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Wienerberger House

Brooks Drive
Cheadle Royal Business Park
Cheadle
Cheshire
SK8 3SA
www.wienerberger.co.uk
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Tel +44 (0)161 491 8200
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Wienerberger Ltd

Overview

Wienerberger is the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations. Wienerberger Clay Building Materials Europe (CBME) is the world’s largest producer of clay blocks, number one in facing bricks and the market leader for clay roof tiles in Europe. Founded in Vienna in 1819, Wienerberger Group is a global business and has 203 production sites worldwide. The company is represented in 33 countries - employing over 10,333 people. CBME operates a total of 140 plants in Europe and India. In the UK, we have head offices located in Manchester and Doncaster, with factory sites around the country. Wienerberger Ltd offers UK customers one of the broadest product portfolios in the business, including clay facing bricks (stock and wire-cut), specialist engineering bricks, , the Corium cladding system, the Porotherm structural wall system, a full range of clay, concrete and slate roofing products as well as domestic and commercial pavers. We provide full technical support for all our products, CPD sessions for architects, product training, bespoke products and merchant services. As well as an in-house Design Services team to assist with projects, we also have an array of online tools designed to help with specification.

CPD Material (17)


Multiple CPD formats
Technical Considerations When Designing with Brick
This course provides an overview of the modern brick manufacturing processes, the common terminology and the characteristics of different products. It covers topics such as brick technical properties, British Standards including BS EN 771-1, the influence of design and detailing on brickwork performance and the principles of brickwork movement, expansion joints and mortar specification.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/technical-considerations-designing-brick/
In this course:
- Bricks in the 21st Century
- Brick production methods
- Types of brick
- Sustainability
- Examples of efflorescence and why it occurs
- Brick sizes and tolerances
- Different bond and alternative laying patterns
- Blending bricks to create mixed facades
- Examples and things to consider when using projecting bricks
- How to achieve curved brickwork and potential problems to be mindful of
- Mortar specification and why it should be an important consideration
- An introductory look at movement in brickwork
- Thermal and moisture movements and calculations
- UK and European Standards

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Basic Foundations of BIM
This short introduction and overview of BIm aims to remove the myths surrounding what BIm is and where it has come from
- Learn how to spot a BIM fraud and what it means to BIM level 2 compliant
- In short this program allows the delegate to navigate a successful direction in a world becoming dominated by BIM conversations
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Combining Technology with Tradition: A History of Natural Clay
Clay is a highly versatile and durable construction component that alongside stone and wood, is one of the oldest and most influential building materials on earth. This course looks at the history of clay in roofing and how this impacted and shaped modern roof tiles. The manufacturing process, roofing legislation and the different types and formats of clay tiles are also considered.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/combining-technology-tradition-history-natural-clay/
In this course:
- The history of clay roofing
- Cultural influences on roof tile design
- The roots of modern roofing
- Clay tile use in Britain
- Technological impacts on roof tiles
- Modern clay roof tiles
- Contemporary products
- Services and support
- Roofing legislation
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Brick Design and Innovation
Almost everyone knows that brick is one of mankind’s oldest and most durable building materials. Maybe that is the reason why it is sometimes overlooked in ‘modern’ architecture, despite its countless creative design possibilities.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/brick-design-innovation/
In this course:
- Brick through the ages
- Why choose brick?
- Types of brick and their characteristics
- Sustainability
- Brick durability and tolerances
- How different colours and textures are created
- Bond patterns and examples of how these are used
- Brick sizes, formats and inventive uses
- Mortar and the impact it has
- Special bricks and their characteristics
- Examples of creative projects
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Multi Cellular Clay Block Wall System: A Modern Construction Method with the Reassuringly Traditional Values of Clay
This course provide an overview of the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) options for walling systems. It reviews the environmental impacts of different walling systems and covers Construction Design and Management (CDM) benefits, as well as safer site traffic management. The CPD also highlights the relevant current legislation that should be considered.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/multi-cellular-clay-block-walling-system-modern-construction-method-reassuringly-traditional-values-clay-2/
In this course:
- What is a clay block walling system?
- The benefits of using a thin joint system
- Sustainable construction
- Construction method
- Technical background and certification
- Training and support
- Why use a clay block walling system?
- A clay block walling system verses traditional concrete
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
The Benefits of Clay Paving
This CPD looks at the benefits of clay paving and where and when it can be used. It will provide an overview of the different sizes and forms of clay pavers and considers how to choose the right construction method, including a brief look at rigid and flexible construction for clay pavers. Laying patterns, the importance of edge restraint and British Standard BS EN 1344 are also featured in the course.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/benefits-of-clay-paving/
In this course:
- What is a clay paver?
- Why choose clay?
- What is BS EN 1344:2013 and why is it important?
- Where are clay pavers manufactured?
- Where are clay pavers typically used?
- What size formats are available?
- Construction types
- Standards
- Laying patterns
- Accessories
- Maintenance
- Case studies
- Services
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Control of Roof Space Condensation
Condensation, caused by water vapour coming in to contact with cold surfaces which then forms water droplets, can be harmful to buildings and cause issues such as mould and mildew growth. This course examines how to control and avoid excessive condensation from building up within a roof structure by providing passive airflow from the outside of a building and by limiting airflow from within the living spaces.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/control-of-roofspace-condensation/
In this course:
- Why do we have a potential problem?
- How condensation occurs
- Terms and definitions
- Building Regulation requirements
- British Standard 5250: 2011
- Traditional Scottish practices
- Cold roofs with impermeable underlay
- Cold roofs with vapour-permeable underlay
- Warm roofs with impermeable underlay
- Warm roofs with vapour-permeable underlay
- Examples of well-sealed ceilings
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Brick Tile Cladding System
The purpose of this CPD is to provide you with an overview of a brick cladding system. You will see from the opening slide how the system is put together. It consists of a HPS200 horizontal rail, an extruded clay tile and a historic lime mortar.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/cladding-system-cpd/
In this course:
- What is a brick cladding system?
- Project requirements
- Installation
- Mortar options
- Tile options and standard colours
- Size options
- Third party accreditation
- Examples and project references
- Fixing patterns
- Summary
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Designing for Movement in Brickwork
This CPD looks at situations where problems have arisen from movement in brickwork. The course also covers the basic British Standard requirements for designing as well as how to recognise issues and minimise the risk of damage.
This content is also available as a Digital CPD at
https://knowledgebuilder.wienerberger.co.uk/cpd/designing-movement-brickwork/
In this course:
- Why is it that we don’t see movement joints in historic buildings?
- Thermal and moisture movement and calculations
- Examples of movement in brickwork
- The general principles of movement joints
- Guidance for designing with movement
- Examples of movement in brickwork
- Movement joint materials
- Movement joint fillers
- Examples of movement joints
- General principles
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


Wienerberger Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas