PRESENTER: Stefan Bader.
TOPIC: Non-Combustible External Cladding Solutions.
OVERVIEW: Recent events have raised concerns about the combustibility and hence safety of certain cladding materials in high-rise building applications. Such events include but are not limited to: Docklands Apartment Fire, Melbourne (2014), Grenfell Tower Fire, London (2017), Torch Tower Fire, Dubai (2015 & 2017). This training aims to provide you with Information relating to the suitability of James Hardie external cladding products where non-combustible materials are required, and demonstrate versatile design options that can be achieved with James Hardie's non-combustible cladding products.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understanding of the relevant National Construction Code (NCC) Clauses. How James Hardie products satisfy Non-Combustibility requirements. Technical Support Offer – How can James Hardie Help. How to achieve best practice design with James Hardie claddings. Practical examples and case studies.
PRESENTER: Michael Tyrrell.
TOPIC: Legislative changes in relation to Combustible Cladding.
OVERVIEW: Michael is a professional Building Surveyor (Level 2) and registered Professional Engineer of Queensland Structural. As Managing Director of Building Approvals and Advice, he brings his experience as a General Manager of a construction company and member of the RICS Regional Steering committee for Queensland to lead the team at BA&A. Whether the job is big or small, building safety is his priority. His presentation is based on the Safer Buildings - Queensland Government taskforce - training. It is not product, site or form specific and is focussed on getting Building Designers, Builders and Architects to understand what is required from Industry professionals with regard to the fact sheet (form 34).
LEARNING OUTCOMES: General understanding of the background to the combustible cladding legislation. Understanding of Queensland's new legislative provisions. Understanding the definition of combustible cladding under the new Building Regulation update. Compliance assessments requirements and Form 34. Understanding where to go next for more information.