Technical Support and Expertise
– Getting the Best Out of Lead
The Lead Sheet Association (LSA) is the foremost independent technical authority on the design, specification and application of rolled lead sheet in construction. The LSA’s Technical Office provides expertise in specification guidance, application techniques and on-site advice in all matters relating to Rolled Lead Sheet to BS EN 12588: 2006.
The LSA provides a wealth of technical information to Architects, Surveyors, Contractors and Specifiers on projects ranging from chimney flashings to cathedral roofs. This can be accessed via the links below, or you can gain direct consultation on specific projects from the LSA’s Technical Officers on: 01622 872432
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The LSA also provides publications, which are an authoritative and comprehensive source of technical and practical information on the use and installation of Rolled Lead Sheet in construction.
The Rolled Lead Sheet – The Complete Manual is the essential point of reference for designers, specifiers and contractors using rolled lead sheet to BS EN 12588: 2006. Endorsing the current BS6915 Code of Practice, the Lead Sheet Manual provides comprehensive technical information, detailed drawings and photographs, sizing charts and illustrations in colour.
The LSA Pocket Guide for installers of Rolled Lead Sheet, is an excellent summary resource that contains technical information extracted from the Lead Sheet Manual.
More publications can be found here:
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The LSA also runs a popular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Presentation Service for Architects and Surveyors and others working with lead in the construction industry. The LSA is also part of the RIBA CPD network, so please click here if you would like to arrange a CPD at your practice. These are free of charge and your practice will receive a complementary copy of Rolled Lead Sheet – the Complete Manual.