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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA core curriculum topic, which covers the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks underpinning business, architecture and construction. The topic also embraces the knowledge and skills necessary to apply these across other CPD Core Curriculum topics. RIBA Chartered Members must undertake and record at least 35 hours of continuing professional development each year, with at least 20 of those hours identified as matching the ten mandatory RIBA core curriculum CPD topics. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown so, if a seminar is of interest to you, please click on the link and check.
A Specifier's Guide to Construction Products Regulations for Digitally Printed Wallcoverings and Graphics
Online Learning, by Papergraphics Limited
With so many different types of digitally printable products available for use within interiors, how can specifiers be certain that they’re selecting the most suitable one? This presentation covers the differences between product types and what those differences mean. It addresses the relevant sections of the Construction Products Regulations, the UK Building Regulations (post-Brexit) and the transition from the EU to the UKCA standards relating to these products. It also provides guidance on how to ensure that materials meet BS EN 15102 product performance requirements, are correctly fire certificated for their intended use, have a declaration of performance, and are displaying an approved CE or UKCA mark.

With over 38 years’ experience, Papergraphics is one of the UK's leading suppliers of media and equipment to the wide-format print industry. Based in Crawley, West Sussex, and with offices in Scotland, Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands, Papergraphics employs over 100 people with a broad range of construction industry experience and expertise. This enables the Papergraphics team to meet the needs of a network of specifiers, print companies and installers throughout the UK, Europe and Scandinavia, by offering unique and innovative product lines, underpinned by unrivaled technical knowledge, support and customer service.

Duration: 40-45 minutes, plus Q&A
EN 16005 - Safeguarding Pedestrians from Accidents at Power Operated Doorsets
Seminar, by GEZE UK Ltd
An information-packed presentation that covers: the importance of automatic door safety and why they are classed as a machine; (the new standard) EN 16005, why it was introduced and what its implications are for the architect; how EN 16005 differs from BS 7036; automatic door safety issues and how to identify and overcome them; and, guidance on automatic door selection and specification.

Founded in 1863, GEZE is a world leader in door and window control systems. With its ongoing multi-million pound investment in research, development and manufacture, GEZE sets the standard for advanced door and window control technology. Naturally, it is ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 accredited. This CPD seminar can also be delivered via Zoom, WebEx or Miscrosoft Teams.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Light as an Architectural Tool. Seminar 1: The Daylight Revival
Seminar, by Hoare Lea
Hoare Lea partner Dominic Meyrick (MSc Light and Lighting) discusses the fusion of ancient principles and new technologies. Daylight ticks the boxes on planning applications, promoting natural and greener solutions and helping our wellbeing. This seminar – one in a series of four – includes advice and guidance on: classic daylight design, how to harness and use natural light, vertical sky components, cracking the BREEAM code, and modern criteria for sustainability and energy conservation.

Hoare Lea is an award-winning firm of consulting engineers that specialises in mechanical, electrical and environmental engineering.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Preventing Damage to Distribution Centres
Practical insight into how to identify and quantify damage risks, BREEAM ratings, current and future protection solutions, and the support available through specialist suppliers.

McCue’s design, manufacturing, project management and installation teams have the knowledge and experience required to convert designers' plans into fully-certified edge protection, balustrade and handrail systems.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A