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Windows and doors

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Urban Front Ltd - Blogs
Online Learning, by Urban Front Ltd
Short and informative, with useful and easy-to-follow information about various subjects such as security, Part Q, choosing wood for front doors, matching cladding and whether you should or shouldn’t match your front and garage doors. The layout is very clear, which helps significantly when choosing a front door where a variety of different elevations and materials are involved.
Urban Front is a contemporary door specialist and an innovative, family business run by a young team of designers and expert craftsmen. With a design-led philosophy, Urban Front handcrafts its own exclusive, beautiful and natural hardwood doors, right here in the UK, ready for delivery worldwide.
Urban Front doors are steel reinforced, high security products available in both pivot and hinged format, Passive House and Secure by Design certified, with optional matching internal and external garage doors.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 10 minutes per blog post
Lorient Polyproducts Ltd - Sealing Systems for Door Assemblies
Sealing Systems for Door Assemblies
This guide has been written as an introduction to the concept of door sealing. It’s designed for those who want to learn ‘the basics’ about fire, smoke and acoustic sealing for doors, both around the door’s edge (perimeter) and across the bottom (threshold). Regulatory compliance and independent accreditation is also covered.
Lorient designs and manufactures high performance sealing systems for door assemblies. With over 40 years’ experience and accumulated knowledge, Lorient prides itself on design innovation, underpinned by technical excellence and exceptional quality. Its comprehensive product range includes acoustic, smoke and fire door seals, architectural seals, air transfer grilles, door hardware protection, glazing systems and more.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 45 minutes
Selectaglaze Ltd - Spotlight Blog
Spotlight Blog
Online Learning, by Selectaglaze Ltd
Learn and gain CPD points by reading articles in the Built Environment, Secondary Glazing in Practice and Treat of the Month categories of this blog. Spotlight aims to provide bite-sized information on emerging themes in the construction industry, insights into listed building projects, examples of complex treatments and how specifying secondary glazing can help in different situations.
Selectaglaze has been manufacturing, designing and installing secondary glazing since 1966. Over the last 50 years it has become vastly experienced at working with architects on difficult projects, including (but not limited to) listed buildings. In recognition of this, and the quality of its products, it was granted a Royal Warrant in 1966.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 10-15 minutes per blog post