Our Lintel specification team deliver CPD presentations which have been designed with architects and specifiers in mind, to educate and inform on steel lintels and how lintel specification can help to achieve unique shapes and affect the thermal efficiency of buildings. Our CPDs can be presented virtually or in person if social distancing can be adhered to.
Lintel CPDs Available
Lintel Innovation & Thermal Bridging
This CPD offers an introduction to innovation in steel lintels to support design including bespoke special steel lintels to achieve complex shapes and brick slip feature lintels which offer an offsite solution to intricate brick detailing. The CPD also explores thermal bridging in lintels and how lintel specification can affect SAP ratings and help meet Part L regulations.
What you can expect
- Introduction to Steel Lintels
- Addressing Thermal bridging in Steel Lintels
- Offsite Steel Lintel Solutions
- Specification Support
- Design and Specification of Steel Lintels to Achieve Architectural Features
Addressing Thermal Bridging in Steel Lintel Specification
This CPD offers a more in depth insight into thermal bridging in lintels and Part L regulations.
It examines heat loss in buildings and areas in the fabric of the building where a thermal bridge
What you can expect
- An overview of heat loss in buildings
- Difference in a Psi value and a U-value
- What does Part L focus on?
- SAP calculations
- Specification of thermally efficient lintels
Meet the Team
National Specification Manager – GB
Ben has an engineering background having studied Civil Engineering and worked as a technical engineer. Having been with keystone for 9 years, Ben has retained his specialist technical knowledge moving to a specification focused role three years ago. Ben now heads up Keystone’s Specification team and supports architects and specifiers within the national housebuilders
Specification Executive – GB (North)
Azeem has been with Keystone Lintels for four years and started his career as a technical engineer having completed a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) focused in Civil Engineering. Azeem has continued to develop his industry knowledge and has recently moved into a specification role providing technical project support for architects and engineers as well as delivering technical CPDs in the North of England.
Specification Manager – GB (South)
Richard has more than 20 years’ experience in the building products industry specialising in technical sales and product and material specification to aid compliance to building regulations. With an in depth knowledge and understanding of building regulations and SAP compliance, Richard also has an understanding of onsite challenges and construction details and delivers technical support covering the South of the UK.
Ciaran Mc Aliskey
Specification Executive – Ireland
Ciaran has been with the company for nearly 10 years gaining a vast array of experience and knowledge across the Keystone Group specialising in Keystone Lintels and Keylite Roof Windows. For the past 4 years Ciaran has been delivering CPDs and providing first class Specification support and Technical services to Architects and Specifiers across the island of Ireland.
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