RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Sanitary and bathroom fittings

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Clean Technology in the Bathroom
Seminar, by TOTO
An introduction to modern WC design, enabling improved hygiene and performance. Includes an overview of electronic shower toilets, their history, design, requirements and increasing popularity, and a discussion on new ways of suppressing bacteria and dirt accumulation, and of saving water and harnessing its energy.
TOTO is a world leader in the production of shower toilets and sanitaryware, a name that has been synonymous with the advancement of bathrooms since it was founded in 1917. A long list of innovations have made it an iconic and trusted global brand. With its careful balance of technology and good design, TOTO creates bathroom experiences that are uniquely satisfying for both professional and end-user alike.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Embedding Acoustics into Design
Seminar, by Geberit Sales Ltd
No, you are not imagining it: the world is getting noisier. More machines, more people and more technology are contributing to unprecedented global noise pollution. Despite the negative impact noise is having on our wellbeing, there is little guidance to support architects in consideration of acoustic performance and noise reduction. This CPD seminar unpicks the causes of noise and the importance of embedding acoustics into design. It also outlines the demand for clearer standards and regulations for acoustic performance and testing.
Renowned for quality and innovation, Geberit is a European leader in sanitary and plumbing technology with employees in over 40 countries. Geberit’s passion for design and technology – alongside its 150 year track record – help deliver contemporary, high quality solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Sustainable Savings: Washroom Solutions for High-Performance Buildings
Examines the options available to designers of commercial and public space washrooms. From material selection and system solutions to the various opportunities for delivering savings on consumable materials, it provides insight into best practice and the delivery of long-term reliable washroom design.
Bobrick Washroom Equipment Ltd is the UK arm of US giant Bobrick Washroom Inc, one of the largest global manufacturers of stainless steel washroom equipment.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40-45 minutes