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Dow Corning

Dow Corning is an acknowledged world leader in silicone science. Whether it’s withstanding extreme weather, saving energy or pushing design to the limits, Dow Corning can offer innovative solutions to today’s architectural challenges.

Contact information

Dow Corning
Parc Industriel - Zone C
Rue Jules Bordet
Seneffe B-1780


CPD booking contact

Ms Catherine Laroche
Tel: +44 (0)800 917 2071

Approved CPD materials

A Step Change in Insulation for High Performance Façades
Type: Seminar
This seminar examines the importance of insulation and how vacuum insulation panel technology in architectural insulation modules in curtain walls can contribute toward significant improvement in the overall performance of a façade.
  • Understand the importance of insulation
  • Key performance detail of insulation materials
  • How to improve thermal efficiency without compromising aesthetics or functionality
  • How to achieve future thermal efficiency targets
A Thermal Modelling Comparison of Typical Curtain Walling Systems
Type: Seminar/Online Learning
An overview of different thermal performance influencers, definitions and principles. A comparison of thermal performance of 3 different curtain walling systems using energy transfer theory.
  • Understanding U-values and window energy ratings
  • Raised awareness of European energy efficiency drivers
  • Study results of generic curtain wall systems and how this affects energy
Designing Green Buildings with Silicone Materials
Type: Seminar/Online Learning
This seminar examines using silicone materials for increased efficiency, durability and longevity of commercial buildings.
  • Introducing silicone as a viable option in green building design
  • Understanding the possible applications of silicone materials internally and externally in sustainable structures.
Effects of Weatherproofing Sealants on Building Aesthetics
Type: Seminar
The aim of this seminar is to enable architects to solve weatherproofing problems without sacrificing the appearance.
How to Achieve Energy Efficient Windows for Improved Sustainability
Type: Seminar
The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest information relating to window energy ratings and technologies available for energy efficient window construction.
  • Understanding of industry drivers for energy efficiency and productivity
  • Awareness of new technologies for energy efficient systems
  • Appreciation of how innovation meets changing industry needs
Movement Joints and Correct Sealant Specification
Type: Seminar
This seminar looks at the functions of a movement joint, reviewing the causes, types and characteristics of building movement, and examines new and existing joint sealing materials.
Silicone Structural Glazing: The Art of the Possible
Type: Seminar/Online Learning
An introduction to silicone structural glazing as curtain walling and considerations at the design stage. Benefits in construction and long term building performance.
  • Understanding the concept of structural glazing
  • Appreciation of silicone technology as a necessity as a bonding adhesive
  • Recognising structural glazing systems, benefits and project examples

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