Registration and tea / coffee.
FABRIC FIRST AND AIR TIGHTNESS – ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND MOISTURE CONTROL
An update on meeting both Approved Document C (Moisture) and L (Energy Efficiency) using Tyvek and Airguard as well as the requirements of BS5534:2014 – the code of practice for slating and tiling with one proven, BBA certified membrane system.
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.
UNDERSTANDING UK RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ACOUSTICS
The seminar will discuss the basics of sound transmission, UK regulatory requirements (Building Regulations) and how to meet these regulations.
Lunch and exhibition
THE MANAGEMENT AND ERADICATION OF NON NATIVE PLANT SPECIES INCLUDING JAPANESE KNOTWEED
The seminar will cover the identification and eradication of non native invasive plant species including Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed and Himalayan Balsam within the construction sector to increase land bank values and containment within amenity areas. Items covered in the seminar include new and traditional proven techniques of containment and eradication including the hugely successful, cost effective and ecologically sound Stem Injection process