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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic (and may also fall within other core curriculum topics too). 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.
Hinge Specification and Legislation
Online Learning, by SIMONSWERK UK Ltd
Examines the different types of hinge on the market, and the benefits and limitations of each. Also discusses the documentation that architects must have to ensure that the hinges they specify comply with current legislation, as well as offering an insight into the requirements manufacturers must satisfy with regard to CE marking and fire testing.

SIMONSWERK manufactures high quality, design-led, maintenance-free brass, stainless steel and aluminium ironmongery for doors and windows. Its extensive product portfolio embraces advanced hinge technology, iconic design and precision engineered functionality. The SIMONWERK website includes an advanced product selector for architects, ironmongers, specifiers, interior designers and building contractors.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Let's Design a Lift Together
Online Learning, by KLEEMANN Lifts UK
Discusses the basic tools needed to design a lift. Topics covered include key terms, guidelines and regulations, automatic drawings, elevator types and door openings. Also addresses: the different types of technologies used in the lift industry, including hydraulic and traction elevators and machine room and machine-room-less elevators; door selection and the types of door most commonly used; and, cabin dimensions and standard dimensions used in lift design.

KLEEMANN is one of the most important lift companies in the European and global markets. The company is noteworthy for its extensive product range, high quality and world-class designs, special solutions and record fast delivery.

Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q&A
Limited Combustible Products for Buildings
Online Learning, by Serge Ferrari
A guide to limited combustible products including limited combustible membranes. Topics covered include the Grenfell Tower inquiry findings, fire-codes, EN standards and tests, thermal, solar and air protection, building types and limited combustible membranes, the implications of fire to both building users and owners, and the importance of certificates and compliance.

Serge Ferrari supplies high performance products for modular structures, protection, environment and visual communication. As well as being an industry leader in solar protection, the company has an enviable reputation in the fields of tensile architecture, façade and acoustic solutions.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Performance Door Design: The Basics of Sound Reduction
Online Learning, by Lorient
A practical guide to performance door design, that explores: the nature of sound, examining both airborne and structural sound transmission; relevant regulatory requirements and British standards; test procedures and reports; door construction and the influence of sealing systems; design conflicts between acoustic performance, durability and ease of operation; and, independent accreditations.

Lorient manufactures sealing systems for door assemblies that embrace acoustic insulation, smoke control, fire protection and weather exclusion. The company also manufactures a complementary range of fire resistant glazing systems for doors, screens and partitions, together with fire and smoke resistant dampers/air transfer grilles for doors, walls and ducts. Lorient is part of the ASSA ABLOY group.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A