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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.
ATLAS Sp. z o.o. - Render Choice Depending on the Environment Conditions
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.
Bereco Ltd - The New Part Q and What it Means for You
The New Part Q and What it Means for You
Seminar, by Bereco Ltd
This seminar introduces the enhanced security requirements for external windows and doors under the newest Building Regulations Part Q: Security-Dwellings. It defines easily accessible windows and doors as detailed in Approved Document Q; the required security performance for doors and windows, and correct specification to achieve full compliance with the new regulation.

Bereco is a leading supplier of high-performance, high-security, timber windows and doors. From ultra-modern new builds to architecturally sensitive period properties, Bereco has the product to suit any type of project. Manufactured from 100% pure FSC certified timber, all its products are supported by extensive warranties and are backed by independent certification from leading accreditation body Exova BM Trada.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Thermal Economics Ltd - Understanding Acoustics: Basic Principles of Designing and Specifying Separating Floor Solutions
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.