buildnz | designex seminars


SEMINAR SESSION - 11.00AM BRANZ Appraisals Join BRANZ as they present an overview of BRANZ Appraisals for the building industry. SPEAKER Lynda Amitrano | Appraisals & Project Team Leader | BRANZ

SEMINAR SESSION - 12.00PM Building Digital Workflows

Emerging architectural technologies are enabling a generation of digital toolmakers, capable of developing bespoke solutions and work- flows to solve project-specific problems. This talk will focus on how firms are customising their CAD environment with custom tools, the workplace structures that are allowing them to achieve a digital-savvy workforce, and how you can benefit from their methods. SPEAKER ChrisTOPHER Welch | Parametric Design Specialist | PRODUCTSPEC SEMINAR SESSION - 01.00PM Building Better Business Faced with a growing set of regulations and still more to come. This session will cover the essential builder's tool kit for running a successful business. It's not just about hammers and nails any more. SPEAKER Brendon Ward | Business Development Manager | REGISTERED MASTER BUILDERS (RMB) SEMINAR PANEL SESSION - 02.00PM Join the USG Boral team to learn how evolving technology and construction combine to provide our building industry with NZBC compliant innovative products that speed up fire rated acoustic walls for high density dwellings, provide high performance roof boards for warm, acoustic metal or membrane roofs, and the benefits of planning early design for installation of seismic suspended ceilings. SPEAKERS Thanh Huynh | National Technical Business Development Manager | USG Boral Australia Inter-tenancy, multi-unit wall system technology Hear how new technology plasterboard and building systems combine to provide both fire safety and sound privacy between joined dwellings, all in the one wall. These systems utilise the skills of conventional builders without the need for specialist trades or equipment.

Graham Tennent | Director | RoofLogic Limited Acoustic/warm roofing system technology

Graham will discuss the growing trend toward warm roof solutions in commercial construction and the range of valuable benefits that the inclusion of a high performance roof board can provide, with either metal or membrane roof systems, new or replacement, providing acoustic attenuation, wind uplift resistance, trafficability and superior membrane adhesion.

John Keen | Marketing & Technical Support Manager | USG Boral New Zealand Importance of seismically designing suspended ceilings at early stages John details the benefits to the whole building process when the seismic design and installation of suspended ceilings is planned during the early stages so an integrated approach is used, resulting in correct compliance, coordinated sub-trades, less variations with associated costs, and on time installations.

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