Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both brand new and recently-revised CPD materials.
Samuel Heath & Sons plc - Door Closers: An Open and Shut Case?
Door Closers: An Open and Shut Case?
This presentation offers an overview of the specification and use of door closers generally, and concealed door closers in particular. It covers all aspects of product selection, including main product types, performance standards, legislation, fire and accessibility requirements, as well as key product applications in areas such as hotels, healthcare, education, offices and social housing.

Samuel Heath is renowned for its high quality bathroom fittings and architectural ironmongery. The company’s jamb-mounted, concealed door closers have for more than 50 years been the specifiers’ choice for providing discreet, automatic door closing. Samuel Heath has remained at the forefront of technological development in this area, creating new products to meet the changing needs of the building industry.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Stressline Ltd - Lintel Intel: Specifying Lintels for New Homes and RMI
Lintel Intel: Specifying Lintels for New Homes and RMI
Seminar, by Stressline Ltd
An overview of lintel types and applications in use today, as well as a guide on how lintel manufacturers help specify their own products. Also includes best practice, and hints and tips to help both industry stalwarts and those new to structural building specification.

Stressline has been manufacturing structural building products, starting with concrete lintels, for over 50 years. By manufacturing both steel and pre-stressed concrete lintels it is ideally placed to help specifiers understand more about both materials, and where one should be used in favour of the other.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Inspired Surfaces - Polymeric Glass: An Innovative Surface Material
Polymeric Glass: An Innovative Surface Material
Seminar, by Inspired Surfaces
This CPD seminar identifies alternative glass-effect surface solutions for interior design applications, by recognising their unique benefits in comparison to conventional glass, as well as the economic considerations through product specification, manufacturing and fabrication processing capabilities, and future product innovations. The seminar also aims to provide a sound understanding of the different product formats, applications, and advantages when considering alternative glass solutions.

Founded in 2015, Inspired Surfaces is a creative partner that works in collaboration with architects, designers and specifiers to supply specification-led interior products.

Inspired Surfaces has a product portfolio of contemporary, performance-driven solutions, all of which are BIM level 2 compliant. These include natural veneer wall coverings, phenolic real wood panelling, acoustic timber composites and glass alternate surface materials.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Sketch Studios - Understand a Co-Working Space
Understand a Co-Working Space
Workshop, by Sketch Studios
More than simply a presentation, this experience allows the specifier to spend time in a co-working space and gain a personal perspective, as well as gaining an introduction to co-working and understanding how this rapidly growing industry is developing.

Ten years ago, Sketch began with great people who shared a passion for the workplace. That passion hasn’t diminished. Today, Sketch has installed over £80m of furniture for a wide range of clients across the UK and continental Europe.

Sketch is an independent furniture consultant. It enjoys great relationships with manufacturers throughout the industry, but because it’s not tied to any one manufacturer it will always give impartial advice to achieve the client’s requirements.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: half day.