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.
UNDERSTANDING AND SPECIFYING SECONDARY GLAZING
This will provide an understanding of how well designed secondary glazing can provide significant improvements to the internal environment of a building through noise insulation, thermal insulation and enhanced security, particularly if the building is listed.
PROBLEM SOLVING SOLUTIONS FOR COATINGS IN NEW BUILD AND RESTORATIONS
Being able to find coatings that last, provide protection and solve problems in the built environment is always a challenge. With Owatrol solutions we will explore these scenarios and provide solutions that are tailored to both new buildings and the renovation of older ones. Problems such as how to maintain exterior masonry substrates; How to make the coating 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 to last when others are failing? At Owatrol we pride ourselves on providing coatings that solve these and many other problems whilst delivering solutions that other coating manufacturers are not able to provide. With Eco-Friendly products throughout our range of solutions, we are at the forefront of today’s coatings technologies.
DESIGNING WITH ACOUSTIC LAMINATED GLASS INTERLAYERS
What is noise? How does it affect productivity and wellbeing? How can acoustic laminated glass help? What is acoustic laminated glass? Comparison between monolithic glass, laminated safety glass and acoustic laminated glass. Characteristics of acoustic interlayers. Project examples. Design tools.
Lunch and exhibition
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.
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