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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.
Gilgen Door Systems UK Ltd - Design Implications when Specifying Automatic Entrance Doors
Design Implications when Specifying Automatic Entrance Doors
Select and specify the correct door for any commercial or public sector building with confidence. This seminar looks at EN16005, which deals with door safety, as well as discussing the implications of Building Regulations Parts M, B and L. All automatic door types are covered, allowing the architect to consider the full range of options available.

Since 1961 Gilgen Door Systems has set the standard for door automation. Swiss design and innovation, combined with a meticulous eye for detail, result in Gilgen door systems delivering unrivalled performance, durability, functionality and style.

Gilgen automatic doors are designed, manufactured and installed to EN16005 guidelines. The company also manufactures automatic sliding doors compliant with PAS24:2016.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Fosroc Ltd - Making Good: Concrete Repairs in Accordance with BS EN 1504
Making Good: Concrete Repairs in Accordance with BS EN 1504
Seminar, by Fosroc Ltd
Introduces the key factors to consider when specifying a concrete repair. Topics covered include assessing the structure, selecting the correct repair materials and application method, and protecting the building from future degradation. Illustrated with relevant case studies, this seminar advises architects on how to correctly specify concrete repair products with confidence and within project parameters.

In the space of little more than 80 years, Fosroc has developed into an international industry leader, delivering constructive project solutions across a broad range of market sectors. Fosroc was a pioneer of genuine concrete repair materials and, as such, has been repairing concrete structures for over half a century. Its experience and involvement in thousands of projects has resulted in its being able to deliver unrivalled support, from specification to project completion.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 50 minutes
Forterra Building Products - Material Specification and Workmanship
Material Specification and Workmanship
Covers design and construction using clay masonry alongside details of all relevant regulations. Learn more about: brick specification, manufacturing techniques and the physical properties of clay bricks in the UK, British Standard BS EN 771 1 and its influence on brick specification, how to specify the correct brick to suit a building’s geographic location, brick positioning within the structure and architectural detailing within masonry façades, best practice clay masonry design and detailing, and onsite issues such as storage, protection and construction of clay masonry.

Forterra is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of clay and concrete building products used extensively within the construction sector. The company employs more than 1,900 people across 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK. It is the second largest brick and aircrete block manufacturer in the country, and the only producer of the iconic London Brick.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Triton Systems - Type B Waterproofing BS8102
Type B Waterproofing BS8102
Seminar, by Triton Systems
A seminar on structural waterproofing below ground, including guidance on how to comply with BS8102. Discusses the benefits of different structural waterproofing systems and specific design criteria and details. Also examines relevant industry codes and standards, including BS8102:2009, BSEN1992 Part 1 and Part 3 and NHBC Chapter 5.4, and the intricacies of concrete and structural steel design in relation to structural waterproofing.

Triton Systems is a highly specialised organisation that has focused on structural waterproofing and remedial property treatments for over 40 years. The company has extensive CSSW expertise in new build as well as retrofit waterproofing.

Triton Systems manufactures a wide range of products, including an active concrete waterproofing admix that remains permanently active, healing concrete cracks for the life of the structure.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-50 minutes