RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Floor finishes

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Tarmac - Clear Binder Coloured Asphalt: Applications Including SuDs
Clear Binder Coloured Asphalt: Applications Including SuDs
Seminar, by Tarmac
Learn about the development and composition of coloured asphalt. This seminar covers its application within different types of schemes for aesthetics and/or demarcation. Also included is the use of coloured asphalt in SuDS pavements, and in typical construction designs.

Tarmac is a leading producer of construction materials and the originator (some 120 years ago) of the word ‘tarmac’. It introduced coloured asphalt into the UK more than 20 years ago. Since then, the company has been involved in supplying coloured asphalt to some of the most iconic and high profile schemes in the UK.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
Kährs (UK) Ltd - Engineered Wood Flooring
Engineered Wood Flooring
Seminar, by Kährs (UK) Ltd
Covers ‘all things engineered wood’, including how engineered wood is made and how it can be effectively specified within both domestic and commercial projects. Environmental accreditations, installation methods and case study examples are also included.

Kährs’ combination of tradition, knowledge and high-tech is unique among wood floor producers. It has inspired the company to think outside of the box and to use wood in innovative ways for the benefit of present and future generations. With 160 years’ experience working with wood, Kährs has been responsible for many innovations, some of which have revolutionised the global wood flooring industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Acrylicon UK Distribution Ltd - Industrial Flooring: The Generic Resins and Their Real Life Performance
Industrial Flooring: The Generic Resins and Their Real Life Performance
Learn about the different types of resin flooring on the market today: how each type performs, where to correctly specify resin flooring, and the benefits it can bring to any project. A seminar designed to make specifying resin flooring easier.

Acrylicon has been manufacturing and installing resin floors worldwide for over 40 years. It has experience in commercial, industrial, retail and public sector flooring and its systems have been specified by architects in many prestigious buildings and locations.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
ATLAS Sp. z o.o. - Professional Flooring Solutions
Professional Flooring Solutions
Article, by ATLAS Sp. z o.o.
While designing flooring it is essential to choose a suitable type and structure for all layers. The aim of this article is to explain how to identify the different types of concrete floors, list the structural elements of the different layers that make up complete flooring solutions, and offer greater insight into the difference between cement- and anhydrite-based screeds.

ATLAS Group is a well-known Polish company that specialises in construction chemical and raw material manufacturing. The ATLAS Group portfolio includes a wide range of products and technological solutions for the construction and renovation of residential, public and industrial buildings. With considerable experience in the design, manufacture and final use of products, ATLAS Group’s product offering matches only the highest quality, durability and safety standards.

Approximate reading time: 15 minutes
Ted Todd Fine Wood Floors - Specifying Sustainable Hardwood Flooring
Specifying Sustainable Hardwood Flooring
Specifying products that are sustainably sourced and environmentally friendly should be high on everyone’s agenda. This CPD presentation explores the benefits of specifying a sustainable new or reclaimed hardwood floor, with regard to its environmental impact, but also to overall quality, finish and aesthetics.

For the last 25 years, Ted Todd Fine Wood Floors has been crafting new, reclaimed and antique wood floors. It aims to do one thing and do it well. It supplies the finest quality wood floors, wall cladding, architectural details and installation essentials to architects, designers and specifiers all over the world.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Impey Showers Ltd - The Wet Room Evolution
The Wet Room Evolution
Seminar, by Impey Showers Ltd
Aimed at architects, designers, retailers and specifiers of wet rooms keen to develop their understanding of wet room installations and adaptations, including easy-access showering solutions.

Focusing on the technical aspects of wet room planning and installation, this seminar covers latest developments, installation benefits and product choices, and can be tailored to address any specific areas of interest.

Recognised as a market leader in the wet room sector, Impey continues to lead the field when it comes to wet room technology and waterproofing systems. Its product portfolio is characterised by advanced features and useful innovations, and has proven to be the ideal choice for installers and specifiers across all sectors, from luxury developers and large housebuilders to local authorities and healthcare associations.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour