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PORCELANOSA Group

Overview

PORCELANOSA Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of tiles, bathrooms and kitchens. With presence in over 140 countries PORCELANOSA offers a wide range of quality products which go from ceramic, porcelain fittings, wall tiles, floor tiles, wood parquet, hardwood, natural stone, mosaics, kitchens, sanitary ware, brassware, bathtubs, shower trays, hydromassage cabins and columns, bathrooms, accessories, bedroom furniture to technical solutions.

The Group is made up of eight companies which are: PORCELANOSA (founded in 1973), Venis (1986), Gamadecor (1987), Systempool (1993), L'Antic Colonial (1999), Butech (2001), Noken (2001) and Urbatek (2004).

All of PORCELANOSA Group's products are featured by its excellence in quality and design. All of its firms have a philosophy of respect for the environment which is supported with a constant investigation and development of new technologies that minimise water and energy consumption.


CPD Material (14)


Multiple CPD formats
High-tech Porcelain Rainscreen
This CPD explores the benefits of using porcelain rainscreen cladding. Topics discussed include the principles of a rainscreen cladding system, the features and benefits, and which product suits which project. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The anchoring and holding elements of a rainscreen cladding system
- Which features work for which project
- How to suggest the right product for the right application
- How to identify the key factors and how to be confident in specification
- The certificates for porcelain used in rainscreen cladding

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Sintered Stone
This CPD explores sintered stone - the commercial name for the way a conventional porcelain tile is manufactured. It will discuss what sintered stone is, how it is manufactured, the key features of sintered stone, conventional tiles vs. big slabs, and typical applications and possibilities. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- How to identify sintered stone
- Where it could be advantageous on your projects
- The benefits of using sintered stone over conventional materials
- Where to correctly apply the material
- The features, benefits and boundaries of sintered stone

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Kitchen Guidelines: Form + Function
This CPD emphasises the importance of kitchen design working in harmony with the building or scope of use. Topics covered include key areas in the pre-design process that improve accessibility for the end-user, ergonomic considerations, and products, finishes and structural components. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- Key areas in the pre-design process that improve accessibility for the end-user
- Specification with regards to finishes and structural components in terms of performance, durability and the resulting impact on the users’ welfare
- Which certifications or regulations relate to and address environmental concerns

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Water Saving Benefits of Sanitaryware and Brassware
This CPD looks at eco-friendly products for bathrooms. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- The impact of eco-friendly products in the market
- The adaptation of standard products to be eco-friendly
- How to reduce water and energy consumption in cisterns and brassware
- Relevant UK standards and BREEAM
- The economic impact

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Raised Access Flooring: A System with all the Answers
This seminar will:
- Explain origins and the current market
- Assess the main advantages of raised access flooring
- Provide an understanding of components and accessories
- Provide guidance on the specification of the product
- Demonstrate how to install raised access flooring

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
New Generation of Solid Surfaces
1. Understand the solid surface materials and its advantages
2. Understand the code for the solid surface
3. Understand the applications of solid surface

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Cutting-edge design for Eco-friendly bathrooms
This seminar will explore how to achieve cutting-edge design for modern bathrooms with an emphasis on eco-friendly techniques. It will showcase up to date technologies used in the production processes and how to design a tailored bathroom with the view of reducing the human ecological footprint. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- How to design bathrooms which allow the maximum personalization of space.
- The different production processes to achieve tailored products for the bathroom.
- How to reduce the water and energy consumption in the bathroom.
- The economic impact of reducing the water consumption with Eco-Friendly products.

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar