RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Showcase featured CPD

This month’s selection showcases the broad range of CPD materials available via ribacpd.com, from access control to water conservation. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Access Control: System Design Options
Seminar, by TDSi
Explores the benefits and practicalities of access control, and how it is enforced within the built environment. Includes a discussion on different modes of control, such as edge versus distributed intelligence, cloud versus server-based systems, and IP versus serial network connectivity, alongside different types of credentials, from cards to biometrics.

TDSi is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of integrated access control systems. TDSi protects and secures buildings, assets and people. The company offers peace of mind through its extensive range of readers, controllers and software systems – available around the world.

Duration: 30 minutes + Q&A
BREEAM and Water Conserving Design
A guide to how to interpret and comply with relevant BREEAM UK water regulations and standards. Also includes advice on how to effectively design water management systems and how the latest technology can help in this process, as well as BREEAM processes and the calculations used to assess water consumption using the WAT 01 classification.

The Ideal Standard international family of brands is one of the UK’s most enduring names in sanitaryware, with a manufacturing heritage dating back more than 200 years. The brands have unparalleled water management experience and are leading providers of innovative bathroom, healthcare and commercial washroom solutions.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A
Lime in Building Conservation
Seminar, by EcoRight Limited
Examines what lime is, the different types of lime, and its historical use. Also discusses hot mixed lime mortars, the performance and properties of lime, and design considerations.

EcoRight manufactures and supplies a range of lime based mortars, renders and plasters.

Duration: one hour + Q&A
Point Fixed Structural Glazing Systems
An overview of point fixed glazing, including what it is and how it's made. Also examines the main design principles of point fixed glazing, key performance criteria to consider, and case study examples showing point fixed glazing in situ.

Founded in 1826, Pilkington UK is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products. It produces a wide range of float, coated, laminated, fire-resistant and toughened glass products, including high-performance IGUs and structural glazing.

Highly focused on quality and service, Pilkington works continuously to improve its product offering – passing on the benefits of its technical ability and innovation to you.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A
Pumping Stations
Seminar, by T-T
An overview of foul and drainage pumping stations, including why we need pumping stations and how they work, design considerations, private versus adoptable pumping stations, a review of the sewers for adoption, and an introduction to DSG (Design Construction Guidance). Also includes advice on the importance of maintenance for handover to water companies, and relevant regulations and standards.

T-T Pumps provides complete foul and drainage pumping solutions, from concept to commissioning. With thousands of pumping stations successfully installed throughout the UK, T-T Pumps inspires complete confidence.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A