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The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Ronacrete Ltd - Concrete Repair and Protection to BS EN 1504
Concrete Repair and Protection to BS EN 1504
Seminar, by Ronacrete Ltd
Discusses the correct practices involved in carrying out a successful concrete repair and how specify the correct products to avoid future problems. Also details the causes of concrete contamination which can lead to failure within the concrete structure.

Ronacrete is a manufacturer of specialist chemicals for use in the construction industry. Since 1969 it has been specified on some of the most recognisable structures in the UK and Far East. Ronacrete has obtained BS EN ISO 9001, BS EN ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations, thus ensuring that its products are manufactured in a safe, quality-controlled environment.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-50 minutes.
Philips Lighting University - Light Bytes
Light Bytes
Online Learning, by Philips Lighting University
A series of recorded webinars produced by lighting professionals and touching on various lighting-related topics.

As a service to lighting professionals, Philips Lighting has created the Lighting University. Philips Lighting University partners with leading experts to bring you up-to-date information and valuable inspiration. There is a complete range of educational resources. Choose from webinars, videos, courses, publications and events.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Instarmac Group plc - Paving the Way: The Benefits of BS 7533
Paving the Way: The Benefits of BS 7533
Offers an introduction to BS 7533, rigid and flexible construction, what problems can arise when not adhering to BS 7533 and other materials to be considered – such as resinous mortars, sand stabiliser and vertical stone adhesives.

Instarmac is a multi-award-winning market-leading company – a specialist in the manufacture and distribution of cement-based products to the world markets for over 40 years. Instarmac is committed to providing high specification products that are durable, proven and independently tested, backed by first-class customer, technical, site and marketing support.

Approximate reading time: 45 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
Learn how to identify the most suitable types of doorset for both the NHS and private healthcare sectors. Durability, hygiene, HTM, HBM and DDA compliance are emphasised. This seminar also examines fire ratings and compartmentalisation, ethics and sustainability, before comparing PVC encapsulated doorsets with laminated, wooden and paint grade doorsets.

Working closely with architects and clients to learn and stay up-to-date with industry trends and needs resulted in SDS becoming a leading provider of PVC doorsets in the UK private healthcare sector. SDS provides doors, IPS, wall protection and cladding. It is also extremely successful in fire compartmentalisation works in the healthcare sector, as well as in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, retail, education and food industries.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Carea Ltd - The Path to Compliance for Impact Resistance of Facades
The Path to Compliance for Impact Resistance of Facades
Seminar, by Carea Ltd
Practical guidance on impact resistance for cladding products according to the current European and British Standards.

CAREA is a leading manufacturer of cladding products and solutions. The company has over 30 years’ experience in the manufacture and supply of solutions for rainscreen cladding, panelling and surfacing.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes .
Gradus - The Specification and Design Considerations of Wall, Corner and Door Protection Systems
The Specification and Design Considerations of Wall, Corner and Door Protection Systems
Seminar, by Gradus
Make the most effective decisions when specifying interior wall protection systems.

Gradus is a market-leading interior contract solutions provider, with an outstanding reputation for quality products built over 50 years. Gradus offers a project management and installation service for its wall protection, barrier matting systems and LED lighting in the UK. It has experience in commercial offices, education, healthcare and retail, and its products have been installed in many prestigious projects worldwide.

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