Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Doors

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Abloy UK - Electrically Controlled Fire and Escape Doors, CE Marking and the CPR
Electrically Controlled Fire and Escape Doors, CE Marking and the CPR
Seminar, by Abloy UK
This seminar has been designed to help specifiers understand the basic requirements of access control systems and electric locking options available, and to design legislation-compliant access control systems. It also explains how to ensure that electric locking specifications provide best practice solutions that meet the functional and legislative requirements for both fire and escape door applications.

Abloy UK is one of the UK’s leading experts in high quality door locking and functionality. Its product range includes electric and cylinder locks, padlocks, door operators and more. Abloy UK offers secure, compliant and lasting solutions trusted by organisations throughout the UK, Ireland and beyond, across a variety of industries – wherever compromise is not an option.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
James Latham - Performance Door Blanks
Performance Door Blanks
Seminar, by James Latham
This seminar highlights the technical aspects of various door cores – an unseen but critical aspect of doors and doorsets. It then compares the merits of each product with one another, where characteristics such as fire, acoustics, mechanical duty or thermal performance, and their corresponding Approved Documents, come into play.

James Latham is one of the UK’s largest independent importers of timber and panel products. The company operates from 12 sites around the UK, supplying decorative and structural products into manufacturers, joineries, and merchants. In September 2016 James Latham opened a product showroom at the Business Design Centre in Islington, where the focus is on servicing the needs of architects and designers.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40-45 minutes.
Coburn Sliding Systems Ltd - Specification of Sliding and Folding Door Gear
Specification of Sliding and Folding Door Gear
A comprehensive examination of all the information needed to specify sliding and folding door gear, to create flexible and versatile space solutions. This seminar covers what sliding and folding door gear is, where it can be used, and why you would use it (including its many advantages) – as well as details of the specification process and specification considerations.

Coburn offers a wide range of systems to suit most applications, from sliding wardrobes to sliding walls. The company has a track record dating back to 1911 and an ongoing commitment to maintaining its position at the forefront of British design and manufacture. Coburn’s range of sliding and folding door gear systems is designed to provide greater creative flexibility and transform your concept into reality.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.