RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Rainscreen cladding

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Sorba UK Ltd - Design and Specification Considerations of Metal Rainscreen Facade Systems
Design and Specification Considerations of Metal Rainscreen Facade Systems
Seminar, by Sorba UK Ltd
A practical guide to the design parameters, materials and applications of metal rain screen façade solutions, primarily in an external environment.

Sorba specialises in façades, interiors and complete envelope packages within the construction and infrastructure sectors. Its installation engineers have years of experience and speak architects’ language. Its project managers take planning to a new level and are highly competent in project management, ensuring that deadlines are always met.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
James Hardie Building Products Ltd - Evolution of Rainscreen Facade Cladding
Evolution of Rainscreen Facade Cladding
Looks at the evolution of rainscreen cladding systems, their design purpose and the principles behind rainscreen systems and the use of fibre cement. Topics covered include: the origins and development of rainscreen systems (including examples), the purpose and benefits of rainscreen systems, design applications of fibre cement rainscreen solutions, and installation best practice (illustrated with case study examples).

James Hardie claims to have invented 7th generation fibre cement. Now, more than six million homes later, the James Hardie name is synonymous with quality, durability and design excellence across the globe. The company offers a range of interior and exterior products. Inspired by new technology and driven by a passion for design, James Hardie is constantly growing its extensive range of premium products.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
SPSenvirowall - Providing a Total Facade Solution
Providing a Total Facade Solution
Seminar, by SPSenvirowall
Offers an introduction to ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen, the different types of system used, how each interacts with different façades, and their individual thermal performance. This seminar also explores the legislation covering ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen products and systems, including key health, safety and environmental considerations.

A presentation that is ideally suited to the specifier wanting to know more about the range of façade solutions available for each ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen system.

SPSEnvirowall is a leading provider of products and solutions that enhance, protect and add value to buildings through innovation, technology, and know-how. SPSEnvirowall offers the specifier innovative third-party tested and certified solutions for external wall insulation systems, high-quality decorative renders, brick slips and external rainscreen cladding for new-build and refurbishment applications. SPSEnvirowall is continuously focused on providing better products, better buildings, and better lives.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Etex (Exteriors) UK - Rainscreen Facades: Principles and Design
Rainscreen Facades: Principles and Design
Make the correct design and specification decisions when choosing rainscreen cladding. This presentation explains the concept of fibre cement rainscreen cladding, its structural benefits and the advantages of some of the fixings and typical details encountered in these systems. Finally, it looks at different types of façade materials available.

Etex (Exteriors) UK offers a diverse portfolio of external fibre cement materials for architectural and residential applications.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour