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!

Showcase featured CPD

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Euroclad Ltd - Evolution of Cladding
Evolution of Cladding
Seminar, by Euroclad Ltd
Ever wondered where cladding came from and where it is going? This forward-thinking CPD seminar draws inspiration from the history of cladding to point the way to the future, explaining the many advances in technology, performance and manufacturing. Detailing how cladding has evolved to meet the changing demands of building specification, this is an informative and useful seminar for any architectural professional.

Euroclad is the UK's home-grown, innovative supplier of metal roof and wall products that provide exceptional acoustic and thermal performance for the life of a building. Products are sustainably credible with proven routes for recycling and disposal. Euroclad listens to the needs of its customers and offers high performance, cost-effective solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Strada Architectural Hardware - Ironmongery Package Specification CPD: The Beginnings
Ironmongery Package Specification CPD: The Beginnings
A seminar to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes regarding new materials, technologies, building regulations and legislation related to ironmongery.

Strada Architectural Hardware is a specifier and manufacturer of bespoke ironmongery for the luxury residential and hospitality markets.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Silent Gliss Ltd - Solar Control in Modern Interiors
Solar Control in Modern Interiors
Seminar, by Silent Gliss Ltd
A seminar covering all aspects of solar technology, including the increased importance of solar protection (particularly in the workplace), identifying key aspects affected by European legislation. It advises on internal shading solutions and the effect of screen fabrics on factors such as solar gain, natural light, eye comfort, heat protection and contrast vision. Finally, it explores the ‘route to specification’ when specifying window treatments.

Silent Gliss Ltd manufactures window treatments for the high-end contract and residential market. Its extensive product range includes roller blinds, curtain tracks and the Wave curtain heading system. Silent Gliss has over 50 years’ experience in large commercial installations, including hotel, healthcare and office projects. It offers full project support from design, technical planning and installation, backed by a five-year guarantee.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.