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Wienerberger - CPD / Seminar Information

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A History of Handmade Clay Tiles

This seminar looks at the following:

  • History
  • Making roof tiles
  • Types of materials & traditional areas
  • Handmade tiles
  • Specials & one off productions
  • Second hand tiles
  • Good roofing practice
  • Workmanship
  • Ventilation
  • Specification
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Combining Technology with Tradition – Natural Clay

This seminar explores:

  • 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
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Control of Roofspace Condensation

This seminar looks at the the following:

  • Why do we have a potential problem?
  • How condensation occurs
  • Terms & 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
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Brick Design & Innovation

This seminar explores the following:

  • Brick through the ages
  • Why choose brick?
  • Types of brick & their characteristics
  • Sustainability
  • Brick durability & tolerances
  • How different colours & textures are created
  • Bond patterns & examples of how these are used
  • Brick sizes, formats & inventive uses
  • Mortar & the impact it has
  • Special bricks & their characteristics
  • Examples of creative projects
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Designing for Movement in Brickwork

This seminar looks at the following:

  • Why is it that we don’t see movement joints in historic buildings?
  • Thermal & Moisture movement & 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
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Technical Considerations when Designing with Brick

This seminar examines:

  • Bricks in the 21st Century
  • Brick production methods
  • Types of brick
  • Sustainability
  • Examples of efflorescence & why it occurs
  • Brick sizes & tolerances
  • Different bond & alternative laying patterns
  • Blending bricks to create mixed facades
  • Examples & things to consider when using projecting bricks
  • How to achieve curved brickwork & potential problems to be mindful of
  • Mortar specification & why it should be an important consideration
  • An introductory look at movement in brickwork
  • Thermal & moisture movements & calculations
  • UK & European Standards
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

The Benefits of Clay Paving

This seminar examines:

  • Company Overview
  • What is a clay paver?
  • Why Choose Clay?
  • What is BS EN 1344:2013 & 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
  • Service
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Multi Cellular Clay Block Walling System

This seminar highlights the following:

  • What is Porotherm?
  • The benefits of using a thin joint system
  • Sustainable construction
  • Construction Method
  • Technical Background & Certification
  • Training & Support
  • Why use Porotherm?
  • Clearview Homes case study
  • Porotherm verses Traditional Concrete
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

Corium Cladding System

This seminar highlights the following:

  • What is Corium?
  • Project requirements
  • Installation
  • Mortar Options
  • Tile options & standard colours
  • Size options
  • Third party accreditation
  • Examples & project references
  • Fixing patterns
  • Summary
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 40 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD Accreditation Riba Provider CPD Accreditation

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