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the General Chemical “Facades” conference

 Over 170 delegates attended the General Chemical “Facades” conference on the 13 March at  Watford. The full day event included technical papers, presented by internationally renowned presenters from a range of stakeholders and focused on two main topics, Fire Safety and Acoustic behaviours of facades.
they gave insights into BS 8414 testing and their new third party accreditation scheme, whilst Arup, Priedemann, and the Building Control Alliance gave their own unique perspectives on façade design, construction, certification and installation. Clarke Saunders Acoustics shared their views on façade design in respect of acoustics. Niall Rowan, Technical Officer of the ASFP, presented a paper on fire testing for cavity barriers and firestops. The General Chemical also shared with the audience its full range of design, manufacture and on site services.
The conference attracted a diverse audience, with delegates from design, manufacture and installation all sharing and exchanging valuable insights and ideas. The event also attracted interest from overseas with visitors from Europe, the UAE, and India, underlining the international nature and the common challenges of the facades industry.
The General Chemical , a specialist in this arena for over 10 years, is proud to be able to contribute to industry development by organising this event, and will look to continue to be a market-leading contributor in respect of fire and acoustic solutions.
For further information on General Chemical Facades products and services contact our Facades team .