Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Best Western Ipswich Hotel
London Road
Copdock
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP8 3JD

Timings

8.00am – Registration
8.15am – Breakfast rolls tea/coffee
8.30am – First seminar
12.15pm – Lunch and Exhibition

REPAIR, REFURB, RETROFIT

08:35

WELCOME ADDRESS

by Suffolk Building Control Group

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08:50

INTRODUCTION TO THE PARTY WALL ACT

The duties of owners, surveyors and builders when carrying out work under the Party Wall etc. Act – How to get things right.

by Pyramus & Thisbe Club

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09:10

INTRODUCTION TO RESIN INJECTION; LEAK SEALING & GROUND STABILISATION

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

by Oxford Hydrotechnics Ltd

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09:30

VENTROLLA – THE SASH WINDOW RENOVATION EXPERTS: TIMBER WINDOW SOLUTIONS

This CPD will cover the general aspects of period timber windows looking at the types of repairs and unique performance upgrades offered by Ventrolla and the benefits to the client.

by Ventrolla Ltd

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09:50

COMMUNAL AREA PAINTED SURFACES – ASSESSING THE RISK

This seminar is aimed at specifiers, surveyors, contractors and other building construction professionals to help with issues with communal area painted surfaces and assessing the risk. The presentation discusses the following topics pertaining to the fire protection of communal areas in HMO’s and social housing: Due diligence under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order; The history of rapid flames spread over the painted surfaces; The Tor Coatings approach to assessing and managing risk in communal areas and escape routes.

by Tor Coatings

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10:40

AN INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTWEIGHT METAL PITCHED ROOFING SYSTEMS

Discover a lightweight metal pitched roof system and its benefits over more traditional materials. Roofing to lower pitches; Protection against vandalism and high impact areas; Faster installation and wide ranging applications with a 50 year warranty.

by Tilcor

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11:00

WATERPROOFING A FLAT ROOF

This presentation will cover: A brief overview of the updates to the revised British Standards BS2669: 2018; 6 steps to the perfect flat roof waterproofing.

by Axter Ltd

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11:20

PART K & BS6180 – 2011 COMPLIANT, FRAMELESS GLASS BALUSTRADES

Use of frameless glass balustrades in construction projects. Understanding the current British Standards and helping installers to reduce installation time by introducing the revolutionary CRL Taper Loc System.

by CR Laurence

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11:40

CONDENSATION CONTROL – CONDENSATION IN THE ROOFSPACE

This presentation discusses the requirements for breather membranes, air barriers and vapour control layers, looks at the principals of condensation, the effects of condensation, issues of detailing cold pitched roofs ie. insulation, ventilation and underlay. It also looks at condensation controlling measures and the solutions.

by A Proctor Group

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12:00

WHY SPECIFY SLATE AND PHYLLITE FOR ROOFING AND CLADDING

This seminar helps to understand why natural slate makes good roofing and cladding material, specify natural slate correctly and highlight the main pitfalls of natural slate specification and the environmental benefits of choosing natural slate.

by SSQ Natural Slate

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13:00

AIR LEAKAGE TESTING

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

by Construction Performance Solutions Ltd

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13:20

PASSIVHAUS & ULTRA-LOW ENERGY CONSTRUCTION

With post-Brexit energy cost inflation looming, low energy use buildings will become the norm. A practical cost-effective construction approach for ultra-low energy & Passivhaus is demonstrated with case studies. This is manufactured and erected locally by Flight Timber.

by Flight Timber Products Ltd

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13:40

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

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14:20

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

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

by Hadham Construction Ltd

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14:40

PROVEN COMPLIANT SYSTEMS

We are looking at insulation systems that are fully compliant and proven in meeting the requirements of Part B, C, D, E and L of Building Regulations.

by Actis

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15:20

CLOSING ADDRESS


by Suffolk Building Control Group

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Please register me for the following talks

08:35: Suffolk Building Control Group08:50: Pyramus & Thisbe Club09:10: Oxford Hydrotechnics Ltd09:30: Ventrolla Ltd09:50: Tor Coatings10:40: Tilcor11:00: Axter Ltd11:20: CR Laurence11:40: A Proctor Group12:00: SSQ Natural Slate13:00: Construction Performance Solutions Ltd13:20: Flight Timber Products Ltd13:40: Vectaire Ltd14:20: Hadham Construction Ltd14:40: Actis15:20: Suffolk Building Control Group

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