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Sustainable architecture

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Sustainable architecture’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Baumit Ltd - EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
EWI Specification to Help Fuel Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Seminar, by Baumit Ltd
Explores the concept and realities of external wall insulation (EWI) and the options available to the specifier. Starting with the benefits of external versus internal wall insulation, the seminar goes on to showcase the range of EWI solutions available and the advantages of each. This is supported with independent research findings and real-life case studies.

Baumit supplies innovative insulation, render, plaster and façade solutions, including a comprehensive range of decorative façade paints. Created in 1988, following the merger of two Austrian building materials companies, Baumit is now one of Europe’s leading building materials brands.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Brett Martin Daylight Systems - Specifying Rooflights to Meet the Demands of the Next Generation
Specifying Rooflights to Meet the Demands of the Next Generation
Natural light plays a crucial role in enabling buildings to reach the stringent energy efficiency targets required today. This seminar examines the rationale behind designing with rooflights to create sustainable, low-carbon buildings compliant with modern Building Regulations. It also covers rooflight specification and guidance on fire and safety standards.

Brett Martin Daylight Systems, part of the Brett Martin Group, is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading manufacturers of rooflight systems. The company boasts an impressive portfolio of precision-engineered rooflights for commercial and industrial buildings – all manufactured to the highest quality and environmental standards, and backed by 60 years' industry experience.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour