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Online CPD: Building Sustainability with Timber

Online CPD: Building Sustainability with Timber
This presentation run by Weathertex clarifies the benefits for using sustainable products during construction, compares timber to other building materials as well as examining greenwashing and the various third party accreditations available within the building industry. Worth 1 formal CPD point!

Presentation Overview

If sustainably sourced, timber is undoubtedly one of the most environmentally-friendly building materials currently available, being a natural carbon sink and truly renewable.

With an overwhelming global shift towards environmentally-focused sustainable designs, more and more specifiers are turning towards timber as a building material for its sustainability, aesthetic qualities, ease of transport and speed of construction.

This presentation run by Weathertex clarifies the benefits for using sustainable products during construction, compares timber to other building materials as well as examining greenwashing and the various third party accreditations available within the building industry.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Examine the reasons & benefits for using sustainable construction products
  • Learn how timber embodies energy and is the ultimate renewable resource
  • Learn about the carbon cycle and the benefits of timber
  • Compare how timber cladding rates against other materials
  • CLT in Australia
  • Examine various third party sustainability certificate organisations and under the concept of 'greenwashing'
  • Learn the difference between EPD vs LCA
  • Learn how Australia rates against the rest of the world

FAQs

How do I attend an online learning event?

A link to attend the session will be sent to all registered attendees the day of the session. First time attending? There's even a test link included to make sure you're set up and ready to go.

Do I need special equipment or programs to attend an online learning event?

We use a platform called Zoom for our sessions - you will receive a meeting link the morning of the session which will prompt you to download the software. Don't worry, it's super quick and you'll be up and running in no time! You can use your existing headset, earphones or even computer audio to listen to this session.

How do I get CPD points for this session?

If you're a BDAQ member, your points will be automatically tallied in your member profile within 24 hours of the event. If you're not a BDAQ member, please email Head Office via admin@bdaq.com.au to get a certificate of attendance

When
12/17/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Where
AUSTRALIA
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