Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

RIBA Core Curriculum: Compliance

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Compliance – legal, regulatory and statutory framework and processes’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems Ltd - Access and the Equality Act
Access and the Equality Act
This storyboard presentation studies and demonstrates the benefits of automating entrances, using EN and BS standards as references. Considering typical applications in context, specifiers will gain a greater understanding of the legislative requirements and best-practice resolutions to common design concerns.

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of automated entrance solutions, offering world-leading products through direct consultation with industry experts. Specification professionals cover the UK and Ireland, supporting architects and design professionals at every stage of the concept and build process.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Marvin Architectural - CE Certification and how it Supersedes Existing Testing Procedures when Specifying Windows and Doors
CE Certification and how it Supersedes Existing Testing Procedures when Specifying Windows and Doors
This CPD seminar aims to advise and assist architects in raising awareness of CE certification of window and door elements, including compulsory tests undertaken and other important characteristics that form part of a typical specification.

Marvin Architectural specialises in superior and certified crafted wood, aluminium clad wood and fibreglass clad wood windows and doors. The company offers a turn-key service, from customised window design to full installation, in replacement projects, newbuilds and commercial developments.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Wykamol Group - Waterproofing for Newbuild, Below Ground Structures
Waterproofing for Newbuild, Below Ground Structures
Seminar, by Wykamol Group
This seminar provides an introduction to structural waterproofing systems and how to design a waterproofing system that complies with BS8102:2009 and, where required, NHBC Chapter 5.4. Emphasis is on newbuild structures (commercial and residential), in order that the waterproofing system will integrate fully with the below-ground structure.

Wykamol Group is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of specialist materials required for providing a complete structural waterproofing system. It offers BBA-certified solutions for waterproofing both newbuild and refurbishment projects, as well as a structural waterproofing design process.

Wykamol Group’s extensive range of structural waterproofing systems includes cavity drain membranes, cementitious solutions, liquid applied membranes and many sump and pump systems (both foul and groundwater), to deal with basements, tunnels, railway arches and underground car park situations. The company has a team of professional technical experts across the country that is able to offer advice and design input, whether in the case of a basement with a flooding problem or a listed building with dampness issues above ground.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.