Parts A-M Examined in Detail & Key Areas you Need to Focus On
A one-day conference
Royal Marine Hotel,
Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Date: 14th March 2018
This conference will provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of the Technical Guidance Documents, and give a practical review of TGD’s in relation to each part of the Building Regulations. Areas such as interpretation of the TGD’s; changes in TGD’s in recent years to keep abreast of and elements you must pay attention to and get right from the start will be discussed in detail.
See below event programme for a full list of key topics to be covered on the day.
CMG events typically sell out quickly, so prompt booking is strongly advised to secure your place at the early bird rate Save €100.00 – Early Bird Rate is €395.00 + VAT (Normal rate €495.00 + VAT).
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid.
There will be a full line up of expert speakers on the these topics covering all practical and legal elements, using case studies and real life examples to help you fully understand all key areas.
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm
Opening Remarks by Conference Chairperson
Parts D & G
Parts D Materials and Workmanship & Part G Hygiene
Part D Materials and workmanship
Part G Hygiene
Part E: Sound
Parts K & M
Part J, H & F – Getting your ducts in a Row
Part A Structure
Part C – Contaminated land – Radon, CO2, CH4 and VOCs
BCAR – Issues raised by the Certification Regime and Building Control
This event will be of real interest to all build and design professionals, assigned and design certifiers, public sector bodies and those who look after the law surrounding projects. The types of organisations in attendance will be contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, local authorities, semi-state agencies, government departments, manufacturers, suppliers, universities and legal consultants.
There will be 6 CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service.
Smith + Kennedy Architects
Joe is Managing Director of Smith and Kennedy Architects which is a mid-sized Dublin based firm involved in high-end residential, leisure, commercial, educational and interior sectors.Read more
Joe was Honorary Secretary of the RIAI (2015 /2016) and he chairs the RIAI BC(A)R Steering Group. Joe also represents the RIAI at CIC / Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government meetings. As part of his role, he contributes to CPD sessions on Building Control and related topics and has presented at a number of public seminars.
Secretary General AEEBC
Kevin Sheridan is Secretary General and Past President of the Association of European Building and Construction Experts.Read more
He is a Chartered Building Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist.. He is a member of the Architects Registration Board, the Construction Industry Registration Ireland (CIRI) Board and a former member of the Building Surveyors Registration Board. He served on the SI105 BCAR Board for alternative compliance proposals for Health & Schools Projects.He is Chairman of the Republic of Ireland Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Past President of the Irish Building Control Institute (IBCI). He was responsible for developing and delivering the National Building Control/Regulations QQI competency certificated training programme.He serves on several National standards committees and NSAI Standards Committees.
BSc(Hons) CABE RIAR (tech) BREEAM AP Registered Building Surveyor, Environmental Manager, i3pt Certification
Archie O’Donnell is i3PT Certification’s Technical manager and Energy and Sustainability Specialist.Read more
His professional accreditations are as Chartered Architectural Technologist, Chartered Building Engineer and Registered Building Surveyor. As a Certified Passivhaus consultant with particular expertise in Low Energy Building Fabric design and energy systems, he has unique insight and experience on meeting enhanced standards of compliance. Archie has 18 years’ experience in Architecture and is a BREEAM AP and LEED Green Associate. Within i3PT he undertakes the role of Design Certifier and is currently acting in the role of Assigned Certifier on a number of projects. Working with the i3PT Assigned Certifiers, he has a specialist role is to assess BC(A)R compliance strategies for Energy (Part L) and Ventilation (Part F). He is an NSAI accredited Thermal Modeller and conducts condensation risk assessments on building design. Archie is also i3PT’s BIM manager and has integrated BIM modelling into CertCentral’s in-field site inspection app.
Consulting Engineer, Kavanagh Mansfield & Partners, Chairman Eurocodes Consultative Committee
Jim Mansfield is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.Read more
Jim Mansfield is the Chair of an NSAI Committee “Eurocodes Consultative Committee” which deals with the impact of the Eurocode suite of design standards in Ireland. This committee also looks at the impact on the Irish Construction Industry of a number of related standards which includes EN 1090.
Jim Mansfield has lectured on a number of topics related to the Eurocodes to various organisations in recent years.
Jim Mansfield is currently Chair person of the Irish Concrete Society, which is a not for profit Society supporting technical excellence in the design and construction of concrete with members from all sections including design, production and construction.
BEng(Tech) PGradDip MIEI, GQA Environmental
Michael has worked in the contaminated land and gas protection industry for over 10 years in a number or roles including manufacturing, design and on-site verification.Read more
He is an Environmental Engineer and is director of GQA Environmental who are specialists in contaminated land design and verification techniques.
He was a contributor and sat on the steering committees of the following best practice guidance documents;
- CIRIA C716 (2012) Remediating and mitigating risks from VOC vapours from land affected by contamination
- CIRIA C735 (2014) Good practice on the testing and verification of protection systems for buildings against hazardous ground gases
Michael carries out regular training for local authority CIEH contaminated land officers and building control departments in Northern Ireland and has carried out consultation and advisory work for the EPA and DOE in Ireland. He began lecturing on the Environmental Engineering post graduate course at Trinity College in Dublin on contaminated land in 2017..
Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Secure your place at the early bird rate and save €100.00 – Early Bird Rate is €395.00 + VAT – (Closing Friday 26th January) – Normal rate €495.00 + VAT
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.
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