Visit ecoSHOWCASE, The Specification Roadshow
ecoSHOWCASE is a unique series of free-to-visit regional events, designed to provide architects and specifiers with a convenient way to learn about new products, solutions, developments and policy for sustainable construction.
Comprising a series of techTALK presentations and an informal exhibition of building products, these events provide you with up to 4 hours of CPD in a single morning and a chance to debate with fellow colleagues and professionals.
techTALKs for Autumn 2018
BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-out
BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-Out (RFO) standard enables real estate investors, developers and building owners to assess and mitigate sustainability-related issues and impacts during the design and works of a refurbishment or fit out
An Introduction to Passivhaus
Passivhaus buildings are designed and built to provide a high level of comfort for the occupants while using very little energy for heating and cooling. The application of rigorous design and construction principles, developed by the Passivhaus Institute in Germany, and an exacting quality assurance process ensures that performance in use meets the design criteria
Property flood resilience – what is it, and does it work?
Following major flooding in 2013/14 and 15/16, the UK has seen some of the worst flooding events ever
Rigid Full Fill Cavity Wall Insulation: a Toolbox Talk
This seminar gives an overview of the insulation solutions used with brick and block cavity wall construction. Providing an understanding of the following topics: The evolution of cavity wall construction and how thermal targets have driven the development of insulation products, including rigid board solutions.; Traditional insulation solutions for cavity walls; The differences between rigid partial fill and rigid full fill solutions; Issues to consider in design, specification and construction to ensure the best performance from rigid full fill solutions.