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Alumasc Water Management Solutions


Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), part of Alumasc Group, is the first joined-up brand in integrated water management. Alumasc has been promoting the efficient use, retention, recycling and disposal of water for over 80 years. AWMS brings together the expertise of five trusted brands in water management to provide one simple solution – Rain to Drain. Each brand is well known for innovation, quality and outstanding support. They include: Skyline Fascia, Soffit & Copings; Alumasc Rainwater Gutters & Downpipes; Harmer Building Drainage; Wade Drainage and Gatic Drainage & Access Covers. Under the AWMS banner, customers benefit from rainwater and drainage products that capture, retain and control the flow of rainwater in the most effective way inside and outside buildings from originating source to water course, sewer or ground.

CPD Material (4)

A Complete Guide: Internal Floor Drainage, Design and Specification
This seminar looks at the design principles and specification details and considerations for internal floor drainage. It will cover specific applications and care and maintenance and will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the defining characteristics and differences of floor gullies and floor channels and the differences between trapped and un-trapped gullies
- Understand design principles, regulations and British Standards BS EN 1253, BS EN 1422 and BS EN 12056
- Understand specification principles based on the two key issues, traffic environment and flow rates required
- Understand the different floor construction and finishes and how this affects specification
- Understand the different project applications and how this affects product specification
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Rainwater Disposal from Pitched Roofs
This seminar is about rainwater disposal from pitched roofs. It covers design principles and installation details and considerations. It will help you to understand the following topics
- Understand BS EN 12056: Part 3: Gravity Drainage Systems Inside Buildings: Roof Drainage, Layout and Calculation, including the sizing of gutters and downpipes
- Understand system design and the factors that influence it, such as rainfall intensity and effective roof area
- Understand installation details and considerations of all external factors
- Understand the importance of maintenance of rainwater systems for pitched roofs
- Understand specialist solutions that are available for parapet wall and balcony drainage

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Soil and Vent Drainage: A Complete Guide to Design and Specification
This seminar covers the specification of soil and vent drainage and pipework requirements when designing for above and below ground building drainage. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand what defines soil and vent drainage
- Understand the relevant standards and regulations including an introduction to BS EN 12056 Pt 2 - standard for sizing, layout and hydraulic performance
- Understand system design, the characteristics of different pipe material and methods of connection
- Understand pipework configuration for smooth flow, identifying blockage risk and access for cleaning
- Understand pressure relief by venting the system
- Understand requirement for noise limitation through transfer
- Understand pipework penetrations and fire compartmentalisation
- Understand product selection
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Internal Rainwater Drainage
This seminar looks at internal rainwater drainage. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand rainwater drainage design in relation to different roof constructions, including blue and green roof systems, building risk and protection
- Understand the importance of robust specification and design consequence of changed specification
- Understand the effective standard that guides all rainwater drainage design
- Understand national and regional rainfall characteristics and how this affects design
- Understand the importance of detailing to waterproofing membranes
- Understand different types of pipe, materials and methods of connection to rainwater outlets
- Understand care and maintenance of roof drainage systems
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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