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Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both brand new and recently-revised CPD materials.
Designing to Zero Carbon: Regulations, Future Homes Standard and RIBA Climate Challenge 2030
Seminar, by Xtratherm UK Ltd
This seminar introduces the latest Part L1A 2013 targets and corresponding specifications, demonstrating that a fabric-first approach for the designer (to achieve fabric performance with a low thermal bridging factor) is the best route to achieve compliance for the specifier. The seminar also examines specification changes that are expected in the near future to achieve new Passive level performance and NZEB standards.

Xtratherm is a leading insulation manufacturer, committed to supporting the construction industry in the delivery of low- and zero-carbon buildings. The company works with industry professionals to help close the gap between design and actual performance on site. From design stage to the delivery of ‘A’ rated buildings, construction professionals can rely on the expertise and support of the Xtratherm team.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
How to Specify Wood Veneer
Seminar, by Decospan NV
Discover the wide range of possibilities wood veneer provides. Find out what wood veneer is, what determines its look (wood species, slicing and jointing techniques), current trends, and which wood veneered products are most suited to various projects.

Decospan is a European market leader in the manufacture of wood veneered products, including panels and flooring. It offers a complete consultancy, education and technical support service to specifiers.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 60-90 minutes.
The Benefits of Lime Mortar
Seminar, by Limetec
An interactive seminar featuring samples of lime mortar materials that explains the benefits of their use in building renovation, restoration and sustainability.

Limetec is one of the UK’s leading providers of traditional eco-friendly hydraulic lime-based products for historic buildings and refurbishment projects. Its traditional hydraulic lime mortars are ready-mixed; perfect for conservation projects on historic buildings, new homes and mainstream commercial applications.

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