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Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both new and recently-revised CPD materials.
Fila Surface Care Products Limited (UK) - Ceramic and Porcelain: How a Correct Cleaning Regime Can Safeguard Slip Resistance
Ceramic and Porcelain: How a Correct Cleaning Regime Can Safeguard Slip Resistance
Examines surface maintenance specification and its importance in terms of health and safety. Tile finishes are examined, as well as issues surrounding sealers and maintenance regimes. Best practice advice is also presented, in terms of product specification, methods and maintaining slip ratings, as well as associated health and safety, sustainability and lifecycle issues.

FILA specialises in surface care solutions for stone and agglomerates, marble, porcelain and ceramics, concrete, terracotta and wood. Its comprehensive range is designed to provide high performance and high coverage, while protecting surface characteristics and providing a safe application.

FILA’s award-winning products are recommended throughout the world by over 200 leading international brands.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.
Dolphin Solutions - Disabled Toilets? They Probably Are
Disabled Toilets? They Probably Are
Seminar, by Dolphin Solutions
Helpful guidance on how to specify accessible washrooms that look fantastic and are easy to use. Accessible washrooms can be inspiring spaces, while complying with Part M of the Building Regulations. Video clips and interactive activities demonstrate how to transform the washroom experience and bring designing for accessibility to life.

Dolphin is the first name to call on for everything needed to create a better washroom. Whether it's soap dispensers, taps, hand dryers, or dispensers for tissues, Dolphin has ranges to suit all tastes, budgets and requirements.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
Baumit Ltd - EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Seminar, by Baumit Ltd
Outlines the benefits of external wall insulation (EWI) and how it compares with internal wall insulation in terms of application and thermal performance. This seminar covers a range of EWI systems and how they each have specific properties to suit particular project requirements. Case studies are used to highlight how EWI has been successfully installed in building projects.

Baumit is a leading European brand for sustainable plaster, render and external wall insulation used within the construction industry. Founded in Austria in 1988, Baumit now has a presence in over 30 countries worldwide. Baumit offers an extensive range of innovative, tested products, including BBA-approved EWI systems, façade renders, paints and healthy living indoor plasters.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Roca Ltd - Shaping the Bathroom Space of the Future: 2018 Edition
Shaping the Bathroom Space of the Future: 2018 Edition
Seminar, by Roca Ltd
Covering some of the key considerations and innovations influencing current and future bathroom spaces, this seminar also examines factors such as sustainability, new technology, materials and ground-breaking product solutions.

Roca specialises in the design, production and marketing of products for bathroom spaces, as well as ceramic floorings and wall coverings used in architecture, construction and interior design. Roca’s fully-accredited CPD programme was launched at the end of 2013 and has since been presented to over 1,600 architects and designers across the UK. Its trainers inspire and educate and always focus on the key details required for planning your bathroom project.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Komfort Partitioning Ltd - Specifying Partitioning
Specifying Partitioning
An interactive seminar designed to provide a recommended process and understanding of the key issues architects must address when specifying partitioning systems, including relevant standards and building regulations, as well as fire rating, acoustic and structural performance requirements.

Komfort divides spaces by designing and manufacturing internal glazed and solid partitions with integrated doorsets. A quality UK manufacturer, proud of its long-standing relationships built on service, flexibility and technical support, Komfort Partitioning’s knowledgeable and experienced specialists can help deliver your vision through its extensive contractor network. Think partitioning; think Komfort.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Yale Door and Window Solutions - Specifying Windows: Safety, Security, Means of Escape and Best Value
Specifying Windows: Safety, Security, Means of Escape and Best Value
Learn more about how to protect building users by specifying an appropriate level of security, and how to meet emergency escape requirements and minimise the risk of accidents and falls involving windows.

As the experts in home security, Yale provides up-to-date information to help architects select hardware that will not only successfully address safety, security and fire escape issues, but will also help maintain and improve their profession insight. With a combined total of more than 36 years’ industry experience, Yale's dedicated Specification Team is well-equipped to answer any safety or security question.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Newton Waterproofing Systems - Structural Waterproofing Design Strategies to BS 8102: 2009
Structural Waterproofing Design Strategies to BS 8102: 2009
Focuses on the different forms of structural waterproofing systems on the market and how to waterproof to achieve the environmental grades required within BS 8102:2009. Includes information on how combination waterproofing systems are specified for below-ground environments on both new-build and existing structures, and discusses how different waterproofing designs interface with below-ground structures.

Established in 1848, Newton provides the best solutions for protection of properties against damage from water leaks and dampness. Its advanced range of products are used to waterproof all elements of the structure – including basements, walls, decks, roofs and car parks. Typical Newton projects include commercial and residential developments, new-build and refurbishment, civil infrastructure projects and domestic basements.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Building Adhesives Ltd - Tiling Solutions for Heavily Trafficked Areas
Tiling Solutions for Heavily Trafficked Areas
Provides design and specification guidance on relevant codes of practice, explains tile adhesive technology and EN classifications, and provides further guidance on problem solving. Learn about the importance of specifying the correct tile type, incorporating movement joints and general design considerations for commercial projects with heavy traffic, such as airports, shopping centres and train stations.

Building Adhesives Ltd, or BAL, is a market-leader in the tiling sector, delivering innovative products and service solutions for more than 50 years. Whatever the tiling project, a BAL solution can be trusted for quality and lasting performance. BAL provides a complete specification service to architects and specifiers, including free NBS M20/M40 specification writing, technical advisory service and nationwide on-site project support team.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Heckmondwike FB - What to Consider When Specifying Fibre Bonded Carpets
What to Consider When Specifying Fibre Bonded Carpets
Seminar, by Heckmondwike FB
Specifying the correct fibre-bonded flooring product is essential to ensure all aspects of design are considered. Each product has special qualities that can affect a design, from anti-fray and ravel products to sound absorption qualities, and even how colour can have positive effects on the visually-impaired.

Heckmondwike Fb is a market leader in fibre-bonded flooring products. It has a long history, dating back to 1873, when the company produced high quality Axminster and Wilton carpets. Heckmondwike’s leading brand names have been showcase products since the 1960s.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 60-90 minutes.