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Live online seminars

Seminars presented via digital interactive platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and Microsoft Teams are now a commonplace alternative to face-to-face meetings. Here is just a small selection of what’s on offer at ribacpd.com. For an even greater choice, click on the search bar above.
A Strong Case for Specifying Exterior Steel Windows and Doors
A close look at the use of steel windows and doors that covers: the evolution of the steel window; different classes of steel window profiles and their capabilities; the features, benefits and design flexibility of steel windows and where steel windows and doors are best used; how the modern steel window compares to original period steel windows; how to correctly specify steel windows and doors; and, the sustainability benefits of using steel windows.

Crittall Windows has been manufacturing steel windows for 180 years and is a market leader in their bespoke design, manufacture, product innovation and development. Its processes and procedures have been assessed to meet the quality assurance standard ISO 9001 for the engineering and production of steel windows, doors and internal screens. Crittall products have been used in many high profile projects, including the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben), Tower Bridge, the BBC offices, Yale and Princeton Universities, and 300 Central Park West.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Applied Window Films - Benefits and Considerations
Online Learning, by Glass Films Europe
The benefits and considerations of applied window films. This seminar also addresses how to select the correct window film for your project, the health and safety aspects of window film, and new technologies such as cloaking film and how this can improve data privacy within the working environment.

Glass Films distributes decorative window films throughout Europe and the Gulf States. Its trade marked films are available in a wide variety of textures and designs at a fraction of the cost of laminated panels, patterned, or sand blasted glass. Its range features all types of window films, including decorative, stained glass, frosted, speciality, gradient, safety, light diffusing, rear projection, dry erase, architectural and exterior window films. All are available with up to 15 years manufacturer's warranty.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
High Performance Cladding Envelopes: Form, Legacy, Light
Seminar, by Euramax Corby Ltd
Discusses the most common coating options available for metal envelopes and explains the advantages of choosing coil-coating. Includes a lot of practical information on metal coating, including types, sustainability, warranty periods, reaction to fire, and the way that various pigments and base materials interact with light (using case study examples).

Euramax Coated Products is one of the most diverse full range coil-coaters in the world. With two manufacturing lines, each equipped with state-of-the-art coil-coating facilities, it provides one of the widest ranges of pre-coated coil and sheet materials available.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Introduction to Integrated Lighting Design
Online Learning, by CEDIA
Explore the power of integrated lighting and how the ‘feel’ of a space can be completely transformed by altering the intensity, placement and colour of light. Discover how integrated lighting design allows you to achieve this in a powerfully holistic manner. Topics covered include: the different types of lighting, and how to differentiate between lighting design techniques; the process of integrated lighting design and how it fits into the wider design process; the role light quality plays in lighting design; design considerations; and, when to involve a technology professional in the design process.

CEDIA is a leading global authority in home technology. It represents over 3,700 member companies that specialise in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. CEDIA members work with architects, specifiers, interior designers and developers to design and install suitable smart home systems, either at new build or refurbishment stage. Through education and training its members are equipped to provide advice on the solutions available that best meet clients' needs.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Precious Metals in Steel Windows and Doors
Seminar, by Secco
Discusses the application of integrated systems for doors, windows and shutters and façades in galvanized, stainless, Corten or weathering steel and brass, and how to guarantee maximum levels of sustainability, comfort and wellbeing.

Secco is an Italian leader in the production of systems for windows and doors made of galvanized steel, stainless steel, corten steel and brass.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A