PRESENTER: Laura Mollinger, QLD Account Manager.
TOPIC: Key Drivers When Specifying Roof Tiles.
OVERVIEW: Roof tiles are a trusted roofing material that has significant versatility to ensure a unique look. With many different types of profiles, colours and materials to choose from along with the latest innovation, you can create over 500 different unique looks. This presentation will give an overview to specify the best product for your projects to ensure 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: George Abagi, National Commercial and Specification Manager.
TOPIC: Commercial Washroom Design & Construction Challenges.
OVERVIEW: This module highlights technical and aesthetic design considerations for commercial washrooms. Washrooms are often overlooked but they say a lot about the image and prestige of the whole establishment. The module reviews design aspects, sustainability concerns, safety issues and access provisions. It assesses toilet partition components, washroom accessories and selected material options accounting for compliance, hygiene and maintenance concerns.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Design considerations. Be familiar with the guidelines provided in the NCC/BCA and AS1428.1-2009 for washroom design. Safety issues in public washrooms. Account for hygiene and maintenance concerns in design. Understand construction issues with toilet/shower partitions. Learn what to look for when selecting accessories for commercial washrooms.
PRESENTERS: John Blowers, Geostone Specialist & James Moller, Product Manager.
TOPIC: Designing in decorative concrete (part One).
OVERVIEW: This is part one of managing expectations of full depth decorative concrete. This first module explores the materials used to make decorative concrete and what impact they will have on the colour, strength and finish of the concrete. We look at the relevant Australian Standards and how we design a mix to suit specific requirements and the testing involved. We will show case the stones available in SEQ and define the process of designing decorative concrete for specific use from concept to reality.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: What makes decorative concrete. Why use decorative concrete. How to successfully design with decorative concrete.