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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 supplement their knowledge of conservation and restoration techniques.

Stonehealth Ltd 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 on being an expert in masonry conservation and restoration.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Flood Control International Ltd - Protecting Commercial Buildings from Floods
Protecting Commercial Buildings from Floods
A review of the whole range of flood protection options available for commercial and industrial buildings. With different options having their own benefits and drawbacks, each one is discussed in some detail to help the specifier work out the most appropriate type of protection for different sites, depending on factors such as cost, usability, warning times and aesthetics.

Flood Control International has been working with architects and engineers worldwide, designing and supplying flood barriers and flood gates since 1997. With this vast experience and one of the widest ranges of flood control solutions for commercial/industrial applications available in the UK, Flood Control International helps deliver the right flood protection for each individual site – from concept through to commissioning.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Armatherm, a Brand of Armadillo Noise & Vibration Limited - Thermal Bridging Solutions: Improving Building Envelope Performance
Thermal Bridging Solutions: Improving Building Envelope Performance
Thermal bridging has been recognised as a significant factor in building envelope heat loss. Thermal break materials have low thermal conductivity and high strength and are designed to prevent thermal bridging. This seminar highlights the types of thermal bridges available and the different solutions to prevent thermal bridging.

Armatherm is one of the leading suppliers of structural thermal break materials to the construction industry. Its goal is to provide architects, structural engineers and building design professionals with effective solutions to prevent thermal bridging.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 22 minutes.
Ultrafabrics - Using Intelligently Crafted Fabrics in A&D Situations
Using Intelligently Crafted Fabrics in A&D Situations
Seminar, by Ultrafabrics
Find out more about: the manufacturing and performance of modern man-made polyurethane fabrics (with never-before-seen samples of the product in its development forms); appropriate applications and uses of fabrics in design; things to consider when specifying fabrics in architecture and design, and; the pros and cons of using different upholstery products in design, and how these can affect a project's appearance and continued lifespan.

Ultrafabrics is the premier manufacturer of animal-free performance materials. Designed for the senses, Ultrafabrics’ products combine unique sensorial experiences with quality ingredients to produce a durable, long-lasting fabric.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.
RIDI Spectral Lighting - What is Human Centric Lighting?
What is Human Centric Lighting?
You may have heard of human centric lighting, but if you’ve ever wondered what it means, how to achieve it and why it’s relevant, this seminar will answer all of your questions – as well, perhaps, as dispelling a few myths and misconceptions along the way.

A family-owned business for 60 years, RIDI Spectral Lighting covers the entire spectrum of indoor lighting for commercial, decorative and architectural use. Whether for office, conference room or hall, RIDA has the perfect solution for your project.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.