RIBA CPD Showcase

Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA Core Curriculum topic ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’. In addition to addressing the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks underpinning business, architecture and construction, this topic also covers having the knowledge and skills to apply these across relevant aspects of other CPD Core Curriculum topics.
Practical, up-to-date guidance on designing and specifying building materials for use in inverted flat roofs. Includes information on: Approved Document B and how it applies to inverted flat roofs; the B Roof (t4) classification and testing regime; the impact of EC Decision 2000/553/EC on testing requirements; and, how fire regulations apply to inverted roofs and insulation materials.

Ravago Building Solutions is one of the largest producers of extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation in Europe following its acquisition in 2018 of seven XPS production plants and their technology from DowDuPont Inc. Its market-leading thermal insulation boards can be used in a range of roofing and flooring applications.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
All you need to know to specify sanitaryware effectively, including how the way an area is used affects the sanitaryware you should specify. Also covers design considerations, relevant Building Regulations and standards, and practical guidance on budget setting.

As a market leader in commercial sanitaryware, The Sanitaryware Company prides itself in delivering the best products in terms of value and performance, with service and support that’s second to none. It can provide 2D CAD blocks, BIM, product data sheets and NBS documents. It’s always mindful of tender return dates when providing quotations and will suggest value engineered alternatives where required.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Russell-Cooke LLP
A review of the 2015 Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations and subsequent legislative changes as they pertain to the role of Principal Designer.

Russell-Cooke is a long-established firm of solicitors with offices in London and links with law firms in over 60 jurisdictions. The Russell-Cooke team acts for developers, contractors, subcontractors and construction professionals. Apart from its work on the non-contentious side of construction it also advises clients in all forms of dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration and adjudication.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Q-railing
A useful guide to frameless glass balustrades that covers specification tools and considerations, regulatory standards, new innovations and best practice case studies.

Q-railing, a premium brand in railing systems, specialises in stainless steel and glass balustrade and handrail systems. Its railing components are cleverly engineered for quick and easy on-site installation. Its extensive range of balustrades are found in residential, educational, commercial, healthcare, sports stadium and airport projects, in both horizontal applications and stairways.

Duration: 45-60 minutes, plus Q&A
A detailed introduction to high performance windows and doors for Passivhaus buildings, including Passivhaus criteria, thermal performance and comfort, heat loss, thermal bridging, air tightness, fitting, solar shading, certification, product information and case studies.

Internorm designs, manufactures and supplies timber-aluminium, uPVC-aluminium and uPVC windows, lift-and-slide doors, French doors (including with integrated Juliet balconies), and entrance doors from its three state-of-the-art facilities in Austria. Internorm windows and doors are suitable for low energy, Passivhaus and modular projects, and complement both traditional and contemporary designs.
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