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Sustainable architecture

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Sustainable architecture’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic. Remember, a minimum of 20 of your annual 35-hour CPD requirement should incorporate materials from this and the other nine RIBA Core Curriculum topics. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Passivhaus Timber Doorsets
Seminar, by James Latham
A practical guide to Passivhaus timber doorsets. Includes advice on the different types of external door constructions available, how to specify Passivhaus timber doorsets and achieve certification, relevant UK building regulations, CE marking for timber doorsets, and environmental considerations.

Established in 1757, James Latham has been importing and distributing timber and wood-based panel products into the UK for more than two and a half centuries. Under the continuing direction of the Latham family, the business now offers probably the most comprehensive and varied product range available today.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A
Specifying Natural Roofing Slate
Seminar, by Cupa Pizarras
Identifies the key design and technical issues involved in specifying natural slate. Explains the manufacturing process, the importance of traceability, vital testing standards and accreditations, classifications of slate, and factors to consider when specifying natural slate. Improve your awareness of the benefits of natural slate and gain a greater understanding of the different fixing methods and the importance of the CE mark.

Cupa Pizarras is a world leader in natural slate. It owns and operates 17 quarries and 22 processing plants in Northern Spain.

Cupa Pizarras offers full traceability on all slates, from extraction to onsite delivery, and has an experienced UK-based specification and commercial team.

Duration: one hour + Q&A
SuDS Compliant External Resin Bound Surfacing
Online Learning, by Addagrip Terraco Ltd
A practical guide to resin bound porous surfacing and tree pit surfacing systems. Discover more about specifications, base build-ups, certification and SuDS requirements. Features a comprehensive Q&A, including the option to discuss the specific requirements of your own live and ongoing projects.

Addagrip Terraco is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality external and internal resin surfacing solutions, and was among the first to achieve BBA accreditation for its range of resin bound porous surfacing products. The company offers surfacing solutions for both residential and commercial projects.

Part of the Terraco Group, Addagrip Terraco is currently celebrating 40 years in the resin industry.

Duration: 45 minutes + Q&A