Chimney design and restoration of flues and ducts

This seminar will give you an overview of chimneys, factors to take into account when designing buildings and an awareness of common problems. It will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Understand what is a chimney is and how it works
  • Understand chimney design and sizing
  • Understand flue lining systems and suitability of linings for different appliances and fuel types
  • Understand remedial works to existing chimneys
  • Understand maintenance requirements for chimneys
  • Understand chimney terminals and chimney fans

RIBA Core Curriculum: Designing and building it: design, construction, technology and engineering

Knowledge level: General Awareness