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NARM publishes new regulatory guidance for smoke vent specification

The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers has issued a new document entitled ‘Definition of geometric free area for Smoke Vents’, which is intended to contribute to improving fire safety standards by clarifying the definition of the term ‘geometric free area’.

SPRA introduces its e-learning and assessment module

The Single Ply Roofing Association e-learning and assessment module, the Small Roofs Training Module, is designed to test users’ knowledge and understanding of basic single ply roofing.

SPRA launches Wind Load Calculation Protocol guidance sessions

SPRA has devised a set of online Wind Load Calculation Protocol sessions to assist in developing consistency and accuracy in wind load calculation. 

ROCKWOOL supports contractors in managing flat roofs fire risk

The new ‘Flat Roofs: Managing fire risk in the fifth façade’ whitepaper from ROCKWOOL explores how to improve fire performance in the fifth façade.

ACR publishes new guidance on rooflight safety

Following concerning reports of inappropriate and potentially unsafe rooflight designs, which have come to light recently, the Advisory Committee for Roofsafety (ACR), has published a new information sheet, entitled: ‘Glass Specification in Flat Rooflights’

New training toolkit offered on COVID-19 protocols

In its latest initiative to help Scotland’s building sector get safely back to work, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum has created a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.

MCRMA extends its online CPD programme

The Metal Cladding & Roofing Manufacturers Association has added two new CPD modules to its online CPD programme, which is available to anyone seeking to develop their knowledge and skills within the metal building envelope sector.

Webinar: Impact & Airborne Sound Solutions for Floors

Register now for A.Proctor Group’s webinar entitled: Impact & Airborne Sound Solutions for Floors, which is due to take place on Friday, 2 October at 10am.

LRWA launches new Design Guide for Specifiers

The LRWA’s Design Guide for Specifiers - Liquid Applied Waterproofing Systems for Roof and Balconies - covers the waterproofing of all types of flat roof, balcony and walkway, including associated fittings and construction using systems manufactured by LRWA members.

CICV Forum set to host six advice webinars

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum is launching a series of free advice webinars to help industry professionals improve their contractual and commercial awareness on construction projects.