CPD Webinex - Fire Safety when using Timber Cladding - 15 February 2023 2-3pm
Timber cladding is an increasingly popular choice for Australian commercial and domestic buildings due to its striking natural aesthetic, durability and low environmental impact. However the strong fire-resistant qualities of timber are often unknown or poorly understood.
This presentation clarifies combustible and non-combustible materials, the science of how timber reacts in a fire, and the building codes in relation to timber cladding and compliance.
At the end of the presentation attendees will be able to;
• Examine the nature of recent non-compliant cladding incidents
• Recognize the fire resistant properties of timber
• Describe in detail the DtS applications for timber cladding in the NCC
CPD Presentation accredited by AIS. 1 Formal CPD Point.
Presenter: Andrew Savage, Business Development Manager – Architecture & Design NSW
With more than twenty-five years’ experience in the construction industry, Andrew Savage joined Weathertex in 2018 as NSW Business Development Manager, Architecture & Design. In this newly created role, Andrew works closely with Architect, Designer and Developer clients, providing support at every stage of the construction cycle. Andrew particularly enjoys presenting at CPD/promotional events and he is proud to be working with a market leader in hardwood cladding & lining solutions, offering unmatched sustainability, quality and value. The hardworking Team at Weathertex was delighted to be voted ‘No. 1 Most Trusted Construction Industry Brand’ consecutively for last 2 surveys by Architecture and Design’s over 13,000 subscribers.