New Breezway CPD Webinar Series

New Breezway CPD Webinar Series

Breezway is proud to announce we have launched a new series of Continual Professional Development (CPD) Webinars for our specifier audience.

The CPD webinar series has been designed to help build your industry knowledge and assist with your future building designs.

These one-hour CPD webinars won’t disappoint as they will provide you with information about popular topics and will be delivered by our team of experienced Louvre Experts. Read our collection of CPD Testimonials here.

Please see the list of dates and times available for each CPD topic via our CPD Webinar page and simply click on the link to register your interest. Each participant will receive a certificate and one formal CPD point after the presentation.

Topic 1: Fall Prevention through Openable Louvre Windows

In response to the ongoing issue of children being injured due to falls through windows and the significant expansion of apartment living, the Building Code Board has updated the provisions aiming to prevent falls through openable windows.

This CPD presentation will cover the provisions, the testing requirements to show compliance and the potential resultant impact on ventilation.

1 Hour = 1 Formal CPD Point

FALL PREVENTION LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Able to identify situations where fall prevention measures are required by the BCA.
  • Able to list the options to achieve compliance in bedrooms and early childhood centres.
  • Able to list the options to achieve compliance in other rooms.
  • Awareness of testing methodologies to prove compliance.

Topic 2: Ventilation

This tutorial will explain the scientific benefits of ventilation and will then take you through a thorough presentation of the impact on ventilation of different window types.

A modelled energy efficiency study will then be discussed followed by a briefing on the WERS ratings for screened windows.

1 Hour = 1 Formal CPD Point

VENTILATION LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Identify four of the scientifically proven benefits of ventilation.
  • Describe the impact of window types and sizes on ventilation openings.
  • Describe the results of a study on the relative energy efficiency implications of air infiltration and ventilation.
  • Be aware of WERS ratings for screened products.

Topic 3: Louvre Windows: AS 2047 & AS 1288

This tutorial will provide an overview of AS 2047 and AS 1288 for specifiers. AS 2047 “Windows and external glazed doors in buildings” and AS 1288 “Glass in buildings – Selection and installation” are two of the key Standards relating to windows.

This CPD Tutorial will explain the key sections of the Standards that specifiers interact with and the impacts of the requirements of the Standards on their designs.

1 Hour = 1 Formal CPD Point

AS 2047 & AS 1288 LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Awareness of the various performance requirements of AS 2047.
  • Appreciate the trade-offs between performance, size and window configurations.
  • Awareness of the factors influencing glass strength.
  • Understand how the risks of human impact can be managed through glass selection and design.

If you are unable to find a date or time that suits on the CPD Webinar page, or you would prefer a one-on-one meeting with our louvre experts, please do not hesitate to contact our Design Assist Team on 1800 777 758 or email designassist@breezway.com.au and they will be more than happy to arrange a separate booking for you or your team.

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