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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
A Flexible Approach to Sustainable Roofing
A practical insight into the technical detailing issues and design factors involved in waterproofing applications. Also covers: the different types of waterproofing applications available; specific waterproofing design factors to take into consideration when designing a building, including roof types, installation methods and detailing, and; solutions available for relevant waterproofing applications. This seminar is available both ‘live’ and via remote link.
ICB (Waterproofing) is one of the UK's leading providers of waterproofing solutions. ICB offers systems to meet most building applications and is a specialist in flat roofing. Through sister companies ICB also offers bespoke metal fabrications (in mill finish or polyester paint coated), and an installation service for ancillary flat roofing products and solutions such as solar PV, roof gardens and roof safety systems.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Cellular Glass - Insulating the Whole Building
Online Learning, by FOAMGLAS®
See how cellular glass insulation is manufactured and discover more about its green credentials and sustainability. How does water vapour, moisture and condensation affect buildings? How does cellular glass perform under different environmental and structural conditions? How does one apply the unique material properties of cellular glass to a building? How can one reduce the risks associated with thermal bridging, structural, material and thermal performance failures? This online presentation answers these questions and more.
The company behind FOAMGLASS is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics and fire resistance in the spaces where people live, work and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and help protect homes and commercial buildings alike, while its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Solar Shading: Form and Function and Fire Safety
This seminar explains what brise soleil (solar shading) is, how it reduces energy bills in summer and winter, its various functions (including shading, reducing heat gain, privacy screening and glare reduction), aesthetics, how the latest revisions to Part B: Fire Safety impacts on solar-shade design, and design considerations to ensure functionality.
For over 40 years Dales has designed and manufactured an extensive range of standard and bespoke non-combustible aluminium products, including complete eaves systems, brise soleil/solar shading systems, copings and rainscreen claddings.
Dales offers an unrivalled design service to assist you with your design and specification process, at additional charge. Dales holds full professional indemnity insurance and is ISO 9001:2015 accredited.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-55 minutes