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James Hardie Building Products Ltd


James Hardie invented 7th generation fibre cement. Now, more than 6 million homes later, their name is synonymous with quality, durability and design excellence across the globe. They offer a range of interior and exterior products, including cladding products and backerboard for tile and stone. Inspired by new technology and driven by a passion for design, James Hardie is constantly growing their extensive range of premium fibre cement products. Their innovative solutions are chosen by architects, housebuilders and homeowners alike to bring their unique visions to life. Founded in 1888 with an enduring set of values, James Hardie has grown to employ more than 3000 people, and generate an annual turnover in excess of £2 billion.

CPD Material (5)

Evolution of Rainscreen Facade Cladding
This seminar looks at the development of rainscreen cladding systems, the design purpose and principles for rainscreen systems and the use of fibre cement. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the evolution of rainscreen systems, historical examples and the birth of the modern facade solution
- Understand the purpose and benefits of rainscreen systems
- Understand rainscreen systems available and their applications
- Understand design applications of fibre cement rainscreen solutions
- Understand technical information and best practice for installation with reference to case studies
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Smart Flooring Specification: New Solutions for Residential Flooring
This CPD presentation outlines the composition, performance characteristics and structural application of fibre cement flooring, with a particular emphasis on sound insulation as outlined in Part E of the Building Regulations. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand what fibre cement is and how is it made
- Understand the sustainability credentials of the product
- Understand the characteristics of fibre cement structural floors and laboratory testing of materials
- Understand what areas are suitable for fibre cement structural floors
- Understand issues of noise nuisance in housing and how flooring design contributes to acoustic insulation
- Understand how fibre cement flooring compares with other flooring bases and options for best use
- Understand best practice for installation
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Specifying Fibre Cement for Residential Flooring
Fibre cement is a low maintenance, non combustible product that won’t rot, swell, shrink or crack and is weather resistant, robust, squeak free, and accepts any floor finish, making it an ideal replacement for traditional flooring substrates. In this seminar, HardieFloor explores and advises on the key issues relating to specifying fibre cement for flooring.

• Fibre Cement Structural flooring – description
• Best practice installation
• Specification considerations
• Comparison with other flooring
• Sustainability
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Fibre Cement Cladding: Stylish & Innovative Design Solution
Fibre cement is a high performance, highly durable and low maintenance exterior cladding material. It outperforms many traditional cladding materials in areas such as resistance to rotting, warp/shrinkage and UV damage, low combustibility and longer service life.

This CPD seminar covers the following aspects, and provides advice and solutions on how to achieve successful natural stone specification by covering these aspects:

• Fibre cement technology
• Designs available with fibre cement cladding
• Characteristics of fibre cement exterior cladding
• Comparison with other cladding materials
• Key guidance on installation
• Technical support for specifications
• Case studies
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Fibre Cement Tile Backerboards - The Innovative Solution when Specifying Commercial and Residential Projects
This seminar covers the following:

- What is fibre cement
- Insight into the requirements of a tiling substrate
- Insight into traditional tiling substrates
- Insight into modern tiling substrates
- How fibre cement can be used as the perfect tiling solution
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


James Hardie Building Products Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

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