PRESENTER: Brendon Orth, National Manager Commercial Systems.
TOPIC: Windows and Doors – Maximising Performance.
OVERVIEW: This presentation covers a number of key issues faced everyday in the selection of glazing products for a building. It includes a review of current applicable Australian Standards, its seeks to clarify what is required in relation to wind design pressures and water penetration resistance including testing information and video about AS2047 and AS1170.2. It also covers some general information required around energy performance of products and options to get a better Acoustic outcome.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: An ability to apply Australian Standards to the selected glazing products, being able to Identify wind design pressure requirements and testing methods, understanding Thermal performance and Defining Acoustic performance.
PRESENTER: Jo Webb, Architectural Specifications Manager QLD/NT.
TOPIC: Sound Insulation.
OVERVIEW: Building Acoustic Fundamentals.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Name the test method to meet "deemed to satisfy" acoustic insulation requirements call up in the NCC. Investigate, evaluate and specify light weight acoustic interior wall and ceilings systems based upon an understanding of technical performance and the requirements of building standards. Produce accurate, complete and comprehensible acoustic specifications and schedules for consultants, contractors and relevant authorities. Write specifications and schedules that nominate type, quality and performance standards with regard to selected materials, finishes, fittings, components, systems and special items.
PRESENTER: Belinda Worden, Specification Manager.
TOPIC: Designing with Solid Surface, from simplicity to complexity.
OVERVIEW: This interactive presentation takes a look at the behind the scenes processes of working with Solid Surface.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understanding the support requirements across various applications. Understanding the methods of working with 12mm solid surface including creating thicker and custom profiles. Understanding the process involved in transforming flat sheet product into moulded applications. Understanding the benefits and characteristics of solid surface and troubleshooting tips for specifying.