How to Document Rigid Insulation

Learn how to document various types of insulation to achieve compliant building envelopes, along with gaining a greater understanding of the methodologies of condensation management and breathable membranes.
-Kingspan

Discover a New Way of Plumbing

Most projects are designed around gravity for wastewater drainage. When one is faced with situations where water simply can’t flow downhill, there are clever products which pump it away.
– Saniflo

Efficiency Unleashed: Exploring Modular Construction in Western Australia

On 14th December, 4PM AWST, join us in a face-to-face discussion on the principles of modular construction aimed at architects and designers working for public and private sector clients within Western Australia. This short seminar will include definitions of modular construction, advantages and disadvantages of designing in modules, key constraints, module sizes and some design basics. We will run through a residential case study to explain what is possible with a modular construction approach and take participants on a guided tour of our yard. – McNally Group

Sydney Water Building Plan Approval Processes – In Scope & Out of Scope

Comprehensive and free presentation to provide you with a thorough understanding of Sydney Water requirements for building adjacent to and over their assets, standard assets (in scope) and more complex assets (out of scope). Essential information for all architects, as part of your planning stage, and in the construction phase.
– MGP Building & Infrastructure Services

Controlling Environmental Noise “Designing noise barriers to achieve acoustic privacy”

Explain the adverse impacts of environmental noise. Describe methods of mitigating environmental noise during the pre-design, design, and construction stages of a project. Identify the different types of noise barriers and their respective applications for noise control. Evaluate the key design considerations in implementing noise barriers. Select appropriate noise barrier materials to suit specific project requirements.
– Modular Walls

Passivhaus Part 5 – Is it too expensive?

“Is Passivhaus too expensive?” is a question that we get asked all the time, and convincing clients of the affordability of Passivhaus is one of the main hurdles to overcome as an architect. In this part of our Passivhaus series you will discover the financial advantages of Passive House construction. Explore how energy-efficient buildings reduce costs, increase borrowing capacity, and generate long-term savings. Available on-demand.
– Smart Plus Academy

Passivhaus Part 4 – Small Actions, Big Impact

In Part 4 of our Passivhaus series we are looking at the big picture and how Passivhauses are designed to maximize comfort while minimizing energy consumption. The ultimate goal? To create buildings that not only provide a healthy indoor environment but also become energy producers and help to fight climate change. Available on-demand.
– Smart Plus Academy

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