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Concrete Focus on Sustainability

Concrete Focus on Sustainability

This CPD tackles the key issues facing specifiers who aim to accomplish their sustainability goals while continuing to specify safely and effectively.

Specifying Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

Specifying Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

This CPD provides an overview of Self Compacting Concrete and looks at situations suitable for the specification of SCC.

Successful Screeds - Avoiding Problems

Successful Screeds - Avoiding Problems

This seminar looks at the specification, design and application of different screed types together with the relevant site practice.

Design & Technology of Masonry Mortars

Design & Technology of Masonry Mortars

This seminar considers requirements for specifying building mortars for brick, block and stone work looking at the brief history of mortars, properties, constituents, design & workmanship.

Specifying Foamed Concrete

Specifying Foamed Concrete

Foamed concretes are a versatile group of variable strength/density materials suitable for various applications.

Sustainable Drainage Systems

Pervious Pavements

Sustainable Drainage Systems

This seminar looks at the design options when specifying sustainable drainage systems.

Specifying Concrete for Waterproof Structures

Specifying Concrete for Waterproof Structures

This seminar provides an overview of the specification of waterproof concrete

Asphalt - Focus on Sustainability CPD

This CPD tackles the key issues facing specifiers who aim to accomplish their sustainability goals while continuing to specify safely and effectively.

NEW Situations suitable for Fibre Reinforced Concrete

This CPD provides an overview of and situations suitable for the specification of Fibre Reinforced Concrete

It will help to understand and apply the following knowledge:

  • The history and uses of fibres
  • Standard guidance on fibre application
  • An understanding on the different types of fibre and its applications
  • The benefits of fibre reinforced concrete

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This CPD provides an overview of and situations suitable for the specification of Fibre Reinforced Concrete. It will help to understand and apply the following knowledge:

  • The history and uses of fibres
  • Standard guidance on fibre application
  • An understanding on the different types of fibre and its applications
  • The benefits of fibre reinforced concrete

This CPD tackles the key issues facing specifiers who aim to accomplish their sustainability goals while continuing to specify safely and effectively. The presentation will cover the current conversation, the various initiatives from the industry that aim to tackle climate change, and the technologies available within construction materials that are designed specifically to aid these goals. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:

  • Initiatives geared towards sustainability in specification
  • Material technologies available to reduced embodied carbon
  • Comparisons between available material options based on structural requirement
  • Examples of construction projects completed with sustainable materials
  • How to specify sustainable materials
  • Relevant opportunities for using alternative materials to meet sustainability objectives
  • Advantages/disadvantages of differing concrete components
  • How to interrogate relevant standards for further detailed guidance

It will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Understand the origins of Self Compacting Concrete
  • Understand the considerations in specifying SCC, reasons for using it and typical applications
  • Understand material properties and how to differentiate between types of reinforcement suitable for SCC applications
  • Understand testing procedures

Current and projected British and European Standards are also addressed alongside:

  • The design and application of different screed type
  • Relevant site practice.

This CPD will enable specifiers to gain a broad understanding of foam concretes and their properties and use this information to effectively specify these materials in a wide variety of situations. It will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Understand the composition and properties of foam concretes
  • Understand technical properties and the relationship between strength and density
  • Understand the history of use and suitable applications
  • Understand effective specification of foam concrete through case studies

This seminar considers requirements for specifying:

  • Building mortars for brick, block and stone work
  • The brief history of mortars, properties and constituents
  • Design and workmanship

This seminar will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Understand the types of sustainable drainage system available
  • Understand relevant design guidance documentation and where to look for detailed and specific design guidance
  • Understand available material and design options when specifying permeable systems
  • Understand how to identify the relevant system that would suit the local drainage conditions
  • Understand applications of permeable drainage system

This seminar will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Understand the relevant standards for waterproof concrete construction
  • Understand and differentiate between different types of waterproof protection, covering waterproofing systems types A, B and C
  • Understand waterproof concrete systems, waterproof concrete and its typical applications
  • Understand basement grade construction and typical construction detail for basement design

This CPD tackles the key issues facing specifiers who aim to accomplish their sustainability goals while continuing to specify safely and effectively. The presentation will cover the current situation, various initiatives from the industry that aim to tackle climate change and the technologies available within construction materials that are designed specifically to aid these goals. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:

  • Asphalt technology
  • Material technologies available to reduce embodied carbon
  • Examples of construction projects completed with sustainable materials
  • How to specify sustainable materials
  • Relevant opportunities for using alternative materials to meet sustainability objectives
  • How to use relevant standards for further detailed guidance