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Read Growing Our Low-Carbon Economy by Mumford & Wood Ltd 
 
This CPD article is based on an original presentation created by Iain McIllwee and David Hopkins for the Timber Industry Accord Manifesto. It looks at the value of timber in achieving a sustainabl...
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Read Paving the Way: The Benefits of BS 7533  by Instarmac Group plc 
 
This article offers an overview of the benefits of using BS 7533 for the design and construction of 'rigid' (mortar bed/mortar joint) pavements in public realm works. It discusses the basic princip...
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Read WC Pan with Integrated Cistern by Roca Ltd 
 
This article describes a WC pan that incorporates a concealed cistern inside the pan and therefore dispenses with the need to install a cistern and flush plate into the wall. This article explains...
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Read Specifying a Flat Roof with PIR Insulation by Recticel Insulation 
 
- Choosing PIR insulation boards for different waterproofing.
- Requirements/products characteristics of flat roof PIR insulation.
- Fixing methods for different flat roof build ups.
- Condensat...
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Read Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions) by Alutec 
 
- Develop knowledge about the credentials of aluminium
- What to consider when designing eaves systems
- Familiarise specifiers with the application of aluminium composite fascia and soffit
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Read Render Choice Depending on the Environment Conditions by ATLAS Sp. z o.o. 
 
This article looks at the many factors that need to be considered when selecting an appropriate render taking into account the specific building and its location. The article will help you to under...
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Read Professional Flooring Solutions by ATLAS Sp. z o.o. 
 
This article looks at different types and structures of concrete flooring and the criteria for selecting floor finishes and screeds. The article will help you to understand the following topics:
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Read Cavity Closers and Psi values: Taking the Devil out of the Detail by Kingspan Insulation 
 
Cavity closers can reduce thermal bridging and so affect the performance gap between the design and actual energy performance of buildings. This CPD article covers a thermal modelling study by BRE...
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Read BIM: The Digital Future of Construction by Kingspan Insulation 
 
BIM or Building Information Modelling is a way of managing all the information required in a building project. This CPD article will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand what...
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Read An Introduction to Specification Writing by NBS 
 
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A specification is an essential document for all construction projects, helping to ensure that the constructed entity is of suitable quality and meets expected design requirements. This article has...
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