RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Subfloors, floor finishes, flooring solutions

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Brintons Carpets Ltd - Carpet Manufacturing Processes: Module 3
Carpet Manufacturing Processes: Module 3
Details the tremendous variety of different carpet manufacturing processes and the attributes of each method. Also explores different types of carpet construction and their features and benefits.

Brintons has been producing quality carpets for over 230 years. As a Royal Warrant holder, Brintons has carpeted the world’s most prestigious locations; from palaces to hotels and cruise liners to airports. With offices and manufacturing facilities around the world, Brintons’ reputation is built on design innovation, product excellence, technical expertise and customer focus.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 mins.
Contar Resins - Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): The fast curing flooring solution.
Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): The fast curing flooring solution.
Seminar, by Contar Resins
Select the correct product for your walkway, balcony or staircase specification and find out more about correct installation procedures, aftercare and maintenance of MMA products.

Contar Resins has been developing, supplying and installing exceptional flooring systems since 1982. Its products are suited to many complex environments and provide durable, sustainable and efficient solutions to multiple industries. Its specialist systems are designed to withstand continuous usage, extreme temperatures, harsh weather conditions and exposure to potentially corrosive chemicals.

Approximate duration (NOT including time for questions/answers): 45-50mins.
ARDEX UK Ltd - Screeding Levelling & Sub-floor Preparation
Screeding Levelling & Sub-floor Preparation
Seminar, by ARDEX UK Ltd
Understand the correct installation of screeds, smoothing compounds, damp proof membranes and rapid drying systems. This seminar covers a wide range of situations, including: pumped applications, wear-resistant screeds, rapid sub-floor repairs and fast-track flooring construction.

For more than 60 years, ARDEX has been a quality leader in the flooring and tiling industries – the brand of choice of installers and distributors. Today, ARDEX remains an independent, family-owned business. This means that in its continuous efforts to develop market-changing innovation, it has been able to retain its most important tradition: that of delivering uncompromised quality.

Approximate duration (NOT including time for questions/answers): 50 minutes.
Atkinson & Kirby - Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring: Specification and Installation for Floors
Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring: Specification and Installation for Floors
Seminar, by Atkinson & Kirby
Examines the differences between solid and engineered wood flooring before addressing how – and how not – to install premium wood flooring, and specific issues to watch out for.

Established in 1903, Atkinson & Kirby is proud to be one of the few remaining manufacturers of hardwood flooring in the UK, using innovation to ensure that customers always have access to the widest choice and highest quality standards.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Giacomini UK Ltd - Understanding Underfloor Heating
Understanding Underfloor Heating
Seminar, by Giacomini UK Ltd
Explores the theory behind radiant heating, while also discussing the factors that affect system output, design requirements (BS EN 1264), component applications and different types of floor build up (joisted, solid floor, low-profile and floating floor).

Giacomini UK is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of wet underfloor heating for commercial applications. With a dedicated UK branch that has been operating since 2003, Giacomini’s team of skilled engineers and design technicians actively work with you, from initial design and product specification through to manufacture, system installation and commissioning. Giacomini carefully considers each building’s bespoke layout and design for seamless integration and optimised energy-efficiency.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.