PRESENTER: Glenn Nugent, General Manager QLD.
TOPIC: Key Drivers When Specifying Roof Tiles.
OVERVIEW: Roof tiles are a trusted roofing material that has significant versatility to ensure the unique look of your customers home. With many different types of profiles, colours and material to chose along with the latest innovation, you can create over 500 different unique looks. This presentation will give you an overview to specify the best product for your projects to ensure you have the latest innovation, style and quality in roofing for your clients.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understand the terminology used when specifying roof tiles and different types of roof tiles. Materials & benefits. Understand roof tile applications (terracotta, concrete and composite); Coastal Areas, Thermal & Acoustic Properties; Concrete & Terracotta (Frost resistance, Bushfire Prone Areas, Wind Areas , Terrain, Shielding, Design Considerations; Profiles, Strength & Durability, Roof Pitch, Rafters. Understanding accessories, SOLARtile.
PRESENTER: Michael Mrowka Director REA Solar.
TOPIC: AC Solar Technology - Advanced Applications.
OVERVIEW: This presentation will cover the latest in solar technology and upcoming rules and regulation changes (by Energex, Ergon and Electrical Safety Commission.) which will affect the design, specification and integration of solar technology on new and existing buildings.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: To understand and identify the difference between DC and AC solar systems. Learn the latest in upcoming Solar Electrical Standards. Learn how to calculate actual solar yield and the difference between kW peak system rating and total kWh production. Understand how Solar products need to be designed for regulatory changes and how they address the ongoing issues of safety, reporting, space requirements and correct orientation.
PRESENTER: Michelle Dixon, Commercial Projects Manager, National.
TOPIC: Protection for openings - Stainless steel woven mesh screens.
OVERVIEW: Applications for mesh screens for projects as a multi-faceted solution to meet specific design requirements for fire protection, balustrade infill panel, security, cyclone debris protection, fall protection, anti-throw screening, anti-electrification screening and solar heat gain reduction.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Gain an understanding of wire used in mesh screens. Have knowledge of design solutions for application of woven mesh screens for protection of openings. Understand how different product choices effect projects requirements/compliance and aesthetics. Understand terminology and technical requirements to specify mesh screens that meet the design and standards criteria.