RIBA CPD Showcase

Featured CPD

All CPD materials featured here have been assessed and approved by the RIBA’s own team of qualified technical experts. To achieve that status they must demonstrate a clear and detailed understanding of their subject matter and avoid overt commercial messaging.
Investigates how the ‘hygienic environment’ landscape has changed since the pandemic and witnessed a decisive move from infection control to infection prevention. Discover how slight changes in surface material choices for walls, doors and ceilings can have a huge impact in creating safe, robust and hygienic sustainable spaces.

Be-Plas is one of the UK's leading suppliers of waterproof hygienic and anti-microbial interior surface solutions. Its comprehensive range of internal wall lining and ceiling systems and ancillary products offers hygienic solutions for healthcare, education, hospitality, retail, residential and food and drink manufacturers. All Be-Plas products are available in a wide range of contemporary colours and finishes.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Baumit Ltd
Looks at how the way we build today affects comfort and wellbeing and how the appropriate choice of insulation system can have a positive effect on a building’s performance and interior comfort.

Baumit is a leading European brand in the supply of sustainable plaster, render and external wall insulation to the construction industry. Founded in Austria in 1988, today Baumit has a presence in over thirty countries worldwide.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by Meganite Solid Surface
This CPD gives an overview of the selection of interior surfaces to support infection prevention.

By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The differences between antibiotic resistance and antimicobial resistance.
- How surfaces support the acquisition and transmission of deadly pathogens.
- Design strategies to mitigate healthcare acquired infection.
- The benefits of antimicrobial solid surface material and the key areas the material can support infection prevention.
Seminar, by VELUX Company Ltd
Conservation and historic properties make up a significant percentage of UK housing stock. This seminar focusses on conservation roof windows and materials that preserve and respect the character and uniqueness of these buildings. It also includes practical information on local authority guidelines and Historic England recommendations.

VELUX has been bringing daylight and fresh air into homes, schools and work places for more than 80 years. It has led the way in designing innovative roof windows, blinds and accessories – all of which help create bright and welcoming spaces. The VELUX range also includes many other daylight solutions such as sun tunnels, flat roof windows and modular skylights.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Swatchbox
Samples are needed for every project, but returning or disposing of them can be problematic. Some manufacturers will take samples back, but often this isn't the case. This fascinating CPD seminar helps designers to better understand the impact of sample waste and what can be done to reduce it.

Swatchbox is the premier sample fulfilment platform for building products. With proprietary fulfilment and logistics software designed specifically for the sample workflow, Swatchbox helps turn every sample request into an exceptional brand experience.
An introduction to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010, offering guidance on how to choose the right door products to facilitate better access into and within buildings. Please note that this content was assessed in 2019.

Dormakaba is a global leader in entrance systems, security and access solutions, with a comprehensive product range and full specification support service. Dormakaba’s experienced and specialist team is always ready to provide advice on application-specific products and solutions.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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