Professional Development Webinars

Welcome to our webinar library. We plan to run monthly webinars to help keep our members and other associated professionals up-to-date with the knowledge you need within our specialist sectors.

To find out what live webinars are coming up, look below.  However, to watch any of the previous webinars, simply scroll down further down the page.

Live Webinars Coming Up

Thats us for 2020.  Many thanks to all that have joined us over the past 12 months.  Look out for more webinars coming your way in January 2021.

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Controlling Ground Gases & Water – How to get Synergy

How do we tackle both waterproofing and ground gas issues in an effective and safe way? How do  Join our live webinar on 26th November to find out more. What conflicts exist between British Standard documents BS 8102 & BS 8485, and how do we best balance these conflicts? Click to watch the webinar to find out more!

– Presenter: Patrick Flood
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Green Homes Grant & the Effects of “Shallow” Retrofit

Improve your knowledge on how retrofit changes a building permanently, how homeowners must live with those changes and how to ensure retrofit is not used to hide defects that will come back to bite! Click to watch the webinar to find out more!

– Presenter: Steve Hodgson
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Risks of being an Expert Witness

Are YOU right for the job or do you feel you might turn out to be the court jester!? Click to watch the webinar to find out more!

– Presenter: Dr Paul Beckett
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Watertight Concrete

Are you correctly specifying Type B Waterproofing? Check out the webinar and learn what class of watertightness is needed for basement concrete & how to protect your reputation and waterproofing design.

– Presenter: Ben Hickman
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Verification of Ground Gas Protection Systems

From initial project conception to final sign off, and everything in between…click the button below to watch our insights into the verification of ground gas protection systems.

– Presenter: Neil Salvidge
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Dealing with the Effects of Damp – Principles & Considerations

Why do damp companies investigate, treat, and offer damp guarantees the way they do? Looking at the Principles & Considerations of Damp Remediation – Watch the webinar

– Presenter: Steve Hodgson
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Atmospheric moisture & compliant ventilation

Compliant ventilation for buildings & homes is a hot topic right now but why is that the case and what do we need to understand? Join the live webinar to understand why its gaining more attention

– Presenter: James Berry
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Getting to Grips with Giant Hogweed

Watch our expert Prof. Max Wade from AECOM as we explore this invasive plant’s ecology, control measures, the impact COVID-19 has had and much more…

– Presenter: Prof. Max Wade
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Building a Mentally Resilient Workforce

How do we build a mentally healthier workforce for the future? How do we manage the wellbeing of both ourselfs and our team members and deal with stress and anxiety better? Watch the Webinar to find out more…

Join us and our expert Russell Mott from Atlas UK for a webinar very different to what we do, but very relevant now, as we explore how we can all deal with the stress and anxiety of COVID-19 and the challenges of keeping each of our workforces mentally resilient.

– Presenter: Russell Mott
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The Insect Factor in Wood Decay

Do you know your Anobium punctatum from your Xestobium rufovillosum? Join Nicholas Donnithorne as he gives us his unique take on some of the more unusual wood destroying insects that you may encounter in the built environment.

– Presenter: Nicholas Donnithorne
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Under the Radar – Buddleia & Bamboo

Should we be more concerned with Buddleia and Bamboo? Aren’t they just as bad? Is the reputation of Buddleia and Bamboo simply being overshadowed by other invasive plants? Join Jim Glaister as he looks to answer these questions while guiding us through the actual threat Buddleia and Bamboo causes.

 – Presenter: Jim Glaister
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Waterproofing & Insurance: Design with Confidence

When undertaking waterproofing design & contractural projects, do we really understand what insurance/warranty providers require? Do you know how to create a waterproofing design that follows the recommended ‘best practice‘ and gives warranty providers assurance and confidence? Join PCA Trainer Michael Earle as he guides us through these requirements, the relevant standards and the importance of insurance.

 – Presenter: Michael Earle- PCA Trainer
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Dampness within Buildings

Join us for our updated dampness in buildings webinar where PCA CEO Steve Hodgson takes us on a journey where he will burst a few myths, consider best practice & examine the pros & cons of different methods of moisture measurement in buildings.

 – Presenter: Steve Hodgson
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Defects in Cavity Construction

Cavity wall construction has delivered a form of building that has been incredibly reliable and robust. However, are we causing them to fail and do we understand the mechanisms that make them fail?!

 – Presenter: James Berry – PCA
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Ground Gas Protection – Why Bother?

Are we making a mountain out of a molehill???  Join us as we walk through a brief history of how we got to where we are now, why there is a need to develop standards and installation and verification methods.

 – Presenter: Neil Salvidge
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Avoiding Failures in Podium Deck Waterproofing Webinar

Our very 1st Webinar! Everything you need to know about avoiding failures and problems with podium deck waterproofing in a handy webinar.

 – Presenter: Ben Hickman – CSSW.LONDON
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Japanese Knotweed: Problem Plant or ‘Just a Weed’?

Our 2nd webinar, discussing Japanese Knotweed: Problem Plant or ‘Just a Weed’? Simply click to view.

 – Presenter: Dr Peter Fitzsimons – PCA
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Evolution of Damp Control

A whistle-stop tour of how methods of controlling groundwater in the built environment has changed over the course of time and why these changes have come about, whilst dispelling a few myths along the way!

 – Presenter: James Berry – PCA
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Wood decay in buildings: causes and cures

A review of typical problems such as wood boring insects, dry rot etc. and the available in situ repair and treatment solutions. We will assess the role of wood preservatives for both curative and preventative treatments and ask whether modern materials and designs will make timber buildings more, or less, resistant to biological degrade in the future.

 – Presenter: Peter Fitzsimons – PCA
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