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Recticel Insulation

Overview

Recticel Insulation manufactures quality, high performance rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam boards. Through their Eurothane, Eurowall and Powerdeck ranges, they offer whole building solutions for new build, extension and refurbishment projects. Their products are backed up by a high level of technical service, including BBA Competency Scheme-assessed U-value calculations and RIBA-assessed CPD material, advising customers how to achieve the best results with the company's products and improve the thermal comfort of their buildings.
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CPD Material (6)


Multiple CPD formats
Reducing the Performance Gap Through Fabric First
The actual 'as built' energy performance of buildings is often significantly worse than 'as designed'. Fabric First is a practical approach to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. This seminar covers:
- An introduction to the performance gap in buildings
- Recognising the impact of the performance gap
- The causes of the performance gap
- An introduction to Fabric First, the benefits of continuous insulation and reducing the effects of thermal bridging
- An introduction to approved construction details (Accredited & Enhanced)
- The impact of thermal bridging on energy efficiency
- Improving airtightness
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Material type: Article
Seminar
Specifying Rigid Full Fill Cavity Wall Insulation
Cavity wall construction is one of the most common build methods. Whilst the fundamentals have not changed, the way we design and build cavity walls has evolved as construction methods change and performance targets increase. This presentation looks at the evolution of cavity wall construction and provides insights in to understanding thermal conductivity values, design considerations and relevant regulations and approvals. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The evolution of cavity wall construction
- Thermal conductivity values
- Typical installation solutions
- Relevant regulations and approvals
- Design considerations
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
U-value Calculations and Condensation Risk
The fundamentals of heat transfer, insulation, U-value calculations and condensation risk. How to design and specify insulation and understand typical construction to achieve intended performance.
- Overview of heat transfer and insulation performance
- Thermal performance of materials and calculation of R-values and U-values
How and why condensation occurs
Placement of vapour control layers and breather membranes to achieve best performance
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Material type: Article
Article
Choosing PIR insulation boards for different waterproofing.
- Requirements/products characteristics of flat roof PIR insulation.
- Fixing methods for different flat roof build ups.
- Condensation risk in flat roofs.
- Understanding vapour control layers.
- The dangers of hybrid roof constr
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Article

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