Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both brand new and recently-revised CPD materials.
Lutron EA Ltd - Achieving Success with LED Lighting
Achieving Success with LED Lighting
Seminar, by Lutron EA Ltd
The recent step in the EC halogen-lamp ban in September 2016 resulted in many lighting fixtures being retro-fitted with LED lamps. However, many installers now report problems with flicker, nuisance tripping, interference issues and more. This seminar explains why there are these problems, and how to solve them at the specification/design-stage to plan for a successful LED installation.

Founded in 1961, Lutron Electronics is headquartered in Pennsylvania. From dimmers for the home to lighting management systems for entire buildings, the company offers more than 15,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries. Lutron’s LED control Centre of Excellence provides LED bulb compatibility and fixture selection tools, including LED report card tools on recommended solutions for system-based dimmers.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
SDS Protection Ltd - PVC Encapsulation, Changing the Way We Specify Doorsets in Healthcare
PVC Encapsulation, Changing the Way We Specify Doorsets in Healthcare
Seminar, by SDS Protection Ltd
Find out why PVC encapsulated, post-formed doors are chosen in healthcare. This seminar offers some direct comparisons with other solutions, such as veneered and laminated doors, and discusses available aesthetics and design choices, as well as details of configurations and compliance with legislation.

SDS Protection has over 40 years’ specialist experience in the healthcare sector, working with the NHS and private hospitals. SDS is a UK market leader in manufacturing PVC encapsulated doorsets, and frequently collaborates with architects and specifiers by providing technical support and consultancy.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Schindler Ltd - UK and European Lift Regulations
UK and European Lift Regulations
Seminar, by Schindler Ltd
An informative presentation designed to provide an understanding of lift design, current regulations and potential pitfalls when considering lifts in building design. The seminar provides a general overview of lift technology and answer some of the most commonly-asked questions raised by building designers. Topics include: lift shaft construction, specifying the right lift, fire-fighting lifts, accessibility and design for passengers with disabilities.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, Schindler is a leading provider of innovative lifts, escalators and related services. Schindler's environmentally-friendly access solutions move one billion people every day. Schindler is a proud partner of 'Solar Impulse', a cutting-edge project that succeeded in flying a solar powered plane around the world. Schindler employs over 57,000 employees in over 100 countries.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.