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Larsen Building Products


Larsen Building Products has been manufacturing quality building products since establishment in 1975.


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Larsen has grown to become a market-leading, industry-recognised manufacturer of a comprehensive range of products for the construction industry, from admixtures and streetscape products to tiling and builders’ merchants, Larsen covers nearly every corner of the construction industry.

2008 saw the next step in Larsen’s continued growth with the completion of a purpose-built manufacturing facility in the Port of Belfast. This industry leading, computer-controlled facility has the production capacity of over 100,000 tonnes of product annually.

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Eco Paving Mortar Specification to BS 7533 Part 101
Specifying mortar for public realm projects made easy.

All parts of BS 7533 with the exception of part 13 are being condensed into 2 parts, part 101 & 102. Part 101 published August 2021.

This seminar provides detailed information for the specification of paving mortar to BS7533 part 101. It highlights new requirements such as permeability and changes in mortar description i.e. type B in now type 35.

We take a look at eco mortar, what makes it eco & what impact that will have on your project in terms of CO2 savings.

Terminology, traffic category, pavement build up, application depth, joint width, primer, sealing are all topics covered.

By the end of this seminar delegates should:
1. Be able to specify paving mortar in line with the latest British Standard.
2. Have an understanding of traffic categories.
3. Have an understanding of product application.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
The ECO BS 7533 Paving Mortar System - Changing Tomorrow Today
A detailed look at paving mortar for the public realm in line with BS 7533, how an eco mortar option can lead to a significant reduction in carbon, quantified by trees grown over a 10 year period, or not driving a car calculated in miles not driven. Traffic categories, pavement layers (the build up) & impregnating sealers will also feature.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
The Natural Choice for Natural Stone Mortar
This seminar will look at:
- BS 7533
- Pavement Build up
- Compliance & Non-Compliance
- The Mortar System
- Success Stories

BS7533 mortar in the Public Realm-Selecting the combinations of bedding mortar, priming and jointing material to suit your project through identification of key specification and successful application tips.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Dry Mortar Technology Factory Tour
This tour will provide architects with a clear understanding of dry mortar technology and awareness of the issues to be considered in design and specification, and how they may benefit from the advantages of dry mortar technology in future projects.

- To introduce modern methods of production of pre-mixed dry mortars
- To demonstrate the level of control, reproducibility and reliability offered by factory production methods
- Raise awareness of the benefits of factory controlled premixed dry mortars for clients, architects, specifiers and contractors

This half day introductory seminar and factory tour of Larsen Building Products takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
Material type: Seminar


Larsen Building Products has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas