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Zentia

Kingsway South
Team Valley
Gateshead
NE11 0SP
www.zentia.com
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Zentia

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Zentia - The new name for Armstrong Ceiling Solutions have the ultimate pedigree in ceiling systems and expertise in delivering solutions for building interiors. They are a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial ceiling and suspension system solutions. In offices, healthcare facilities, classrooms, shopping centres, or restaurants Armstrong offers ceiling solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and most importantly help you create beautiful spaces Its ceiling systems deliver an improved environment for users’ well-being, with options that passively resist germs and reduce a building’s reliance on artificial light and air-conditioning. A peerless 30-year system warranty available on the majority of Zentia products also gives peace of mind. Zentia was the first European mineral tile manufacturer to win Cradle to Cradle® certification for ceiling systems that comprise high recycled content to start with. They also helped pioneer ceiling recycling worldwide.

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The Armstrong HEALTH, WELLBEING & PRODUCTIVITY CPD will give participants a better understanding and insight into integrating user-centered interior design to positively impact the health, wellbeing and productivity of occupants
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning

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Health, Wellbeing and Productivity
The Armstrong HEALTH, WELLBEING & PRODUCTIVITY CPD will give participants a better understanding and insight into integrating user-centered interior design to positively impact the health, wellbeing and productivity of occupants
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Fire
This CPD discusses the role that suspended ceilings can perform with their reaction and resistance to the effects of fire within buildings. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The basics of fire
- The role active and passive fire protection play in buildings
- Testing methods used for suspended ceilings
- Key elements on how to break a fire triangle
- Product fire reaction performance
- Product fire resistance
This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Circular Economy and Cradle to Cradle Design
This seminar looks at the concept of a circular economy especially in relation to ceiling systems. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- The problems arising from the traditional take, make and dispose process and the benefits of adopting circular design principles
- The role of cradle to cradle design in the built environment
- The Industry drivers and business case for adopting circular design principles
- Performance characteristics of ceiling systems which are designed for circularity
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Ceiling Solutions for Education
This seminar will help you better understand the new designs for schools, and meet acoustic and thermal requirements to create a more energy-efficient and comfortable learning environment. The presentation will outline:
- A clear understanding of the various acoustical requirements in the design of schools
- How to save energy costs and meet the requirement of the Priority Schools Building Programme/Output Specification Impact on Ceilings
- How to specify new system designs
- How to understand the benefits of using PCM e.g. reduces load/need for air conditioning, reduces energy consumption, low embodied energy, improved thermal comfort in school environments
- A summary of detailed school case studies
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Fitout Solutions for Cat 'A' and Cat 'B' Ceilings
This presentation looks closely at the fit-out market and how the selection of the correct ceiling and wall solution can help to achieve the performance requirements, user comforts and sustainable needs required to meet current legislation.

The presentation will cover the types of fit-out projects, their decision makers, and the various requirements in all locations of the project. It includes some interesting case studies with design challenges and solutions to overcome them.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Ceilings and Healthcare Environments
The objective of this presentation is to provide an improved understanding of the healthcare ceiling requirements, associated guidelines and applications.
- This presentation aims to uncover the functions that the ceiling must provide and critical performances, both obvious and obtuse, that are expected of the ceiling.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Ceilings and the Environment
This seminar is a CPD presentation looking at the topic of the environment and sustainability and in particular to the role that suspended ceilings have to play within sustainable development. Topics covered include:
- Brief overview of definitions/perceptions of the environment/sustainability, environmental standards, methodologies and tools
- Focus on suspended ceilings and their effect on the environment and sustainable construction
- Market resources and references
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Literature
Guide to Building Acoustics
This guide aims to provide a better understanding and usage for non-acoustic specialists within the building design and construction teams.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Literature
Seminar
Acoustics and Suspended Ceilings
This seminar examines building acoustics, sound transmission, reception and absorption and the use of suspended ceilings in aiding the above.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

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