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
Revolutionary Developments in Survey Measurement
Recent dramatic technological developments in data capture are causing revolutionary changes in the measured survey industry. High-definition 3D laser scanners, used for both internal and external data capture, are more accurate, faster, and less intrusive, resulting in significant cost and time savings. The comprehensive data captured is driving the change towards the delivery of 3D information, which allows users to interact with, and visualise, data in ways not possible before.

Established for over 25 years, yet harbouring a modern vision, MSA applies unconventional thinking to modern surveying using traditional measurement tools. The company's experience, combined with the latest technology, ensures a consistently innovative approach. MSA drives change, delivering solutions that many don’t even know exist.
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