Upskill in the Sun with Safeguard
Plan out your Spring and Summer of learning with Safeguard Europe’s Continuing Professional Development Webinars. DIY enthusiasts, architects, builders and housing management professionals will benefit from these accessible and comprehensive one-hour sessions. All webinars are fully approved by the Royal Association of British Architects, counting towards RIBA members’ annual CPD obligations.
Equip yourself with the latest methods of damp proofing, basement building and energy-saving retrofit with educational content developed in-house by the Safeguard Laboratory. Each session can be booked free of charge and as always, if you’d like to schedule a specific seminar for your staff at a time and date of your choice, enquiries can be made for each webinar here.
Waterproofing Basements and Underground Structures
March 22nd 2022 at 1pm
Basements are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, but it is important that they are properly waterproofed.
This seminar looks at the different waterproofing options available and assists specifiers in choosing the correct system for a given construction type and location.
Dampness and Retrofit Wall Insulation
April 5th 2022 at 1pm
Any company that wishes to undertake publicly-funded energy-saving retrofit works needs to become TrustMark approved and have their projects overseen by an approved Retrofit Coordinator under PAS 2035 regulations. During insulation retrofit works, moisture management is key. This webinar covers the PAS standards as well as practical moisture management during the installation of retrofit insulation.
Penetrating Damp: Causes and Treatment
May 10th 2022 at 1pm
Wind-driven rainfall combined with the explosion in energy-saving cavity wall retrofit has meant that properties without issues suddenly suffer from penetrating damp.
Find out how to diagnose and treat penetrating damp with all the latest methods in this webinar.
Rising Damp: Causes and Treatment
June 7th 2022 at 1pm
Rising Damp is often misunderstood. It mostly occurs in older buildings, where water rises up through bricks and mortar to cause damage.
Explore the history of rising damp as a problem and the latest methods of solving it from the Safeguard Laboratory.
Dealing with Dampness in Existing Buildings
July 5th 2022 at 1pm
Damp is one of the most common building defects – a YouGov survey found that 51% of renters suffer from damp and mould issues at some point in their lifetime.
Catch this overview of the most common types of dampness encountered in modern buildings and learn how to effectively battle them.