RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

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The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
NUDURA Inc - An Overview of Insulated Formwork (ICFs) - A Permanent Solution
An Overview of Insulated Formwork (ICFs) - A Permanent Solution
Seminar, by NUDURA Inc
When building with ICF (Insulated Concrete Formwork), low energy architecture doesn’t have to equate to design limitations. This CPD seminar answers the question, “What is insulated concrete formwork?” before covering the different types of ICF and their benefits, including disaster resilience, design capabilities, building types and applications, the construction process, regulations and standards, sustainable advantages (BREEAM/CSH/LEED) and useful design resources, including BIM. It also includes a case study featuring an award-winning project.

NUDURA’s unique ICF technology creates limitless possibilities for designing low-energy buildings, speeds up the construction process and reduces waste. NUDURA is a global leader in the design and manufacture of ICF products for residential, commercial and municipal buildings, and many other structure types that need minimal maintenance and that may benefit from improved indoor air quality.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
SATRA - Fire Classification and CE Marking of Floorcoverings
Fire Classification and CE Marking of Floorcoverings
Seminar, by SATRA
Learn more about the differences between a fire classification and the requirements for CE marking a product, and develop a greater understanding of the documents that should be available with a certified floorcovering product, what the Construction Products Regulation is and why building projects should use CE marked products.

SATRA is a leading research and technology organisation specialising in product safety, testing and certification.

SATRA is notified under the EU Construction Products Regulation and works with floorcoverings manufacturers enabling them to CE mark their products. Based in the UK, and with facilities in Europe and China, SATRA is integral to the global supply chains of many floorcovering manufacturers.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Q-railing - The Specifier’s Guide to Frameless Glass Balustrades
The Specifier’s Guide to Frameless Glass Balustrades
Seminar, by Q-railing
Discover the types of frameless systems available, learn how they are fixed, evaluate how different types of glass influence loadings and safety, examine capping/handrail options and fixings, review applicable regulations and standards, and analyze case studies.

Q-railing – an innovator in the field of railing systems – provides complete solutions that are instantly recognizable for their high quality, unique design and unparalleled performance. With any residential, public or commercial institution Q-railing rises to levels of competence and service that are unrivalled in the industry. Q-railing systems are tested and approved according to the main European building codes and standards.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
TigerTurf (UK) Ltd - TigerTurf Blog on Synthetic Grass
TigerTurf Blog on Synthetic Grass
Online Learning, by TigerTurf (UK) Ltd
A blog based around the themes of key industry developments, installation and maintenance guidance, applications and advice from partners and other organisations in the artificial grass industry. This blog helps architects and specifiers (among others) to keep up to date and understand various applications for synthetic grass, installation and maintenance requirements, testing and accreditation systems.

TigerTurf UK designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of artificial turf for sport, landscape and leisure applications, and is a major supplier to the European and Middle Eastern markets.

Thanks to an unrivalled investment in product development, TigerTurf utilises innovative manufacturing processes to develop a comprehensive range of artificial turf which meets a variety of sports and leisure performance standards.

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