RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Design, construction and technology

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Design, construction and technology’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic, one of ten topics covering skills that architects need to practice now and in the future. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and 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.
A Guide to Appropriate and Effective Perimeter Security
Seminar, by Jacksons Fencing
Discusses perimeter security and key considerations when selecting and specifying the most appropriate solutions for different circumstances. Topics covered include perimeter security design and installation (specifically fencing, gates and vehicle barriers), relevant standards, how materials and their treatment can affect the resilience and performance of perimeter security products, the range of products available, and the importance of proper inspection, maintenance and repair to the integrity of perimeter security products.

Jacksons Fencing is a leading UK designer, manufacturer and installer of innovative, high-quality timber and steel fencing, gates, acoustic barriers, automation, access control, and integrated, high security perimeter solutions. It offers a market-leading 25-year guarantee against rot, insect attack, corrosion and rust. Jacksons Fencing’s high security portfolio includes government approved products (CPNI), LPS 1175 A1-E10 (SR1-SR5) security rated and Secured by Design approved fencing and gates, as well as PAS 68 crash rated bollards, road blockers and gates. Its timber range includes fence panels to suit all types of residential development, school and commercial premises.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Perimeter Security and Integrated Systems
Seminar, by Zaun Limited
A look at the specification of physical and technological perimeter security products. Covers: current threats to different types of building and sites; the various perimeter security products available, including intruder detection and deterrent systems and integrated security technology products; how to select the right product based on the security threats and risks associated with a site; combining technological with physical security; and, how installation can impact budget and how to save money by choosing the right solution.

One of the largest and most dynamic British manufacturers of sports fencing and high security perimeter protection systems, Zaun offers a comprehensive range of solutions to combat today’s rapidly changing security threats. Independently tested to the most stringent standards, Zaun systems protect sites of critical national importance on a global scale. Zaun sports product ranges include MUGAs and pitch, court and pool fencing, while its perimeter product ranges include temporary perimeter fencing, permanent security fencing, high security fencing, railings and gates.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Specifying, Installing and Maintaining Ironmongery for Fire Doors
Seminar, by GEZE UK Ltd
Explains the importance of fire safety on manual doors and their various components. Topics covered include: what a fire door is; the various components of a fire door and how they work; why smoke is so dangerous; and, relevant standards and regulations.

Founded in 1863, GEZE is a world leader in door and window control systems. Having invested millions in research, development and manufacture, GEZE continues to set the standard for advanced door and window control technology. Naturally, it’s ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 accredited.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A