Upcoming Open CPD's
Join us on one of our regular virtual open CPD's
Live CPD Presentation | Fires on Balconies
17 March, 12:00 – 13:00
We have explored the balcony fires that have occurred since the Grenfell disaster and the extensive regulation and advice that has been issued. We bring our research to you in a comprehendible CPD that takes you on a journey through the numerous balcony fires that occurred in the past 3 years, the history of balconies, laminate glass and the combustible cladding ban. We then look into the future to see what action each individual can take in the industry to reduce the fire risk and improve balcony design.
Live CPD Presentation | Balconies Made Rigid, Ready & Right
07 April, 12:00 – 13:00
With the absence of a balcony specific standard, yet a host of different organizations stipulating a range of requirements, balcony design has often been a minefield. We have extensively explored the thousands of pages of regulations, and add our findings from expansive testing to bring to you a clear understandable presentation in which we explore the requirements that need to be met as well as innovative solutions.
Live CPD Presentation | Learn from the past, an approach to the future
05 May, 12:00 – 13:00
Fire presentation that purely looks at current case studies of a few recent fires that have happened this year, explores common causes and how these can be designed out. It also gives clarity on the current fire regulations and Sapphire’s active product development. These solutions are above what is currently required but will give advice on what regulations we feel balconies will likely need to meet in the future.
Live CPD Presentation, Construction’s Carbon Dilemma
09 June, 12:00 - 13:00
The environment we are facing today means that the way we see homes, and the role they play in our everyday lives, is forever changing.
Sustainability and climate change continue to be key topics within the construction industry globally. The UK Government has set out to achieve an 80% reduction in greenhouse emissions by 2050. It is estimated that 25% of carbon emissions come from homes and a further 17% from non-domestic buildings, so a decision was been made to improve energy efficiency in every household.