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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions)
Seminar, by Alutec
A review of aluminium rainwater, fascia and soffit systems that includes information on the role of aluminium and the environment, durability, design, rainwater systems, BIM and technical and installation support.
Marley Alutec is a UK leader in innovative and environmentally sustainable aluminium guttering, rainwater drainage and eaves solutions. Marley Alutec understands the importance to architects and specifiers of maintaining their professional accreditations and staying up to speed with changes in the construction industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
Design, Detail and Installation
Seminar, by Velfac UK
Offers an in-depth insight into how windows interface with different construction methods and commonly used build-ups. Also discusses how build sequence can affect the design, installation and sealing methodologies used, and how manufacturers can assist from early stage guidance and support through to provision of full interface details used for successful installation.
VELFAC is the windows expert, providing tailored advice and consultancy at every specification stage – from initial design ideas through to post-installation support. Talk to VELFAC as soon as your project starts to take shape, and use its product knowledge and industry expertise to specify glazing that matches your budget, design vision, and performance targets.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Lift Me Up
Seminar, by KLEEMANN Lifts UK
Includes information and guidance on the history of lifts, different categories and sub-systems of lifts, lift dimensions, load bearing walls, steel structure, safety systems, environmental performance, accessibility and design. Also features case study examples of interactions between architects and lift specialists.
Founded in 1983 in Kilkis, Greece, KLEEMANN is one of the most important lift companies in the European and global markets, providing all types of residential and commercial passenger and freight lift, as well as escalators, moving walks, accessibility and marine solutions, parking systems and lift components. Its distribution network extends to more than 100 countries.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Pure Natural Ventilation and School Design with the New BB101
Seminar, by Ventive
Learn how to optimise building performance using a natural ventilation strategy. This CPD focuses on ventilation for schools (BB101 regulations), and includes advice on choosing a ventilation strategy, regulations and considerations that impact design decisions, and why a natural ventilation strategy fits with RIBA best practice guidelines for school design.
Ventive is a pioneer in the design of passive ventilation with heat recovery systems. Its intelligent systems use minimal energy to deliver fresh air while optimising building performance. Ventive helps architects create sustainable high performing healthy buildings.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Solar Control in Modern Interiors
Seminar, by Silent Gliss Ltd
Internal shading plays a critical role in solar protection in the workplace. Delivered live online and in small groups, this seminar explains the key aspects of legislation and the different shading systems and fabrics available to manage solar/heat gain, natural light and visual comfort. It details the ‘route to specification’ for internal shading and concludes with a Q&A to discuss general shading issues and/or specific projects.
Silent Gliss is a leading global supplier of interior window treatments. Since 1952 it’s developed the smoothest and quietest shading systems using state-of-the-art technology. Silent Gliss stands for innovative, made-to-measure solutions, exceptional design and first-class quality.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
The Use of Natural Stone in Interiors
Seminar, by Szerelmey Ltd
Discover the many different uses and applications of natural stone in building interiors. This seminar includes guidance on stone selection, design detailing, limitations of the material, installation methods and British Standards and guidelines. It also covers the sustainable aspects of natural stone and best practice for good design.
Szerelmey is a privately-owned company with two divisions: Restoration and New Build Services. The restoration team undertakes all types of restoration, refurbishment and remodelling on heritage properties across London and the surrounding area. The new build team specialises in the design, supply and installation of external and internal stone, faience, brick and other hard bodied materials and can offer full wall build up and secondary/supporting work.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Using Underfloor Heating Effectively
Seminar, by OMNIE
Learn the principles of underfloor heating (UFH) and how it may be incorporated into any form of floor construction, new-build or renovation. Learn (via the results of comparison studies at BSRIA) how not all forms of UFH are equally energy-efficient, and gain a greater insight into how UFH works in conjunction with different floor finishes as well as which forms of UFH work best when used with sources of renewable energy.
Look no further than OMNIE for tried-and-tested water-based underfloor heating systems from a UK manufacturer. With decades of experience, the OMNIE team has developed a range of products, performance tested at BSRIA, that take the guesswork out of underfloor heating. They cover all major floor and construction types and feature industry-leading heat output and warm-up times.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Webinar – “Inspirational Lighting Design; the art, science and magic of light”
Online Learning, by Brilliant Lighting
Explores how architects and lighting designers can work together to deliver magical, controllable and energy-efficient residential lighting schemes in a rapidly changing environment. Focusses on understanding and getting the most from LED, illustrating many points with a series of case studies.
Brilliant Lighting is a leading UK lighting design firm with a strong focus on bespoke residential projects. The company services the entire country from its base in North Yorkshire.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes