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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
LUG Light Factory Sp. z o.o. - Good Practice in Facade Illumination: Design in Light of BIM Process
Good Practice in Facade Illumination: Design in Light of BIM Process
Presents the full process of external illumination design with respect to both BIM and good practice. Following an overview of the fundamentals, this seminar goes on to present a case study example featuring classic façade modelling and digital-model-to-BIM workflow. Includes BIM authoring tool tips and tricks.

For over 30 years LUG has been operating in the professional lighting sector, specialising in the production of industrial and decorative luminaries for indoor and outdoor use on a huge variety of building types. LUG’s expert team uses CAD/CAM and BIM processes to communicate ideas and consult architects, interior and lighting designers all over the world. Let LUG fill your world with light tailored to your needs.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
Decospan NV - How to Specify Wood Veneer
How to Specify Wood Veneer
Seminar, by Decospan NV
A look at how to specify wood finishes and the major issues to take into consideration, including regulations, fire and acoustic performance. Also examines various applications, such as cabinets, wall linings and acoustic panels.

Decospan, a Belgian family-owned company, develops and manufactures wood veneer-based products (panels and flooring). It does this in a creative and innovative way, respecting nature and the environment.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
BIPVco Limited - Integration of Solar Systems into the Building Envelope
Integration of Solar Systems into the Building Envelope
Seminar, by BIPVco Limited
Discover more innovative and elegant ways of incorporating thin film solar power into your building design. Whether tackling a residential, industrial, commercial, institutional or retail project, there are key design principles and considerations to be aware of when incorporating PV functionality into the building fabric. This seminar addresses those issues, including: basic solar terminology and the considerations that really matter in making the right choices; the correct – and incorrect – way to install solar; when to integrate and when to apply, and the options available; different solar cell technologies and their strengths and weaknesses, and: case study examples to learn from and inspire.

BIPVco specialises in the manufacture of integrated photovoltaic roof systems, converting solar radiation into electricity using photovoltaic cells. BIPVco is a UK-based manufacturer of cutting-edge integrated solar PV systems. Its products and services carry all the necessary accreditations, approvals and certifications and its CPD seminar presenters have a unique understanding and first-hand experience of building and solar PV design. BIPVco is a solutions-focussed manufacturer that works with leading building envelope manufacturers to offer the designers the widest scope to create architectural design without compromise.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.
Barkers Fencing - Mitigating Road Vehicle Incursion and Securing the UKs Rail Network
Mitigating Road Vehicle Incursion and Securing the UKs Rail Network
Seminar, by Barkers Fencing
Road vehicle incursion (RVI) on the UK rail network represents a risk to the safety of both road and railway users. Find out more about the products and certifications available to secure the perimeter of the UK’s rail network. These include a palisade solution that is PAS68-certificated to mitigate impacts of up to 30mph by both 2,500kgs (N1G) and 7,500kgs (N2) vehicles at 90° using standard fence line foundations. Designed originally to meet the terrorist threat (VBIED), these solutions are now compliant with The Vehicle Mitigation Programme to protect the rail infrastructure. This seminar discusses this unusual subject in practical detail.

Barkers Fencing, originally established in 1863, has been manufacturing fencing since the mid-1970s. Barkers is in the enviable position of being able to design, manufacture and finish a broad range of fencing products – all from a single site in the Midlands. As the only manufacturer in the UK with its own on-site galvanising and powder coating plant, Barkers can deliver the highest quality control standards and most cost-effective solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.
Thomann-Hanry® - Understanding Dry Non-abrasive Facade Cleaning
Understanding Dry Non-abrasive Facade Cleaning
Seminar, by Thomann-Hanry®
An in-depth look at traditional façade cleaning methods and their characteristics, to better illustrate their benefits and drawbacks.

Examines issues of access, water and waste containment in relation to these traditional methods, as well as the potential impact on both building occupiers and the public. The seminar then goes on to explore a dry, non-abrasive alternative method and how, through its use, the above issues are minimised, and the benefits of speed, value and sustainability are maximised.

As an award-winning external restoration contractor, Thomann-Hanry® has cleaned and restored hundreds of historic UK building façades using a unique patent-protected, non-scaffold, water-and-chemical-free façade cleaning system.

Thomann-Hanry®’s unique façade cleaning system is specifically designed to professionally clean building façades without the need for scaffolding, enabling businesses to function normally while works are taking place. The company also offers professional façade restoration, masonry repairs, external building refurbishment and stone flooring care.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
VIEGA LTD - What Lies Behind: Designing Pre-wall Bathroom Systems
What Lies Behind: Designing Pre-wall Bathroom Systems
Seminar, by VIEGA LTD
Covers the use of pre-wall bathroom systems and the best-practice approach to designing, specifying, constructing and operating a modern bathroom and washroom. Topics covered include: the legislative and regulatory landscape surrounding this environment; aesthetics and functional design; installation and maintenance; hygiene; environmental factors, and; refurbishment and renewal.

Viega is a global market-leading manufacturer of plumbing and drainage solutions. It services the pre-wall sector with a range of concealed cisterns and mounting frames that work seamlessly with contemporary and bespoke-finished German-engineered flush plates.

Viega’s drainage systems include shower channels, electronic bath filling, and products for wet rooms and balcony drainage.

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