RIBA CPD Showcase

Featured CPD

Asphalt and ceramics, steel doors and steel rainwater systems, and poured insulation and powder coatings – our featured CPD section remains as varied as ever. Most CPD materials are available online, but this is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest, click on the link and check.
Details how steel doors help meet regulatory and legislative obligations, security and fire protection requirements. Also covers technical specifications, bespoke options, how to integrate steel doors with your project’s sustainability and inclusivity goals, and more specialist options such as insurance certified blast resistance, acoustic and thermal needs.

HAG specialises in delivering comprehensive property protection solutions, focusing on security, fire, automatic and environmental doors. Founded in 1983, HAG is a certified FIRAS installer. Its diverse product range positions it uniquely to provide customised security solutions for domestic, commercial, and industrial premises.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by CEMEX UK
A practical guide to specifying more sustainable asphalt, and to identifying how and where alternative materials and concrete components may meet a project’s sustainability objectives. Also discusses new and emerging technologies.

With over 100 years’ experience and 60,000 employees in 50-plus countries, CEMEX is one of the world’s leading suppliers of building materials and surfacing solutions, including ready-mixed concrete, mortar, screeds, aggregates, asphalt, cement, roof tiles, concrete blocks and rail sleepers.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Energystore Ltd
Explores the manufacture, installation and characteristics of poured insulation as a replacement for more traditional insulation methods. Also discusses its advantages in different situations, including carbon reduction and non combustibility.

With over 40 years’ experience, Energystore is a leading manufacturer of high performance EPS (expanded polystyrene) bead insulation products serving the UK and Irish construction industry. Energystore’s mission is to challenge conventional thinking and create innovative products that shape the way we live and build in the future.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Solus Ceramics Ltd
A detailed assessment of the climate crisis and the role that ceramics can play in creating sustainable buildings.

Solus Ceramics is an established porcelain, ceramic, glass, metal, anti-slip, eco and natural stone tile supplier with a portfolio of over 60,000 products directly sourced from manufacturing partners across Europe. Solus Ceramics will visit any site given 24 hours’ notice and can provide technical advice, whether it’s at the start, middle or end of a project.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Lindab Ltd
Examines rainwater drainage system options, including: how to select the right materials; their benefits and design flexibility; basic calculations needed when designing to British standards; detailing; and, common issues and their solutions, including curved buildings, sustainable urban drainage (SuDS) and protection from vandals.

Lindab develops, manufactures, markets and distributes products and system solutions in sheet metal and steel for simplified construction and improved indoor climate. The company employs more than 4,000 people and has an international presence in over 30 countries. Lindab offers real and sustainable alternatives to less environmentally-friendly products such as plastic, without compromising performance.

Duration: 45-60 minutes, plus Q&A
Learn about the differences between powder coatings and liquid paint, including their manufacturing requirements, design opportunities and constraints, longevity and value, and sustainability credentials.

IGP Powder Coatings is a multi-national company specialising in the development, production and distribution of powder coating solutions for surface applications in architecture, industry and transport, as well as wood-based materials. IGP powder coatings enhance façades, furniture, window frames, vehicles, and a host of other products by providing a protective, aesthetic finish.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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