Essential CPD information for the construction industry

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Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.  read more...
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The following CPD materials fall within the 'Compliance - sustainable architecture' RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.  read more...
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The following CPD materials fall within the 'Designing and building it – structural design, construction, technology and engineering' RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.  read more...
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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.  read more...
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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.  read more...
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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.  read more...

Latest online CPD

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This online learning module aims to cover:

- an introduction to ultraviolet air and object sterilisation systems, how they work and what they can do to improve air quality
- traditional solutions
- bringing ultraviolet indoors
- selection factors
- in-duct, stand alone and coil cleaning systems
- validation
- life cycle cost comparison
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The course explores woven metal fabric – used historically as a utilitarian industrial product – as a new architectural material that provides valuable functionality in addition to stunningly unique aesthetics.
Product area: Curtain walling
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Experts from the timber industry take you through the ways timber systems can help meet your quality objectives, including:
• Accuracy, insulation and air-tightness
• Thermal Performance
• Building Performance
• Offsite manufacture

Get the facts about how timber can help you meet sustainability goals, including information on:
• Renewability and certification
• Carbon storage
• Recyclability
• The Code for Sustainable Homes

Learn about the different timber options available to you, including:
• Timber frame (open and closed panel)
• Post and beam
• Cross Laminated Timber
• Glulam

Timber industry experts give advice from different perspectives about how to achieve best value out of a timber frame project.
Product area: Floor beams - timber

External management: clients, users and delivery of services

Featured CPD Material

Steel castings allow the architect freedom of design to achieve unique and architecturally attractive components for bridges and buildings. Components can be decorative only or utilise the high strength of steel to carry structural loadings. This seminar explores these themes and in particular the following aspects which will give an architect the confidence to design and specify castings:

- Sectors for steel castings
- Historical timeline
- Sand castings concepts
- Production
- Testing
- Design and specification
- Case studies
Type:  Seminar
Hydrotherapy in the Home & Hotels will give you an insight into how Hydrotherapy can affect the body and mind.
This seminar will focus on the benefits of Hydrotherapy to the consumer whilst also explaining how to include hydrotherapy into your project. The Wellness sector is worth £5.2 billion a year in the UK alone and is growing at a rapid rate.
So make sure you are clear on how Hydrotherapy and Wellness can help your client and learn from the people who created it all, Jacuzzi®.
Type:  Seminar
This seminar provides an introduction to LED ligting in the commercial environment. This source is now destined to become the furture of artificial lighting and this seminar is designed to be an education on features and benefits as well as outlining the possible pitfalls of this new technology. The seminar introduction recaps on lighting terminology.
Type:  Seminar
This seminar offers highlights perceived problems with The Equality Act, BS 8300:2001 and Part M of the building regulations relating to door furniture and offers solutions. The seminar looks at these three pieces of statutory requirements, where we are and how we got there. Some time is spent discussing what is "reasonable" regarding Document M, what are Light Reflectance Values and why they exist.
Type:  Seminar

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