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Presentations in your office

Architecture

Free technical presentations tailored to your needs and delivered in your office.

AR1 Thermal performance Part L1a and The Code for Sustainable Homes

Introduction to latest and future legislation; Part L1A (2010 - 2016 and beyond) and The Code for Sustainable Homes; air leakage; thermal bridging; building orientation; thermal mass and U-values for external walls; meeting the mandatory energy/CO2 requirements with masonry and concrete solutions.

CT1: Achieving in-situ visual concrete

A practical solution to understanding the natural materials and methods that make concrete; how to produce a specification using BS 8500, the National Structural Concrete Specification edition 4 (NSCS4) and BS EN 13670; selection of materials and formwork; the importance of falsework design; workmanship; reference panels; case studies; resources.

AR2: Energy efficient homes - case studies

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SU1: Sustainable concrete

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Exploration of residential developments built to meet high energy performance targets including Zero Carbon Homes; PassivHaus; and the Code for Sustainable Homes. Examples illustrate a range of masonry and concrete construction solutions.

An introduction to the basics of specifying sustainable concrete; design and construction considerations, and the inherent long-life benefits of concrete. Includes responsible sourcing, BRE Green Guide ratings and embodied/operational CO2 information.

AR3: Architectural precast solutions

Design possibilities of architectural precast concrete cladding; finishes available; colours and textures; innovations including ultra-high strength concrete; translucent concrete; and geotextile formed concrete.

SU2: Utilisation of thermal mass

Explanation of principles and design techniques; future use in rising temperatures; passive solar design; embodied and in-use CO2 emissions and case studies. Includes benefits and guidance for use in SAP calculations.

AR7: Guide to concrete floors

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SU4: Low carbon non-residential buildings

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Different systems available and their performance benefits, including: in-situ; precast; flat slab; prestressed; void-in-floor; innovative systems; screeds; Robust Standard floor details; and Approved Document Part E.

AR10: Landscape design

Design considerations for use of concrete in landscape design including benefits; sustainability; surface finishes and textures. Built examples and landscaping solutions.

Impacts of current and future legislation to the design of nonresidential buildings; explanation of principles and techniques for energy-efficient construction including use of thermal mass, passive design and active slabs; consideration given to building envelope, services management and acoustics; case studies.

How to book:

To request a free technical presentation or a compilation of presentations in your office, please contact your regional engineer/architect or visit www.concretecentre.com/cpd. All presentations are CPD certified

Please note: Each of these titles is at least a one hour presentation. Bespoke workshops for project specific design teams are also available.

AR11: Energy and CO2 efficient retrofit solutions for housing

Background, drivers and standards for energy saving refurbishment; exploration of options to improve insulation and optimise thermal mass; improvement works including retrofit basements, replacement floors and innovative solutions for balconies and lobbies.

www.concretecentre.com/cpd

Presentations in your office

Structural Engineering

Free technical presentations tailored to your needs and delivered in your office.

B1: Building design to Eurocode 2

Introduction to the Eurocode system; basis of design (EC0); actions (EC1); materials; cover; flexure; shear; deflection; axial; regulatory requirements; conversion strategy; training; resources.

B15: Introduction to RC detailing

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Detailing process: Materials; cover and tolerances; drawing layout and planning; scheduling to BS8666; communication of design intent and responsibilities; model details; best practice; common mistakes; resources.

B2: Economic concrete framed buildings

Understanding frame costs; building performance; programme; frame options; cost model studies; ECFE design manual with worked examples; Concept software demonstration; resources.

B17: RC detailing to Eurocode 2

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Reinforcement; cover and tolerances; changes to detailing with the introduction of Eurocode 2; minimum and maximum areas of reinforcement; anchorage and lap lengths; worked example; resources.

B4: Post-tensioned slabs

Principles of prestressing; history; benefits; bonded and un-bonded systems; floor layouts and initial sizing; design constraints; construction; procurement; alterations and demolition; case studies; resources.

CT1: Achieving in-situ visual concrete

A practical solution to understanding the natural materials and methods that make concrete; how to produce a specification using BS 8500, the National Structural Concrete Specification edition 4 (NSCS4) and BS EN 13670; selection of materials and formwork; the importance of falsework design; workmanship; reference panels; case studies; resources.

B5: Flat slabs

Building performance; basics of flat slabs; initial sizing; design methods; design and detailing issues; design constraints; reinforcement rationalisation; construction; formwork systems and proprietary reinforcement systems; resources.

SP1: How to specify durable and sustainable concrete

REVISED The Concrete Centre is the central development organisation for the UK concrete industry. Our aim is to enable all those involved in the design, use and performance of concrete to realise the full potential of concrete. The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.

B7: Basements

Planning; options; waterproofing strategy and risk; ground movements; construction methods; materials; structural design including control of cracking; inspection; testing and maintenance; resources.

Specification basics within BS8500-1; approach and methodologies; exposure classification; routes to specification and options explained; optimizing performance and sustainability for different locations; worked examples; resources.

How to book:

To request a free technical presentation or a compilation of presentations in your office, please contact your regional engineer/architect or visit www.concretecentre.com/cpd. All presentations are CPD certified

Please note: Each of these titles is at least a one hour presentation. Bespoke workshops for project specific design teams are also available.

The Concrete Centre

Riverside House, 4 Meadows Business Park Station Approach, Blackwater Camberley Surrey GU17 9AB

B14: Hotels and cellular buildings

Client requirements; concrete performance; structural planning; design constraints; transfer structures; basements; services integration; construction systems ­ in-situ, hybrid, precast; case studies; resources.

T: 01276 606800

www.concretecentre.com/cpd

www.concretecentre.com

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