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Rue Jules Bordet
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www.dowcorning.com/construction
Jane Pfeil
Tel + (01676) 528000
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Dow Corning

Overview

Dow Corning, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, is collaborating with industry professionals around the world to develop solutions to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, offer long lasting solutions and excellent technical support. Dow Corning helps customers find solutions to high performance building challenges.

Online CPD Video (3)


Watch movie
21:22
An introduction to silicone structural glazing as curtain walling and considerations at the design stage. Benefits in construction and long term building performance.

- Understanding the concept of structural glazing
- Appreciation of silicone technology as a necessity as a bonding adhesive
- Recognising structural glazing systems, benefits and project examples
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Watch movie
17:21
This seminar examines using silicone materials for increased efficiency, durability and longevity of commercial buildings.

- Introducing silicone as a viable option in green building design
- Understanding the possible applications of silicone materials internally and externally in sustainable structures.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Watch movie
19:48
An overview of different thermal performance influencers, definitions and principles. A comparison of thermal performance of 3 different curtain walling systems using energy transfer theory.

- Understanding U-values and window energy ratings
- Raised awareness of European energy efficiency drivers
- Study results of generic curtain wall systems and how this affects energy
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning

CPD Material (6)


Seminar
Silicone Structural Glazing: The Art of the Possible
An introduction to silicone structural glazing as curtain walling and considerations at the design stage. Benefits in construction and long term building performance.

- Understanding the concept of structural glazing
- Appreciation of silicone technology as a necessity as a bonding adhesive
- Recognising structural glazing systems, benefits and project examples
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Designing Green Buildings with Silicone Materials
This seminar examines using silicone materials for increased efficiency, durability and longevity of commercial buildings.

- Introducing silicone as a viable option in green building design
- Understanding the possible applications of silicone materials internally and externally in sustainable structures.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
A Thermal Modelling Comparison of Typical Curtain Walling Systems
An overview of different thermal performance influencers, definitions and principles. A comparison of thermal performance of 3 different curtain walling systems using energy transfer theory.

- Understanding U-values and window energy ratings
- Raised awareness of European energy efficiency drivers
- Study results of generic curtain wall systems and how this affects energy
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
How to Achieve Energy Efficient Windows for Improved Sustainability
The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest information relating to window energy ratings and technologies available for energy efficient window construction.

- Understanding of industry drivers for energy efficiency and productivity
- Awareness of new technologies for energy efficient systems
- Appreciation of how innovation meets changing industry needs
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Effects of Weatherproofing Sealants on Building Aesthetics
The aim of this seminar is to enable architects to solve weatherproofing problems without sacrificing the appearance.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
A Step Change in Insulation for High Performance Façades
This seminar examines the importance of insulation and how vacuum insulation panel technology in architectural insulation modules in curtain walls can contribute toward significant improvement in the overall performance of a façade.

- Understand the importance of insulation
- Key performance detail of insulation materials
- How to improve thermal efficiency without compromising aesthetics or functionality
- How to achieve future thermal efficiency targets
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


Dow Corning has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas