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Disabled Toilets? They Probably Are
Seminar, by Dolphin Solutions
Discover how to design washrooms that are both aesthetically pleasing and accessible. This practical and inspiring seminar includes advice on common issues surrounding the design of accessible washrooms, difficulties that accessible washroom users face every day, how to achieve compliance without compromising on stylish design, and relevant regulations and best practice, including Building Regulations Part M and British Standards.

Your go-to supplier for all things washroom-related, Dolphin has it all. From taps to hand dryers, dispensers and bins to accessible washroom ranges. Every item Dolphin provides is designed, not just to look good, but to be fit for purpose. Dolphin has been working with architects, contractors and developers for 20 years to create beautiful high-performance commercial washrooms.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Electric Vehicle Charging
Seminar, by Pod Point LTD
A comprehensive overview of the EV charging industry: where it’s at and where it’s going, with particular focus on design guidelines and parameters for industry in the built environment.

Pod Point is one of the UK’s leading independent EV charging point manufacturers, with a wealth of experience of large scale projects within the built environment, including all tier 1 housebuilders and a growing retail and workplace customer base.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 60-90 minutes
LED: A Real Understanding
Seminar, by ERCO Lighting Ltd
Covers the fundamentals of how light interprets architecture. This seminar explains how the new digital world of LED light sources can help to create artificial light both efficiently and creatively. It unravels the truth versus myth surrounding LED technology and futureproofing. It also touches on how LEDs are produced and how light performs using optics. Finally, it covers the basics of how to light interior and exterior spaces.

ERCO Lighting is a long-established global architectural lighting company. Its London design studio opened in 1979 and has since undertaken projects of all sizes in all sectors, from commercial and retail to cultural, both in the UK and abroad. ERCO Lighting’s experienced design engineers support clients throughout the UK.

ERCO has pioneered solutions using digital technology, and all its products are designed using digital light.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Solid Surfacing: Infinitely Versatile
An introduction to the features and benefits of solid surfacing, a product that offers a homogeneous and hygienic surface resistant to bacteria. Almost seamless with inconspicuous joints, solid surfacing also makes the perfect decorative surface for commercial and residential properties.

Blackheath Products is a UK distributor of solid surfaces and high-pressure laminates. With an expertise in decorative surfaces stretching back 60 years, Blackheath Products is a leading supplier to the construction and furniture industries, including solid surface fabricators, furniture manufacturers, shopfitters, specialist laminate fabricators, kitchen manufacturers, builders merchants and retailers.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Synthetic Grass in the Modern Game
Seminar, by TigerTurf (UK) Ltd
What is a 3G (third generation) football or rugby pitch? And what does specifying one involve? This seminar reveals all, covering every aspect of artificial grass system specification, from base layer, yarn and infill, to facility and player requirements, installation, maintenance and NGB accreditations.

TigerTurf is one of the UK’s premier artificial grass manufacturers. From its factory in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, TigerTurf’s unrivalled investment in product development and innovative manufacturing processes has laid the foundation for a comprehensive range of artificial turfs to meet a variety of sports and leisure performance standards. TigerTurf is a major supplier to the UK, mainland Europe and Middle Eastern markets.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour