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Live online seminars

With digital interactive platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and Microsoft Teams replacing face-to-face seminars due to ongoing lockdown restrictions, we’ve included a selection of live online seminars here, to help you stay safe.
Advanced Technology For Achieving Part L1A Air Tightness
Online Learning, by Intelligent Membranes
Explores the benefits of liquid-applied, airtight membranes and how they can be used by developers, house builders and contractors to achieve greater airtightness, presenting a balanced overview of their pros and cons. Also includes guidance on relevant standards and regulatory guidelines.

Intelligent Membranes’ next generation liquid applied products include the world’s first Passivhaus certified airtight liquid vapour control that can be brush, spray or roll applied, a breathable weatherproof façade membrane that is Class B Fire-compliant, window and façade temporary peelable spray-on protection, and wet room waterproofing.

Duration: 23 minutes
Building Applications Using Cellular Glass Non-Combustible Insulation
Seminar, by FOAMGLAS®
A seminar about the design and specification of cellular glass insulation to reduce fire risk. Topics covered include: building physics and how cellular glass performs, the material properties of cellular glass, combustibility and fire load issues for the building envelope and, insulation specification for roofs, façades, internal walls and soffits.

FOAMGLAS® cellular glass insulation, manufactured by Pittsburgh Corning since 1937, offers a wide variety of system solutions for the whole building envelope. FOAMGLAS® insulation is totally impervious to moisture, non-combustible, load bearing and dimensionally stable.

Duration, excluding Q&A: 30 minutes
Single Layer Insulation Systems - The Future of Tapered Roofing
Explains the concept of tapered roofing insulation compared to other solutions, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Recticel Insulation manufactures quality, high performance rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam boards. Its extensive product range offers whole building solutions for new build, extension and refurbishment projects, backed by an experienced technical service team able to advise customers on how to achieve best results with the company's products and improve the thermal comfort of buildings.

Duration, excluding Q&A: 30-45 minutes
Ventilation Strategies and Best Practice Compliance
Online Learning, by EnviroVent Ltd
Outlines the roadmap to ventilation compliance and current environmental and political drivers in ensuring good indoor air quality through efficient ventilation. Apart from discussing the need for adequate ventilation, this seminar also covers the technical theory surrounding ventilation strategies outlined in Approved Documents F and L, and competency requirements regarding installation and commissioning.

EnviroVent is a leading ventilation manufacturer of whole house ventilation systems, including heat recovery and positive input ventilation. It offers a range of silent extractor fans to improve indoor air quality and prevent condensation and mould problems. EnviroVent products help to improve the air that we breathe. The company’s ventilation design team can also take the hassle and complication out of ventilation system design by providing a dedicated and bespoke design service, enabling it to quickly convert your requirements into a quote.

Wednesday 18 August 2021
Wednesday 20 October 2021
Wednesday 15 December 2021

Duration, excluding Q&A: one hour