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Design, construction and technology

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Design, construction and technology’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Nicholson STS - Going Through the Roof: Key Considerations for Specifiers Around the Issue of Roof Penetrations
Going Through the Roof: Key Considerations for Specifiers Around the Issue of Roof Penetrations
Seminar, by Nicholson STS
Offers an insight into roof level service penetrations and key factors to consider when maintaining those all-important weathering layers where ducts, pipes and cables exit the riser onto the roof. Identifies essential methods and protocols for the effective execution of this often-challenging detail.
Nicholson is a manufacturer and supplier of functional and innovative roofing systems to the construction and renewable energy industries. Its brands are widely recognised as providing go-to solutions for common roof construction details, while its expertise covers weathering service penetrations at roof level, roof void ventilation and making structural connections through the waterproofing layer.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Sylan - Innovation in Flush Fronted Washrooms
Innovation in Flush Fronted Washrooms
Seminar, by Sylan
A practical guide to correctly specifying flush-fronted washrooms. Includes information on: key material finishes available, their features and benefits, and how they can influence washroom design; how the selection of fixing systems can impact on the design of high-end, flush-fronted washrooms; budgeting and value engineering; equality and accessibility considerations, and; the advantages of specifying tried and tested systems.
Sylan is a leading manufacturer of flush-fronted washroom cubicles. With over 30 years’ experience, Sylan is available in six impressive material options and has been designed to set the heart racing. The comprehensive product range includes WC and changing cubicles, ducting and vanity units. Sylan not only looks the part, but will also withstand the test of time, supported by a 10-year guarantee.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Bulthaup GmbH & Co KG - Living Spaces
Living Spaces
Offers an insight into both the production technologies used by a premium kitchen manufacturer and the materials it uses (including veneer, solid wood, laminate, lacquer and aluminium). Discover how laser edge welding and seamless monobloc manufacturing are incorporated into the production process. Also provides practical guidance on kitchen planning and design using case study examples.
For 70 years, Bulthaup has delivered its own unique brand of design precision: unmistakable kitchen and living spaces planned holistically to complement the individual requirements of both building and customer. For Bulthaup, precision means superlative expertise, unrivalled quality and technical perfection.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
asecos Ltd - MatSafe - Hazardous Material Storage
MatSafe - Hazardous Material Storage
Seminar, by asecos Ltd
Are you involved in laboratory planning? Do you understand the current legislation relevant to hazardous material storage? Are you aware of integrated cabinet solutions for storage? Whatever your responses to the above, this seminar will guide you through the process of ensuring that you have the correct information to make appropriate recommendations to your clients.
Asecos is a world-leading manufacturer of hazardous material storage solutions. With a wealth of experience in this market, Asecos can offer detailed training and the benefit of its specialist knowledge through its Asecos Academy. Its highly trained staff also offer guidance on the entire hazardous material handling work-flow process.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Delta Membrane Systems Ltd - Reducing Risk in Type C Systems Using Predictive Maintenance
Reducing Risk in Type C Systems Using Predictive Maintenance
Explores the complexities of waterproofing below ground structures and methods of reducing the risk to end-users/customers. By focusing on BS8102:2009 and its criteria, this CPD seminar offers an insight into basement drainage, water ingress, principles of waterproofing design and product selection.
Delta Membrane Systems offers a full range of waterproofing and damp proofing solutions for architects, specifiers, developers, contractors and homeowners on new, retrofit, refurbishment and flood resilience projects. Delta Membranes also supplies membranes that protect structures from harmful ground gases such as radon, carbon dioxide, methane and hydrocarbons. With over 125 years of manufacturing experience Delta Membranes is your invaluable partner on every project.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
GeoSmart Information Limited - Sustainable Drainage Systems – An Introduction to SuDS for Property Professionals
Sustainable Drainage Systems – An Introduction to SuDS for Property Professionals
Introduces the principles of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), including what they are, how they work and why they’re needed. Also provides guidance regarding SuDS, how it could affect property developments and the help that is available for implementing SuDS. Examples and case studies are included.
GeoSmart Information supports architects, property developers, planning consultants, insurance providers, lawyers, local authorities and infrastructure owners in managing the impact of future risks to the environment (specifically climate change) on existing land and water.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Aluprof UK - Thermal Design Choices for Aluminium Fenestration Systems
Thermal Design Choices for Aluminium Fenestration Systems
Article, by Aluprof UK
There are various ways to insulate aluminium to ensure thermal efficiency. This seminar examines both the history of aluminium thermal-breaks and current cutting-edge technologies, before discussing how to select the correct type of thermal break for each project type.
Aluprof is one of the leading European distributors of aluminium systems for the construction industry. Ranges include windows, doors and façade systems. With a large logistical base, state-of-the-art machinery and extensive finishing plants, Aluprof offers customers complete flexibility and first-class customer service.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes