RIBA CPD Showcase

Live and online seminars

RIBA assessed and approved CPD materials are available in a wide variety of formats, including live interactive and online learning (non-interactive) presentations. Here is just a selection of what’s on offer. For an even greater choice, click on the search bar above.
Online Learning, by Finnmark Limited
An educational guide on how to build, use and get the most from a Finnish sauna. Also covers the wide range of health benefits that frequent sauna use brings. Includes guidance on correct specification, ventilation and insulation, the importance of bench heights and layout, and maintenance issues.

Finnmark Sauna is home to the finest quality Finnish-made and designed sauna equipment in the UK. Finnmark specialises in authentic Finnish sauna installations, sauna cabins, wood burning and electric sauna heaters, as well as sauna parts and accessories. It supplies everything needed to make that dream sauna a reality, whether it's just equipment or a full installation. Let Finnmark know your requirements and it will happily adapt to your specific needs.

Duration: 1-2 hours, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by Lightwave RF Technology Ltd
Home automation systems are rapidly becoming a vital (and more accessible) tool in the race to reach net zero, helping to drastically reduce energy wastage in domestic and commercial spaces. This webinar explores the energy saving opportunities that advanced smart home systems present, including device-level energy monitoring and programmable automations. This means that energy data from individual lighting circuits, appliances and heating devices can be used to understand consumption behaviour and automate even more efficient ways to reduce energy wastage.

Lightwave provides smart home solutions to control and monitor heating, lighting, power and security through a wide variety of devices. Its hard- and software is designed, engineered, serviced and supported in the UK. The Lightwave system is completely modular and scalable, from one device to an entire home, using a simple retrofit solution. Lightwave products monitor energy usage at device level, enabling users to both lower energy costs and reduce their environmental impact. They’re designed with a high-end look and feel, and come in a choice of quality finishes. Products integrate with Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Samsung SmartThings, as well as other premium home automation brands such as Control4, ELAN, Savant and RTI.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by GROHE Ltd
Looks at why we need to save water from a global perspective, before focussing on: the specific requirements of BREEAM, LEED, Estidama and the Code for Sustainable Homes accreditation; water saving solutions at each of the four main water drawn points (shower, basin, WC and kitchen); where rainwater and grey water recycling is appropriate for various applications, and how to recycle grey water in a domestic and hotel environment; and, touch-free public washroom solutions, including infra-red, self-closing taps and flushing controls.

GROHE AG is one of Europe’s largest and the world’s leading single-brand manufacturers and suppliers of sanitary fittings. GROHE products guarantee a perfect water flow to deliver a superior water experience at all draw-off points: shower, bath, basin, WC and kitchen. GROHE offers German engineering excellence and multi-award winning design combined with the additional core values of quality, technology and responsibility. GROHE AG's innovation, design and development resources are based in Germany, which is also the company's manufacturing base (with three plants).

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
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