RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Business, clients and services

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Business, clients and services’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic (and may also fall within other core curriculum topics too). Chartered members are obliged to undertake a minimum of 20 of their yearly 35 hours CPD from this curriculum, with two hours of CPD time in each of ten key topics. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Fire Compliance & Performance of ETICS Façade Solutions
Seminar, by SPS Envirowall Ltd
What to expect when using external wall insulation as a form of cladding. Explains reaction and resistance to fire, as well providing an overview of testing, legislation, health and safety, and sustainability issues, illustrated using case study examples. Improve your understanding of the complex changing legislation in relation to EWI façades and fire, the issues that have arisen post Grenfell, the make-up of the Euroclasses used in reaction to fire, and the importance of smoke and burning droplet sub-categories.

SPS Envirowall is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of external wall insulation systems, high-quality decorative renders and external rainscreen cladding for new build and refurbishment applications.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
Structural Waterproofing
Online Learning, by Alumasc Building Products Ltd
This seminar looks at areas of structural waterproofing, the hot melt rubber system, installation and typical applications.

Alumasc is a UK-based supplier of premium building products, systems and solutions. All Alumasc Group businesses have strong UK market positions within their individual niches, and several are market leaders. Alumasc Group sustains this strong strategic positioning by offering customers quality products and service. The Alumasc portfolio of roofing products includes flat roof membranes, hot-melt waterproofing, cold-applied liquid roofing, single ply roofing systems, green roofs and a full range of complementary accessories.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A