Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Showcase featured CPD

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Forbo Flooring Systems UK Ltd - Entrance Flooring Systems: Complying with relevant legislation and guidelines
Entrance Flooring Systems: Complying with relevant legislation and guidelines
Online Learning, by Forbo Flooring Systems UK Ltd
This online learning seminar provides: an insight into the reasons for using an entrance flooring system and the benefits to the end-user, an appreciation of the factors affecting selection, and the need to consider selection from the beginning of the design process. It also offers guidance on identifying which system a specifier might need, explains the cost savings and benefits of installing entrance systems, and demonstrates the various options to suit different needs and budgets.

Forbo Flooring leads the UK entrance flooring market with a fully integrated range of products to meet every aesthetic and technical specification. Its award-winning systems are renowned for their quality, longevity and effectiveness.

Approximate duration: 45 minutes.
Idealcombi A/S - Good Window and Door Design to Meet Legislative Requirements
Good Window and Door Design to Meet Legislative Requirements
Seminar, by Idealcombi A/S
This seminar looks at the legislative factors affecting the design and specification of windows and doors, and highlights items that should be considered at the early design stages. Examples include: guarding, ventilation, thermal performance, solar gain, cleaning and maintenance, Lifetime Homes and Secured by Design. It also offers advice on potential conflicts between different requirements, and therefore what to look out for.

Idealcombi designs, develops and manufactures high quality windows and doors in a very contemporary style. Idealcombi windows and doors are the next generation in terms of energy efficiency and longevity.

With more than 40 years’ experience in the fenestration industry the company can help architects with any size project, from domestic self builds to high-rise commercial buildings.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
RIDI Spectral Lighting - LED Fundamentals
LED Fundamentals
This CPD seminar provides an overview of the fundamental technology and usage of LEDs. It includes the theory behind how LEDs work, their advantages and some common pitfalls, and how to avoid the latter. It also shows how LEDs are fundamentally changing the process of luminaire design and manufacture.

RIDI Lighting is a German lighting manufacturer with more than 60 years’ experience. Over the last few years the company has invested heavily in LED board manufacturing equipment and has successfully transitioned its range to this new technology.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour,
UZIN - Modern Installation Systems for Tiles & Natural Stone
Modern Installation Systems for Tiles & Natural Stone
Seminar, by UZIN
Do you know much about flooring? Do you want to know how to expedite projects with short time frames, reduce costs or easily gain BREEAM certification? This seminar shows you how. It provides a detailed overview of the correct specification process for perfect flooring installations.

It takes a high degree of effort and creativity to fulfil the vision you have given your clients. It requires attention to detail and an uncompromising requirement for project-specific solutions. UZIN promises that its product systems are of the highest quality, and are safe for the environment. It promises to be there for you, offering you the highest level of technical support.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30-45 minutes.