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Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both brand new and newly-revised CPD materials.
Render Choice Depending on the Environment Conditions
Article, by ATLAS Sp. z o.o.
Rendering may seem like an easy part of construction works, but if one takes a closer look at the subject it is nothing like that. Building location, purpose or characteristics have an immense influence on render selection. This article provides the specifier with information on how to choose the most appropriate type of render depending on the particular conditions.

Atlas is one of the largest Polish manufacturers of building chemicals. Thanks to its qualified staff, state of the art manufacturing plants, and company-owned raw material mines, Atlas is able to provide contractors with high quality building products at a reasonable price. Atlas products include thermal insulation systems, renders, adhesives for tiles, grouts, waterproofing insulation, paints and much more.

Approximate reading time: 15 minutes.
Understanding Acoustics: Basic Principles of Designing and Specifying Separating Floor Solutions
When designing or specifying an acoustic separating floor a basic understanding of the subject is imperative. This CPD seminar provides an overview of the basic acoustic principles to consider, the regulations that one must work to, and the advantages/disadvantages of common acoustic materials used in the UK.

Thermal Economics is an insulation leader in thermal and acoustic solutions for the construction market. As specialists in this field with over 30 years’ success, it continuously invests in R&D to provide innovative and high-performance solutions that remain cost-effective, as well as meet and exceed building regulation requirements.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40-45 minutes.