PRESENTER: Kristy Gilchrist, QLD Colour & Design.
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: James Moller, Application Specialist.
TOPIC: Enhancing concrete performance through specification and managing site practices.
OVERVIEW: What is achievable with Concrete has changed considerably. Concrete suppliers are constantly working on advanced product solutions, however the product still needs to be handled correctly to achieve the best outcome.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understand changes in concrete mix capability. Recognise how the change in concrete performance has demanded a change in site handling. Understand how to specify concrete products and site practice controls.
PRESENTER: Shaun Scott, Director, Winsulation Double Glazing.
TOPIC: Principles of Double Glazing.
OVERVIEW: Property owners are looking to create homes that are adaptable, sustainable and resilient. While double glazing is most commonly associated with colder climates, the system is an important tool in the creation of energy efficient buildings. This presentation explains the principles of double glazing, and how it can achieve thermal and energy efficiency while at the same time reducing the harmful effects of environmental noise. It includes explanations of important terminology as well as technical explanations of thermal break and uPVC technology.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: To understand and recognise the principles of double glazing and secondary glazing. To understand thermal break and uPVC technology and how this is applied in double glazing. To define relevant terminology (U-value, RW Rating, SHGC) used in the glazing industry.