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    RAA In Detail – DBP Act Overview and the Importance of Collaboration with Industry Suppliers - AWS

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    The Session:

    This session will present an overview of the importance of collaboration between practitioners and industry suppliers, in this case aluminium windows, door and facades.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Describe the DBP Act and the changes implemented after the introduction of the new regulations.
    • Explain the importance of windspeed design and the correct use of the AS4055 & AS1170
    • Discuss the roles of building consultants specialising in performance solutions and window/door suppliers during the design process
    • Explore strategies to optimise facade selection during the specification process
    • Learn how to review window systems test certificates to improve collaboration with facade engineers.

    Karl Morby, Architectural Specification Consultant QLD/NT, AWS

    Karl has worked within the building industry for well over 40 years on both residential and commercial dwellings from new to old. Starting his career as a carpenter before entering the
    aluminium windows and doors industry 15 years ago. As a specification representative for AWS, Karl educates and continually develops architects’ and fabricators’ understanding of the best solution to
    suit their project requirements and bring their vision to life. Every day Karl is presented with a unique challenge, which is one of the things he enjoys most about his job. Karl is also passionate about
    sustainable practices and ensures he’s kept up to date on what’s new in building materials.

    Architectural Window Systems (AWS) is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of aluminium window and door systems. Their brands include Vantage® Windows and Doors; ElevateTM Aluminium Systems and ThermalHEARTTM.

    AWS products are selected for their reliable performance, energy efficiency, customisation and ability to solve a wide range of design challenges. From custom homes to high end luxury homes through to commercial offices and institutional projects such as aged care and education, AWS can help you.

    Designed, made and tested to meet and exceed Australian Standards. Supplied by over 200 independent fabricators nationwide.

    This one hour session offers 1 formal CPD point, performance criteria addressed are 1, 41, 43, 46, 47, 53 from the AACA National Standard of Competency for Architects 2021.

    RAA Members are eligible to utilise the discount code available in the member content area for free attendance.


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