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AluK (GB) Ltd


At AluK, we understand the challenges of modern building construction. For more than 60 years we have been working around the globe engineering and delivering the finest tailored aluminium façade systems: windows, doors and curtain walling. As part of AluK International, we have over 2,000 clients worldwide that have different challenges, which why we offer different solutions wherever your project may be. We provide bespoke aluminium systems for any commercial, industrial and residential application. All our market-leading systems are developed and produced by our in-house research and development team. We also design produce and manufacture our own fittings and hardware, ensuring seamless results. Our 350,000 sq. facility at our UK headquarters holds 1,400 tones of aluminium profile in stock and we are the only aluminium systems house with a fully integrated pre-treatment and finishing line. Our dedicated project consultants will work with you supporting your project from design t...

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CPD Material (3)

Online Learning
Approved Document L 2021- Impact and Actions for Aluminium Window and Door Performance
An exploration of revised Approved Document L, updated in 2021 and for implementation from June 2022, and the implications for the aluminium window and door industry.

The seminar covers the subject by looking at the new document and the sections that apply to windows, doors, and curtain wall, followed by looking at the specific performance criteria contained in the document, and looking at the way in which the industry is rising to the challenges posed. The enhancements made to a specific product type will be discussed in a case study.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Online Learning
Aluminium Curtain Wall Design: A Technical Guide to meeting regulatory requirements
Aluminium Curtain Wall Design: A Technical Guide to meeting regulatory requirements
covers the technical and legislative considerations needed when designing and specifying Aluminium Curtain Walling. Through the use of a 'System design tree', specifiers can ensure the best procedures are followed for well-planned, accurate design, detailing and specification of the right glazing systems is critical to the delivery of sustainable, cost-effective and robust results - from design to manufacture to installation. It discusses the key legislation and standards that need to be followed in a systematic manner with reference to upcoming changes to building legislation, especially regarding safety, fire and thermal performance. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- Gain an understanding of the history of glazing system technology and the various system aspects
- Establish a rational and systematic approach to working with ACW within legislative frameworks
- To have a clearer understanding of the various pros and cons of different curtain walling system types: which to use and when
- An introduction to the rules and building regulations that affect curtain walling, as well as gaining knowledge of when to start considering the technical aspects within the project timeline
- To know about the sustainable properties of aluminium, from end to end, and understand the role it plays in sustainable building
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Aluminium Curtain Wall: Design, Performance and Standards
This seminar aims to provide:

- Knowledge of where curtain walling should be used and confidence in using it as a design solution.
- Knowledge of which standards and regulations need to be adhered to and what they may be.
- An understanding of how curtain walling works as a façade system.
- Understanding the different options for curtain walling.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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