RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Live online seminars

Seminars presented via digital interactive platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and Microsoft Teams are now a commonplace alternative to face-to-face meetings. Here is just a small selection of what’s on offer at ribacpd.com. For an even greater choice, click on the search bar above.
Avoiding Common Failures When Specifying Wall and Floor Tiling
Identifies and discusses how common tiling backgrounds can cause failure – and how to avoid this. Includes practical guidance on tiling best practice, and tiling over wood based substrates, screeds, plasterboard and plywood.

Norcros Adhesives is part of the Norcros Group. It is a well established manufacturer and supplier of branded adhesives, grouts, surface preparation and aftercare products for fixing ceramic, porcelain tiles, mosaics and natural stone. Based in Stoke-on-Trent, all of the adhesives and grouts it manufactures achieve demanding EN standards. Projects such as the Olympic Village, Houses of Parliament and the Shard have all used Norcros Products. The company is committed to producing industry-leading products at competitive prices, working closely with major organisations to drive product development and best practice throughout the industry.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
Parcel Deliveries in Multiple Occupancy Dwellings. How to Cope with the Growth?
Online Learning, by DAD - DECAYEUX
By 2040 it’s predicted that 95% of purchases will be facilitated by e-commerce – and this trend has gathered pace with the Covid-19 pandemic. This seminar discusses a new solution to facilitate home delivery in multiple occupancy residences, a solution that futureproofs buildings, helps to reduce carbon emissions, and ensures the secure and contactless delivery of online orders.

DAD-DECAYEUX has been designing and manufacturing steel security products since 1872 and was among the first mailbox manufacturers in Europe. DAD-DECAYEUX also designs solutions for the management of parcel deliveries. Its electronic parcel lockers can be fire-rated, and all are made to order. DAD-DECAYEUX’s intelligent mail and parcel box solutions allow developers and building owners to create digital lobbies with QR code controlled access, digital notice boards and mobile app functionality – all managed via a cloud-based back office.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Specifying Outdoor Heating Solutions - Heat Transfer Fundamentals and The Future of Outdoor Heating
Online Learning, by Bromic Heating
Outdoor spaces have become more important than ever. As one of the safest and healthiest places to spend time with family, friends or colleagues, they are now a key priority for both residential and commercial builds. This presentation demonstrates how outdoor heating can bring instant comfort to outdoor spaces and create healthier environments, while still providing people with the comfort of the indoors. Learn how to plan and specify heating solutions for any outdoor space in a functional, affordable, efficient, comfortable, and aesthetically-pleasing way.

Bromic outdoor heaters are recognised around the world for their superior design and performance. From luxury hotels and leading restaurants to distinguished outdoor kitchens and exquisite backyards, Bromic outdoor heaters deliver the perfect balance of comfort, reliability and beauty.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
The Design and Construction of Low Energy Buildings - Insulated Concrete Formwork Systems
Online Learning, by Jackon UK Ltd
The construction industry has seen an increased interest in low energy buildings that offer high quality and low running costs alongside reduced building costs. This seminar focuses on the features and construction of EPS insulated concrete formwork systems as wall structures for low energy buildings.

Jackon offers a glimpse of the sustainable, low energy future of construction, today. An acknowledged leader in the manufacture of building systems, insulation, packaging and other specialist products made from expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene, Jackon has extensive manufacturing expertise and offers a broad range of innovative and sustainable thermal insulation products for use in construction projects.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A