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Building conservation and heritage

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Building conservation and heritage’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Stonehealth Ltd - Cleaning of Building Masonry
Cleaning of Building Masonry
Seminar, by Stonehealth Ltd
A very practical overview of both sympathetic – and harmful – methods of cleaning masonry. Includes useful guidance on chemical use, poultices, cleaning machinery and mineral repair mortar. The perfect seminar for anyone wanting to bolster their knowledge of conservation and restoration techniques.

Stonehealth manufactures leading-brand steam and vortex cleaning systems. It also offers consultancy and feasibility study services to contractors and specifiers. With over 30 years’ experience, Stonehealth prides itself in being an expert in masonry conservation and restoration.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
EcoRight Limited    - Lime in Building Conservation
Lime in Building Conservation
Seminar, by EcoRight Limited
Gain a better understanding of the use and specification of lime mortars and renders, in both modern day construction and traditional building conservation. Covers what lime is, its historical uses, its current applications, properties and benefits, as well as design considerations.

EcoRight is part of the Owlsworth Building Group and has a long history of building conservation work using traditional materials. That experience and knowledge has been applied to the use of lime mortars, renders and plasters in all aspects of building and construction.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour