RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Floor finishes

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Amtico International - Creating a Design Space Using Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT)
Creating a Design Space Using Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT)
A comprehensive CPD presentation designed to inform and inspire. Find out how, and where, to make best use of luxury vinyl tiles.

For more than 50 years Amtico has been producing industry-leading flooring solutions. Amtico is proud of its British heritage and the way it has brought true innovation in flooring design and manufacturing to the rest of the world. Amtico supplies a full service, not just a floor. It is committed to creating flooring that’s not only beautiful, but durable and sustainable. As an industry leader, it is only natural that Amtico should set the standard for continuous product efficiency, waste reduction and material innovation.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Contar Resins - Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): The fast curing flooring solution.
Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): The fast curing flooring solution.
Seminar, by Contar Resins
A seminar created specifically to help architects understand the issues they might face when designing walkways, balconies and staircases, including how to correctly specify the right product. Includes advice on selecting the most appropriate product for your project, correct installation procedures, and aftercare and maintenance.

Contar Resins manufacturers, blends and distributes flooring systems that use Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) advanced resin technology. Contar offers a full range of fast cure flooring systems, from simple concrete sealers and patch repair materials to high performance, decorative, smooth/seamless and non-slip systems. It also manufactures a system for asbestos encapsulation as well as fire resistant products, which are used on the London Underground.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Howe Green Ltd - Safe Access All Areas: Floor Access
Safe Access All Areas: Floor Access
Seminar, by Howe Green Ltd
Addresses the issue of safe, quick and convenient access to building services. Explore and discuss the different design and specification considerations one must address when choosing an effective method of accessing building services concealed beneath any type of floor finish.

Howe Green is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of floor access covers and hatches, linear drainage and bespoke metalwork. Its focus is on meeting the demands of customers in terms of product quality, design innovation, technical support and customer service. Howe Green offers architects and designers the option to produce aesthetically pleasing buildings that inspire and motivate, while supplying safe access to crucial under-floor services.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Bona Limited - Wooden Floors: Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products
Wooden Floors: Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products
Seminar, by Bona Limited
Explains how to produce an effective specification for the treatment of timber floors, bearing in mind aesthetic considerations and specific factors regarding the floor’s use. An effective specification supported by an efficient maintenance regime will lower costs and ensure that floors are kept in service with minimal downtime.

Bona is a Swedish company that specialises in coatings and treatments for wood and resilient flooring. Its products are highly functional, clean and environmentally friendly. Floors everywhere – in domestic, commercial and historic environments – benefit from being treated with Bona products.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes