant Standards and Regulations.

11.00am

SAFE ACCESS ALL AREAS

by Access 360

Safe Access All Areas is your opportunity to see how to solve those tricky access problems on site, whether through the roof, the ceiling, the walls or the floor. Ever thought about using your natural smoke vent as roof access or to provide natural daylight or even an emergency escape? Do you need fire rated riser doors that can be tiled to match your interior design? Or do you require floor access to a complex configuration or concealed underfloor services? All this and more will be explained. Attend Safe Access All Areas and don't forget your free gift.

11.20am

NATURAL SLATE CPD (tbc)

by Cupa Pizarras

The objectives of the presentation are to run through the characteristics and benefits of Natural Slate, the production process from quarry excavation to roof installation, and to identify the UK and European testing, quality control and H&S standards.

11.40am

AN INTRODUCTION TO HOT WATER CYLINDERS

by Kingspan Water & Energy Ltd

This CIBSE accredited CPD introduces stored hot water, the driving factors in why we use it and why these are increasingly more important. The CPD gives you the tools to make informed decisions over system specification enabling you to optimise a buildings performance.

12.00pm

THE AIR WE BREATHE - IMPORTANCE OF INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ)

By Vectaire Ltd

A presentation covering the effects of Condensation, Mould and poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and its damage to health. A review over the relationship between Relative Humidity Vs Temperature and looking at ways to improve Indoor Air Quality covering energy efficiency ventilation methods that comply with current Building Regulations.

12.20pm - Lunch

1.00pm

AIR LEAKAGE TESTING

By Construction Performance Solutions Ltd

An introduction to air leakage testing, certification and common residential / non residential leakage paths.

1.20pm

CONTROL AIR LEAKAGE - REFERENCING PART L OF THE BUILDING REGULATIONS BY ICYNENE SPRAY FOAM INSULATION SYSTEM

By Icynene

The objective of this seminar is to offer a brief update on recent developments in buildings science, with an emphasis on airtightness in buildings and its importance for energy savings and moisture vapour transmission. The author's Canadian perspective also provides a look at how these issues are handled elsewhere.

1.40pm

LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL HOUSES - 30% FASTER, 30% CHEAPER, 30% BETTER

By Hadham Construction Ltd

This presentation will discuss the design, manufacture and installation of lightweight steel houses - why they are significantly better than traditional build and other methods, and why they are the future for mainstream housebuilding.

2.00pm - Tea / Coffee / Pastries

 

2.20pm

INTRODUCTION TO RESIN INJECTION; LEAK SEALING & GROUND STABILISATION

By Oxford Hydrotechnics

This seminar will discuss the use of polyurethane resins to control structure water ingress and stabilise ground. The talk will also cover the uses of resin injection and grouting techniques to carry out specialist and innovative structure repairs.

2.40pm

RETHINKING ROOF CONSTRUCTION - CREATING A 'SUPERROOF'

By Superfoil Insulation

Modern methods of construction play a key role in driving the construction industry forward yet when we speak about modern methods we talk traditional products. This session looks at how SuperFOIL Insulation Products not only achieve and exceed the thermal values required but contribute to reducing timber costs and completion time.

3.00pm

PRESENTATION TO BE ADVISED

by To be advised

3.20pm

CLOSING ADDRESS

by representative from WEST SUFFOLK / CAMBS

 

3.30pm

CPD CERTIFICATES

3.40pm

EVENT CLOSES