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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Fosroc Ltd - Below Ground Waterproofing in Accordance with BS8102
Below Ground Waterproofing in Accordance with BS8102
Seminar, by Fosroc Ltd
A summary of the scope and key values of BS8102:2009 and how to apply them, including: the correct approach to specifying below ground waterproofing solutions; an overview of the performance levels (grades) required for various finished internal environments; an examination of types A, B and C waterproofing, and a discussion of the risks and consequences of inadequate or inappropriate waterproofing solutions.

Fosroc is a leading manufacturer and supplier of construction materials, offering a full specification and CAD detailing service through its Specification Hub. Working with architects, the Specification Hub team ensures that the correct materials are specified, and innovative solutions developed for projects as varied as the Underhill Passivhaus and deep basement structures on the Northern Line Extension.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Icynene Spray Foam Insulation System - Control of Air Leakage - Referencing Part L of the Building Regulations
Control of Air Leakage - Referencing Part L of the Building Regulations
An introduction to spray foam insulation for residential, commercial and industrial uses, and its benefits in terms of thermal insulation, air tightness, acoustic performance and moisture management. The presentation covers product types and applications, the advantages of airtightness and the huge role air movement plays in condensation control.

This CPD will be delivered by either Paddy Leighton or Gerry Sheridan, both of whom have architectural and engineering qualifications as well as more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Calor Gas Ltd - LPG Off-grid Gas Supply
LPG Off-grid Gas Supply
Seminar, by Calor Gas Ltd
Explains where LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) and LNG (liquefied natural gas) can be installed as an alternative to oil, the factors that affect their use, environmental benefits and financial incentives. It will help specifiers to: understand the types of LPG available; learn about underground LPG gas tanks as a discreet gas storage option that does not detract from a development’s aesthetics; examine how standard house designs may be used for LPG due to same size boilers; identify where LPG may be physically installed by examining siting and safety issues; recognise the environmental benefits and financial incentives for using LPG, including the Green Deal and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), and; appreciate LNG as an off-grid energy solution for large industrial customers.

Founded in 1935, Calor is a leading LPG supplier for homes and businesses that are located off the gas grid. Calor operates a nationwide distribution network, providing customers with peace of mind when it comes to their gas supply. It also provides a free, no-obligation survey, planning advice and quotation service.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Cellecta Ltd - Sound Proofing Insulation Solutions
Sound Proofing Insulation Solutions
Online Learning, by Cellecta Ltd
Find out more about sound proofing and compliance with Part E/Section 5 of the Building Regulations. Includes methods of compliance, pre-completion testing, new build, refurbishment and conversion projects, as well as suitable solutions for floors, walls and ceilings.

Cellecta is one of the UK's largest manufacturers of environmentally-friendly high-performance acoustic and thermal insulation products.

Approximate duration: 17 minutes.