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

Weatherproofing Compliance

This presentation will explore weatherproofing defects, building design and compliance with the 2022 NCC. The learning outcomes include:
• Recognise the impact of weatherproofing and the importance of compliance
• Recognise the NCC requirements for weatherproofing
• Explain the process of the AS4284 Testing
• Interpret and apply the AS4284 Test Results
• Explain how to design a compliant wall system for an actual project
– Fairview

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

Passivhaus Part 1 – How it all began

Discover the Passivhaus approach to building design, emphasizing energy efficiency, sustainability, and healthy indoor environments. Learn how advanced building envelopes, fresh air systems, and energy harvesting reduce heating energy demand by up to 90%. Available on-demand.
– Smart Plus Academy

Sliding and Folding Door Hardware Systems

This CPD will provide a general overview of correctly specifying sliding door and folding door systems, the components used and suitable applications.
– Allegion

Designing for Mental Health

Our presentation is aimed to educate and aid specifiers and designers on mental health and safety issues faced when designing buildings. The focus in this presentation is how we can use best practice design principles to make every project the best experience for each user from a mental health perspective We detail key principles set out in the current Australian Health Facility Guidelines so you can meet and exceed these expectations when designing acute mental health facilities.
– Altro

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