PRESENTER: Ian McFarlane, Business Development Manager.
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: 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 the 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: Sam Lanigan, Product Manager Commercial.
TOPIC: Commercial Mechanical Door Hardware Application.
OVERVIEW: Providing an education in Commercial Mechanical Hardware product and the national standards that relate to commercial applications for fire, disabled access and differentiating from residential hardware.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understanding the framework from which we benchmark product. Understanding the Australian standards and how they relate to door hardware. Understand the difference between Commercial and residential hardware and where each application can be used. Gain a working knowledge of Gainsborough Hardware ranges and being able to apply this to projects. Introduction to Gainsborough specification tool GSPEC.