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The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Alutec - Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions)
Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions)
Seminar, by Alutec
This seminar specifically addresses the unique benefits of aluminium eaves solutions. Aluminium rainwater systems offer distinct advantages over the use of more traditional materials, such as ease of installation, superb sustainability credentials and a vastly improved life expectancy of 50 years that is virtually maintenance free, making it the ideal material for specification and use in modern construction.

With an extensive portfolio of highly sustainable products, Alutec is a UK leader in innovative aluminium rainwater and fascia and soffit solutions. Committed to delivering the excellent service and technical expertise that only comes from partnering with a specialist manufacturer, Alutec offers a full range of services, from the development of initial designs, to the delivery of detailed estimates and on-site assistance.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Armstrong Ceilings Ltd - Ceiling Solutions for Education
Ceiling Solutions for Education
Discusses the new designs for schools and highlights how the specifier can meet acoustic and thermal requirements to create a more energy-efficient and comfortable learning environment.

As a market leader in the design and manufacture of suspended ceilings, Armstrong Ceilings has the products, experience and expertise to help create better learning environments within education premises. As well as mineral tiles, Armstrong Ceilings’ product portfolio includes materials such as metal, mesh metal, wood and wood-effect metal, as well as other ceiling options such as canopies, baffles and wall-to-wall ceiling solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
OAG Limited - Design and Specification: A Journey to Fire Resistant Glazing
Design and Specification: A Journey to Fire Resistant Glazing
Seminar, by OAG Limited
This CPD presentation provides an overview of glazed fire-resistant screens and doors, including today’s material choices, current building regulations and the relevant EN and BS standards. It covers the testing and assessment processes involved to ensure the effective passive fire protection of infrastructure and personnel, and how to maintain the integrity of your glazed fire barrier.

Thanks to its work on some of the UK’s most impressive structures, the name OAG has become synonymous with stunning architectural glass. OAG is passionate about delivering striking solutions that leave a lasting impression on anyone who sees them. When you work with OAG, its experts will become a part of your team, energising and bringing your vision to life, and helping you to give it that distinctive edge.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
2iM - Lead: Uniquely Recycled for a Better Informed Decision
Lead: Uniquely Recycled for a Better Informed Decision
Seminar, by 2iM
This presentation on the recycling and use of sheet and cast lead, in general and historic building renovation, provides an introduction to both lead recycling and various specialist technical services available when specifying rolled lead sheet conforming to BS EN 12588:2006.

2iM uses best available technology to produce quality British Standard lead from an end-of-life battery. The constituent components of the battery are used to maximum effect. Ninety-six per cent is recycled and returned to various industry sectors for re-use.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Style - Moveable Partition Specialists - Multi Functional Space
Multi Functional Space
A seminar that has been designed to inspire architects with totally new concepts in space division: covering design, features, benefits, structure, building interface, acoustic performance and criteria, finishes, health and safety, environmental issues and maintenance.

Style – Moveable Partition Specialists is a market leader in the moveable partitioning walls sector. It has won 13 FIS Contractor Awards (eight of them gold), and boasts market-leading environmental credentials with EPD certified products and ISO 14001:2004 accreditation. Style Partitions was a pioneer when it launched its operable wall products in the NBS National BIM Library. Style is also ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management systems, and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems accredited, and is an exclusive UK partner to several leading brands.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 35-40 minutes.