The Built Environment England Technical Conference in less than two weeks will kickstart the regional series of events and feature a host of impressive speakers, including the recently appointed Deputy Chief Inspector of Buildings Chris Griffin-McTiernan.
Taking place at the University of Salford on 20 June, the conference will address the themes of Performance, Compliance, and Safety and investigate key areas of the construction industry including the challenges of the new duty-holder regime and the journey to zero carbon.
As well as enjoying a packed speaker programme, take the opportunity to explore the trade exhibition, tour the Energy House 2.0 project and network with like-minded professionals.
Deputy Chief Inspector of Buildings to Deliver Keynote
With only a few weeks to go, register now to hear Chris Griffin-McTiernan delivering the opening Keynote Address at the England event, plus earn yourself 7 hours of CPD.
As a representative from the BSR, Chris will discuss the latest updates on the establishment of the new BSR and expand on the new Building Regulatory Regime, including dutyholders’ responsibilities for those responsible for Higher Risk Buildings (HRBs) and registration of the Building Control profession. Chris will also join the Q&A session to address any questions.
BSR Exhibition Stand
As well as an opportunity to listen to the Deputy Chief Inspector of Buildings, the BSR will also be exhibiting at the Built Environment Conference.
This means that as well as asking Chris questions during the Q&A session, you will also have a chance to speak with the three BSR Official Representatives that will be in attendance. Take this opportunity to visit their exhibition stand and ask questions, learn more about the development of the BSR and what it means for you.
Energy House 2.0 Tour
Following the fourth and final session of the conference, Achieving Low or Zero Carbon in Practice- led by Energy House Technical Lead, University of Salford’s Professor Richard Fitton - there will be an opportunity to tour the Energy House 2.0 Project on the university campus.
Energy House 2.0 is a world-leading energy performance test facility. The largest research facility of its kind, each of its two environmental chambers can accommodate two complete detached houses, enabling companies to innovate and develop low-carbon technologies.
This is a unique opportunity to view an industry-leading project that is helping to shape the future of homebuilding and design.
Delta Membranes Lunchtime Session
Delta Membrane Systems will be offering a lunchtime talk ‘Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS 8102:2022’ from 13:00-13:30 in the main session room.
A shortened version of Delta’s RIBA-approved CPD seminar will give guidance on the technical design and specification of waterproofing solutions to BS 8102: 2022 Protection of below-ground structures against water ingress Code of Practice. The seminar will focus on Type C solutions, whilst covering the placement of Type A, B & C systems along with combination waterproofing.