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Live online seminars

With live interactive platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and Microsoft Teams replacing face-to-face meetings due to ongoing lockdown restrictions, we’ve included a selection of live online seminars here, to help you stay safe.
Benefits of Natural Daylight: A Specifier's Guide to Flatglass Rooflights
Daylight is a valuable and unlimited natural resource. This seminar explores the numerous benefits of natural daylight and how best to facilitate daylight ingress into living and working spaces. It also covers those key considerations that help the specifier to select the most appropriate rooflight for their project and achieve the best design outcome.

Roofglaze Rooflights specialises in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of flat-glass rooflights and roof glazing systems. Roofglaze offers market-leading flat-glass rooflights and bespoke skylight solutions – all designed to help you to make the most of daylight.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A.
Designing Effective Natural Heat and Smoke Ventilation
Seminar, by GEZE UK Ltd
How to select and specify natural fire and smoke venting equipment in residential and commercial properties. Includes guidance on key regulations, standards, calculations and factors to consider when specifying these types of natural systems.

Founded in 1863, GEZE is a world leader in door and window control systems. Having invested millions in research, development and manufacture, GEZE now sets the standard in advanced door and window control technology, and holds ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 certification.

Duration: 40 minutes + Q&A.
Soundproofing Solutions
Seminar, by Cellecta Ltd
Examines sound proofing solutions for floors, walls and ceilings, as well as the theory of acoustics. Includes information on: legislation and regulations covered under Part E of Building Regulations; how to comply with these using pre-completion testing and robust detail applications; and, how to implement acoustic principles in design and on site, to ensure compliance.

Cellecta manufactures an extensive range of environmentally friendly, thermal and acoustic insulation products and systems. Products include robust detail Part E compliant acoustic floor solutions, and Part L solutions including extruded polystyrene boards and cavity closers.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A.
Unique Benefits of Stone Wool Ceilings in Healthcare
Seminar, by Rockfon
Acoustic stone wool ceiling and wall solutions create sustainable, beautiful spaces that protect people from noise and the spread of fire, while making a valuable contribution to the healing process. In addition to examining these qualities, this seminar explores: compliance with HBN 00-10 Part B and HTM 08-01 Acoustics; the importance of good acoustics and the challenges faced in healthcare; the use of non-combustible materials; healthy indoor environments with materials that do not harbour MRSA; and, Department of Health ProCure22 preferred supplier status.

Rockfon is the ceiling systems division of the ROCKWOOL International Group, one of the world's largest producers of stone wool. Rockfon supplies a wide range of acoustic ceiling and wall solutions for all applications and sectors. Made from stone wool, their benefits include dimensional stability (even in up to 100% relative humidity), and a non-hygroscopic surface that provides no sustenance to harmful micro-organisms such as mould, fungi and bacteria.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A.