RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Building envelope

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Glazing Vision Ltd - Approved Document K and Access Rooflights
Approved Document K and Access Rooflights
Seminar, by Glazing Vision Ltd
Offers greater insight into how the Building Regulations and Approved Document K: Protection From Falling, Collision and Impact affect the specification of access rooflights. Covers the following topics: what Approved Document K is, requirements for intended use, product types, integration into the building fabric, typical glass specifications and why they are used, safety and security features, and logistics.

Glazing Vision has worked closely with the architectural community for over 20 years, helping to demonstrate what’s possible using modern design and manufacturing techniques, and ensuring that architects and specifiers are fully aware of the latest Building Regulations and standards that affect the industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Kompozit'All UK - Design and Restoration of Chimney Flues and Ducts
Design and Restoration of Chimney Flues and Ducts
Seminar, by Kompozit'All UK
Covers the design and restoration of chimney flues and ducts, including sizing, design and all methods of construction and renovation. Also includes advice on ventilation requirements and terminals, and a comprehensive Q&A session.

Kompozitall UK Ltd has a technical panel to answer all your chimney-related questions. The company is committed to giving the best advice.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
CETCO - Exceptional Performance Systems in Below Ground Waterproofing
Exceptional Performance Systems in Below Ground Waterproofing
Seminar, by CETCO
Covers below-ground waterproofing in accordance with BS8102:2009, explaining the rationale and requirements of the standard, guiding the specifier through the necessary steps to achieve full compliance, and offering key reference points on the different options available. Focus is on the use of modern technologies for barrier systems in contaminated ground conditions (brownfield sites) to provide total long-term waterproofing protection.

CETCO offers a comprehensive range of active and passive waterproofing technologies for use in vertical and horizontal structural applications. Made with a combination of durable membranes and self-sealing properties, its advanced waterproofing products protect the integrity and function of foundations from hydrostatic pressure, contaminants, vapours and gases across a spectrum of geological, soil and environmental conditions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Radmat Building Products Ltd - Inverted Roofing: a guide to design & specification
Inverted Roofing: a guide to design & specification
Inverted roofing offers the facility to comply with Building Regulations Part L, Part M and NHBC requirements on roofs designed for amenity or aesthetics, such as podiums, balconies and terraces. This seminar discusses construction methods, design, performance, regulations and codes of practice, and enables the specifier to confidently evaluate products and write detailed specifications.

Radmat Building Products is an independent British company offering waterproofing and insulation systems that provide a lifetime’s protection for buildings. Its high-performance materials have been featured in some of the UK’s most prestigious building projects. Radmat Building Products is committed to providing superior roofing and structural waterproofing products with exceptional technical support.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Trespa UK Ltd - Ventilated Rainscreen Cladding
Ventilated Rainscreen Cladding
Seminar, by Trespa UK Ltd
Broaden your horizons in envelope design and discover the design options made possible with rainscreen cladding systems.

Trespa manufactures a versatile cladding for innovative and functional ventilated façade systems, balconies and sunblind solutions. Its panels can be used on their own or in combination with other materials. They are perfect to create one-of-a-kind effects, to determine the look and underline the qualities of a building. Available in a broad range of colours, finishes, sizes and thicknesses, Trespa next-generation cladding offers compelling aesthetics and near-limitless design options.

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