Registration, tea / coffee and bacon butties.
THE LEGALITIES AND FINANCIAL IMPACT CAUSED BY INVASIVE SPECIES
With new legislation being enforced on land and properties that have invasive plant species, are you up to date? Do you know about landowner’s responsibilities and the law; The growing problem of invasive, non-native plants, including Himalayan Balsam, Giant Hogweed and Japanese Knotweed within the UK construction and property sector? We will also be covering legislation, current working practices, insurances & warranties that are industry specific and how to mitigate risk by using an accredited contractor.
THE AIR WE BREATHE – IMPORTANCE OF INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ)
A presentation covering the effects of Condensation, Mould and poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and its dangers to health. A review over the relationship between Relative Humidity Vs Temperature and looking at ways to improve Indoor Air Quality, covering energy efficient ventilation methods that comply with current Building Regulations.
by Vectaire Ltd
INTRODUCING METAL WEB FLOOR JOISTS
Learn about the application of metal web 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.
LIGHTWEIGHT, SUSTAINABLE AND SECURED BY DESIGN ROOFING SYSTEMS
A short history of the background of lightweight metal roof systems; Roofing problems and solutions (including harsh climate roofing solutions); BS 5534 Revision 2015; Vandalism problems and solutions; Burglary problems and solutions; Secured by design; Profile choices; Whole life costs; Health and safety; Environmental considerations & enhanced Eco points; Guarantees; Case studies; Testing process; Questions and answers.
Lunch and exhibition
ELIMINATING THERMAL BRIDGES AT THE WALL FLOOR JUNCTION
Building Regulations now require gap-free insulation across the building fabric. This seminar compares the methods to comply: enhanced construction details and Marmox Thermoblock. Meeting forthcoming zero carbon regulations is also discussed.
UNDERSTANDING STRUCTURAL WATERPROOFING – BS8102 2009 TYPES A B C
Basements, Cellars, Buried Podium deck, Retaining structures. This presentation outlines the principles of below ground waterproofing design, the varying forms and the importance of correct specification and design support.