Mike Wye’s FREE Sustainable & Traditional Building CPDs have now moved online!
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd have been involved with traditional, sustainable and ecological construction projects for nearly a quarter of a century. In that time, our team have acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge which we share and discuss in a series of seminars as part of our CPD days.
Core subjects cover manufacturing processes, technical data, applications and case studies.
- The Science Behind Healthy Buildings CPD
(approximately 1.5 hours including Q&A)
An overview of Building Biology: the holistic building science dealing with healthy buildings, healthy living and sustainability.
Building Biology deals with the impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment.
This CPD introduces you to the 25 guiding principles relating to health, sustainability & building design aspects, that underpin the holistic approach of building biology.
Andy Banister, Building Biology Consultant IBN
- Walking on Recycled Glass CPD
(approximately 1 hour including Q&A)
GEOCELL Foam Glass Aggregate is an insulation material with multiple uses.
Recycled foam glass aggregate saves energy and also contributes to a comfortable indoor environment.
This CPD is an insight into the manufacturing process, data highlights, applications and case studies (including limecrete floor systems).
Carl Sanger, GEOCELL Sales Executive
Here are a few comments from past attendees:
“Very professional & very well presented.”
“Thank you all so much for the day. It was great.”
“Excellent…I will recommend to other architects.”
“I thought this was a very informative & interesting course. Cannot fault it -thank you.”
“Covered more than I expected – good detail.”
An Introduction to Building Conservation
09:15 Meet for refreshments & introduction.
09:40 The Science Behind Healthy Buildings: An overview of Building Biology – the holistic building science dealing with healthy buildings, healthy living and sustainability.
Andy Banister, Building Biologist.
10:40 Short refreshment break
10:50 Slice of Lime: An introduction to the use of lime in renovation – history, chemistry, types of limes, additives and specification.
Mark Rees, Conservation Team Manager.
11:50 Tour of Mike Wye & Associates
12:20 Buffet lunch
13:00 The Next Generation of Insulation: An introduction to natural insulation including: Pavatex Wood Fibre and Cork Board systems.
Steve Ruggier, Pavatex Technical Executive.
14:00 Thermafleece: The UK’s ONLY British Sheep’s Wool Insulation.
Mark Lynn, Managing Director, Eden Renewables.
15:00 Short refreshment break
15:10 Walking on Recycled Glass: GEOCELL Foam Glass including Limecrete floor systems.
Carl Sanger, GEOCELL Sales Executive.
16:00 Remaining Q&A + distribution of CPD certificates (if required)