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Building conservation and heritage

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Building conservation and heritage’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Lithofin - Cleaning, Protecting and Maintaining Natural and Artificial Stone, Ceramic and Porcelain
Cleaning, Protecting and Maintaining Natural and Artificial Stone, Ceramic and Porcelain
Seminar, by Lithofin
Provides invaluable information on the treatment of stone and tile surfaces, and covers the use of chemicals for cleaning, protecting and maintaining stone and tile surfaces at each stage of a project.

The Lithofin product range has been developed over the last 60 years to meet the specific needs of stone specialists, specifiers and restorers. The range encompasses products to clean, protect and maintain natural and artificial stone, ceramics, porcelain and terracotta, and includes excellent problem-solving products. Lithofin’s UK distributor operates a technical support helpline available to both suppliers and the general public.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 90 minutes.
Wienerberger Ltd - Combining Technology with Tradition – A history of natural clay
Combining Technology with Tradition – A history of natural clay
Seminar, by Wienerberger Ltd
To know what is possible, one must first understand what has past. This compelling CPD seminar guides the architect through time to understand the roots of traditional heritage roofing. It then considers the pitfalls associated with heritage roofing product selection.

Founded in Vienna in the nineteenth century, Wienerberger is a leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations. Across its three core categories, it offers building solutions that embrace the whole building envelope. Wienerberger counts among its leading brand names the oldest UK manufacturer of genuine hand-made clay tiles – each unique tile made by a master craftsman using Wealden clay.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Ventrolla Sash Window Restoration - Timber Window Solutions
Timber Window Solutions
Outlines the benefits of timber window renovation, repair and replacement. This presentation includes everything from common timber window problems and their solutions, to draught-proofing and slim double glazing.

With over 35 years’ experience, Ventrolla offers a range of period timber window solutions including repair and renovation, double glazing, complete replacement and secondary glazing solutions. As a market-leading expert in sash and casement window renovation, contact Ventrolla for free expert advice when working on your historic building project. Ventrolla has worked on projects of all sizes and with some of the UK’s biggest construction companies. See the company’s website for case studies.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.