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Sustainable Architecture

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Sustainable architecture’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic.
Baumit Ltd - EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Seminar, by Baumit Ltd
Examines the effectiveness of external wall insulation (EWI) with supporting research and case studies. A practical guide to EWI, this presentation will help the specifier to better understand the range of EWI options available to them, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Baumit is one of Europe’s leading construction materials brands, offering an extensive range of innovative, tried-and-tested products including BBA-approved EWI systems, façade renders, paints and healthy living indoor plasters.
Baumit is committed to helping designers create beautiful, energy-efficient and healthy buildings.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Porcelanosa Grupo - High-tech Porcelain Rainscreen
High-tech Porcelain Rainscreen
Seminar, by Porcelanosa Grupo
Offers guidance on specifying eco-friendly products. Covers materials typically used in bathrooms and how to reduce their impact on the environment by reducing their water consumption and carbon footprint. Also includes advice on how eco products work, how none eco products can be adapted to be more eco-friendly, the economic impact of eco products, and BREEAM and LEED.
Porcelanosa is a company in a constant state of evolution, developing and applying new technologies to produce attractive bathroom products. Porcelanosa is committed to the ten principles of the UN’s Global Compact. The company’s mission is to achieve excellence and improve quality of life. Its strategy is based around four ‘pillars’: research and development and innovation, design, customer experience, and ecological awareness.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30-40 minutes
Addagrip Terraco Ltd - SuDS Compliant External Resin Bound Surfacing
SuDS Compliant External Resin Bound Surfacing
A practical guide to resin bound porous surfacing and tree pit surfacing systems. Discover more about specifications, base build-ups, certification and SuDS requirements. Features a comprehensive Q&A, including the option to discuss the specific requirements of your own live and ongoing projects.
Addagrip Terraco is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality external and internal resin surfacing solutions, and was among the first to achieve BBA accreditation for its range of resin bound porous surfacing products. The company offers surfacing solutions for both residential and commercial projects.
Part of the Terraco Group, Addagrip Terraco is currently celebrating 40 years in the resin industry.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
ThermoSphere - Sustainable Residential Heating
Sustainable Residential Heating
Seminar, by ThermoSphere
This seminar focusses on sustainable heating design and how it impacts the overall energy efficiency and feel of a home. As well as looking at the different methods of heating a residential property, it takes a detailed look at specific electric underfloor heating floor build-ups that solve many of the heating challenges found around the home (as well as providing acoustic benefits).
ThermoSphere transforms spaces into environments of pure comfort. It maximises available living space and helps to create healthy, affordable, energy-efficient places in which to live, work and play.
Driven by conversations with customers, installers and homeowners, ThermoSphere’s electric heating solutions are beautifully simple to specify, install and use.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour