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Courtyard House
West End Road
High Wycombe
HP11 2QB
Kathryn Gladden
Tel +44 (0) 44 01494 492725 Overview
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Optima is one of the international market leading glass partitioning and doors specialists. Their service combines specification, design, manufacture, installation and aftercare using their own expert teams. All products are acoustically certified and they are proud of their sustainability credentials. An ISO9001 company with ISO14001 products and EPD's.

CPD Material (3)

Understanding Partition Acoustics
This seminar provides an overview of the sound insulation of partitions and doors. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand sound insulation performance in the context of glazed partitions and doors
- Understand how acoustic performance is verified by laboratory testing
- Understand how to decide what sound insulation performance is needed and how to specify sound insulation with confidence
- Understand composite room to room sound insulation for partition plus door
- Understand how sound insulation values are measured on site and how construction quality as a whole can affect that performance
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Specifying Glass Partitions
This seminar will cover the following:
- Manufacture of float glass
- Glass processing: toughening, laminating & curving
- Overview of British Standards and product characteristics
- Equality Act requirements
- Acoustic assessment procedure and likely product performance
- Fire assessment procedure and likely product performance
- Visual privacy
- Producing a written specification
- CDM considerations
- Specification check list
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Non Load Bearing Partitions
This seminar will look at:
- Types of partitioning
- Structural
- Acoustics
- Fire
- Warranties
- Health and safety
- Sustainability and maintenance
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Optima has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas