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FOAMGLAS®

FOAMGLAS® cellular glass insulation, manufactured by Pittsburgh Corning since 1937, offers a wide variety of system solutions for the whole building envelope. FOAMGLAS® insulation is totally impervious to moisture, non-combustible, load-bearing and dimensionally stable.

Contact information

FOAMGLAS®
31-35 Kirby Street
Hatton Garden
London
EC1N 8TE
United Kingdom

www.foamglas.co.uk

CPD booking contact




Tel: +44 (0)20 7492 1731

Approved CPD materials


Accessible Roofs for Walkways, Vehicles and Public Places
Type: Seminar
- Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure - Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials - Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack, compressive strength - Flat roofing standards, comparing data and evaluation of major considerations - Good flat roof design and drainage. tapered insulation design, good water management - Hot and cold application systems, specifications, site support, thermal and condensation calculations
Cellular Glass - Insulating the Whole Building
Type: Online Learning/Seminar
This seminar provides an understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure. • Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials. • Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack. •Building regulations Part L – Eliminating thermal bridging in foundations and wall / floor junctions. • The Compact Roof – Standing Seam and flat roof’s • Facades • Interiors and refurbishment • Case studies • Below ground – Foundations, • Technical support services. • Questions
Cellular Glass Insulation - Insulating Underground Structures
Type: Seminar
This seminar aims to cover:
  • How cellular glass is manufactured
  • The features and benefits of a hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure
  • Sustainability and environmental issues, use of post consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials
  • Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack
  • Thermal bridging
Cellular Glass Insulation – Metal Roofs and Facades
Type: Seminar
This seminar aims to cover:
  • Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
  • Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
  • Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
  • Solutions for various roofing substrates and the solution for standing seam roofs
  • Standing seam system solutions
  • Façade design solutions, case study and fire considerations for facades.
  • Technical support services
Cellular Glass Insulation: For Floors, Walls and Soffits
Type: Seminar
- Understanding how celular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall structure - Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste/abundant natural raw materials - Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack, compressive strength - Assessment of different internal humidty rooms, from hot, humid to traditional normal construction - Different internal finishes blending with good design - internal floor finishes, their asthetics and loading expectations - Basement design, applications and resistance to water ingress and flooding
Cellular Glass Insulation: Reducing Risk by Design
Type: Seminar
This seminar aims to cover:
  • Understanding how cellular glass insulation is manufactured, the features and benefits of an hermetically sealed glass wall cell structure.
  • Sustainability and environmental issues; use of post-consumer waste / abundant natural raw materials.
  • Building physics; how insulation materials react to moisture, fire, point loading, changes in temperature, resistance to attack.
  • Building regulations Part L – Eliminating thermal bridging in foundations and wall / floor junctions.
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
  • Effective solutions to construction problems – examples of cellular glass insulation to address building physics in “high risk” applications.
  • Technical support services.

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