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Borough Green
TN15 8QY
Emma Watkins
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Fixfast Ltd


Fixfast design, manufacture and supply fasteners and specialist building components for the building envelope. They have been supplying accessories for the whole building envelope since 1975, building up a wealth of experience in each sector as the industry has developed. Their product range now includes: - Fastener systems for sheeting, cladding and rainscreen - Insulation adhesive for flat roofing - Drainage outlets for flat roofing - Rooftop walkways - Accessories for green roofs - Cartridge sealants, butyl sealants and tapes for air-sealing and weather-proofing the building envelope - Specialist tools for the installation of roofing and cladding systems. Their collaborative approach and desire to help create successful buildings means that they have become well respected in the market, forging trustworthy relationships with major industry players.

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CPD Material (2)

Online Learning
Designing for an Increasingly Extreme Environment - Implications for Fastener Specification
The UK’s weather is getting more extreme. With buildings typically expected to have a lifespan of over 40 years, it’s important to consider the impact of environmental change on the performance of the building envelope. Fasteners play an essential role in joining structural systems, but they do not always receive due consideration. This CPD will examine the role of correct fastener specification in protecting the life and value of a building – and ultimately, mitigating risk for its designers, builders, owners and users. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- How the changing environment can impact how building envelopes perform long term
- Environmental considerations for building design - the detail of fasteners
- How fasteners perform when faced with extreme weather and its effect on the building envelop
- The risk of incorrect specification and implications for liability
- How to correctly specify building envelope fasteners to ensure longevity and mitigate against risk
- What questions to ask of a manufacturer when specifying fasteners for your projects.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Fixings for Roofing Cladding and Rainscreen
This seminar offers a guide to the attachment of roofing elements, cladding and rainscreen. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- How to avoid the risk of corrosion
- Issues around workmanship, structural values and specification
- Rainscreen and single ply roofing attachment systems
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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