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31-35 Kirby Street

Hatton Garden
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EC1N 8TE
www.foamglas.co.uk
Tel +44 (0)20 7492 1731
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FOAMGLAS®

Overview

FOAMGLAS® cellular glass insulation, manufactured by Pittsburgh Corning since 1937, offers a wide variety of system solutions for the whole building envelope. FOAMGLAS® insulation is totally impervious to moisture, non-combustible, load-bearing and dimensionally stable.

Online CPD Video (1)


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This seminar provides an understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.

• Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
• Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
• Building regulations Part L – Eliminating thermal bridging in foundations and wall / floor junctions.
• The Compact Roof – Standing Seam and flat roof’s
• Facades
• Interiors and refurbishment
• Case studies
• Below ground – Foundations,
• Technical support services.
• Questions
Material type: Online Learning

CPD Material (8)


Seminar
Cellular Glass - Insulating the Whole Building
This seminar provides an understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.

• Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
• Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
• Building regulations Part L – Eliminating thermal bridging in foundations and wall / floor junctions.
• The Compact Roof – Standing Seam and flat roof’s
• Facades
• Interiors and refurbishment
• Case studies
• Below ground – Foundations,
• Technical support services.
• Questions
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Reducing Thermal Bridging
Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
- What is Thermal Bridging and why it is an issue
- Solutions to Reducing Thermal Bridging using cellular glass insulation
- Technical support services
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Cellular Glass Insulation for Load Bearing Conditions
Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
- Code of practice – BS 8102
- Design solutions – One material
- Technical support services
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Cellular Glass Insulation - Insulating Underground Structures
This seminar aims to cover:

- How cellular glass is manufactured
- The features and benefits of a hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure
- Sustainability and environmental issues, use of post consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack
- Thermal bridging
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Cellular Glass Insulation – Metal Roofs and Facades
This seminar aims to cover:

- Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
- Solutions for various roofing substrates and the solution for standing seam roofs
- Standing seam system solutions
- Façade design solutions, case study and fire considerations for facades.
- Technical support services
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Accessible Roofs for Walkways, Vehicles and Public Places
Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack, compressive strength
- Flat roofing standards, comparing data and evaluation of major considerations
- Good flat roof design and drainage. tapered insulation design, good water management
- Hot and cold application systems, specifications, site support, thermal and condensation calculations
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Cellular Glass Insulation: For Floors, Walls and Soffits
Understanding how celular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall structure
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack, compressive strength
- Assessment of different internal humidty rooms, from hot, humid to traditional normal construction
- Different internal finishes blending with good design
- internal floor finishes, their asthetics and loading expectations
- Basement design, applications and resistance to water ingress and flooding
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Cellular Glass Insulation: Reducing Risk by Design
This seminar aims to cover:

- Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
- Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
- Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
- Building regulations Part L – Eliminating thermal bridging in foundations and wall / floor junctions.
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
- Effective solutions to construction problems – examples of cellular glass insulation to address building physics in “high risk” applications.
- Technical support services.
Material type: Seminar