RIBA CPD Showcase

Featured CPD

Regular readers will know that we like to mix things up a little when choosing our featured CPDs. This month’s topics include contaminated land, wooden flooring and using zinc, among others! Most materials are available online, but this is not always shown so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Seminar, by Anhydritec Ltd
A best practice guide to achieving level floors. Includes advice on: substrate preparation, methods and machinery required; moisture testing and how to do it; correct installation methods and techniques; available solutions and the benefits and limitations of each; health and safety issues; and, the cost implications of different systems.

Anhydritec is a market leading producer and innovator of flowing floor screeds. Its unrivalled range of liquid floor screeds includes an average 36% recycled content, larger bay sizes, reduced shrinkage, greatly increased underfloor heating performance, reduced program time and no need to reinforce.
Seminar, by UZIN UTZ
Wood floors are the most sustainable type of floor covering. Each is beautiful and naturally individual. Understanding what gives them these qualities and how that impacts on installation methods, renovation and maintenance help specifiers to deliver low lifetime cost, practical and yet beautiful assets.

Founded more than a century ago, UZIN UTZ embodies all disciplines in the art of floor installation. The company provides UK flooring professionals with ecological, innovative and high quality adhesives, smoothing compounds, underlays and damp proof membranes, as well as resin floors and wood flooring lacquers.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by elZinc
Addresses the flexibility and design potential of zinc in both traditional and contemporary architecture, from its use in roofing and rainwater systems through to modern rainscreen façade systems. Also discusses its sustainability profile and inherent fire safety characteristics.

Asturiana de Laminados SA is a leading producer of rolled zinc for architectural metal cladding, manufactured under the elZinc brand name. Having built its reputation around the world, elZinc has secured it UK credentials by working on a number of award-winning zinc-clad buildings here over the last ten years.
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