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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Ideal Standard (UK) Ltd - Hotel Bathrooms and Washrooms
Hotel Bathrooms and Washrooms
This seminar covers key standards within hotel bathrooms and washrooms, including accessibility. It explains how guest safety, water saving and day-to-day maintenance can be addressed by careful selection of products.

Ideal Standard is a UK market leader in bathroom design and supply. With 200 years’ experience and several household-name brands, Ideal is expert in the areas of hotel and commercial washroom specification.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Radmat Building Products Ltd - Inverted Roofing: a guide to design & specification
Inverted Roofing: a guide to design & specification
Inverted roofing provides the ability to meet Building Regulations Part L, Part M and NHBC requirements on roofs designed for amenity or aesthetics, such as podiums, balconies and terraces. This seminar covers construction methods, design, performance, regulations and codes of practice, and equips the specifier to properly evaluate products and write detailed specifications.

Radmat Building Products is an independent British company offering waterproofing and insulation systems that provide a lifetime’s protection for buildings. Radmat’s high-performance materials offer extensive and revolutionary potential. Radmat is committed to providing superior roofing and structural waterproofing products with exceptional technical support.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Calor Gas Ltd - LPG and LNG Off Grid Gas Supply
LPG and LNG Off Grid Gas Supply
Seminar, by Calor Gas Ltd
This seminar covers the following topics: what is LPG? Why LPG? The environmental benefits of LPG over oil; sizing tanks; LPG and renewables; legislation, and; LNG and its benefits over other fuels.

Calor is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of LPG, providing clean, efficient energy solutions to off-grid businesses nationwide. When specifying a heating fuel where mains gas is not viable, Calor provides an invaluable alternative, lower CO2 emissions than oil and the perfect partner to support intermittent renewables. Your client will also enjoy lower fuel bills – now that’s fuel for thought! It’s the simple, flexible solution, for heating off-grid buildings.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Simonswerk UK Ltd - Specification of Hinges
Specification of Hinges
Seminar, by Simonswerk UK Ltd
A seminar aimed at providing the technical knowledge needed to specify the right hinge for the right application. The presentation also offers guidance on door specification, legislation, Building Regulations, fire and safety in use, CE marking, MANDEC and the Equality Act.

SIMONSWERK is one of Europe’s leading hinge manufacturers with a history spanning more than 125 years. SIMONSWERK manufactures high quality brass, aluminium and stainless-steel hinges for doors and windows. The company provides the architectural ironmongery and builders hardware industries with a combined supply source for over 4,000 catalogue items, backed by award-winning customer service.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
BlazeMaster - The Impact of CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems in Architectural Design
The Impact of CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems in Architectural Design
Seminar, by BlazeMaster
This seminar covers the following: what post-chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) is; use of sprinkler systems; how sprinkler systems work; UK fire statistics; approvals and standards for fire sprinkler systems; fire tests for plastic fire sprinkler systems; CPVC system advantages over steel; handling, storage and installation, and; case studies and examples.

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer of post-chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and has specifically designed compounds for use in fire sprinkler systems. CPVC pipes and fittings provide unique advantages in sprinkler installations, including superior hydraulics, ease of joining and ease of assembly. Such systems were first installed in the United States but are now becoming more popular in Europe, mainly in the United Kingdom and Scandinavia.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Delta Membrane Systems Ltd - Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS8102:2009
Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS8102:2009
Explores the complexities of waterproofing by sharing new approaches and helping specifiers to better understand water ingress, principles of waterproofing design and product selection.

As a leading brand in cavity drain membranes (type C), Delta Membrane Systems supplies products suitable for structural waterproofing, basement waterproofing, damp proofing, sump pump and drainage. Delta offers BBA-certificated solutions for waterproofing and damp proofing applications in new and existing structures and retrofit projects.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.