RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Sustainable architecture

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Sustainable architecture’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd - A New Compact Option in Air Conditioning Integrating into Your Ceiling Designs
A New Compact Option in Air Conditioning Integrating into Your Ceiling Designs
An in-depth seminar that looks at different comfort cooling applications, including a new, energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing low-energy fan coil unit. The presentation reviews the benefits of each application and explores the evolution of the low energy fan coil unit and its enhanced design and performance features.

Airedale International Air Conditioning is the world’s trusted brand for pioneering cooling solutions. With offices on three continents and customers in over 60 countries, Airedale International has built a global reputation for quality and innovation that encompass precision air conditioning and IT cooling systems, chillers, condensers/dry coolers and air handling units.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Vasco Group nv - Advantages of Pressed Profile Aluminium Radiators
Advantages of Pressed Profile Aluminium Radiators
Seminar, by Vasco Group nv
Discover the advantages of using aluminium as a radiator material. This presentation discusses how sustainable aluminium delivers efficient results in comparison with steel.

Vasco Group, part of the Arbonia group of companies, is a leading designer and manufacturer of radiator products. As an award-winning company its ethos is rooted in sustainable design. All Vasco products are tested to the highest European standards, including EN and CE.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
EnviroVent Ltd - Ventilation Strategies and Best Practice Compliance
Ventilation Strategies and Best Practice Compliance
Seminar, by EnviroVent Ltd
A roadmap to ventilation compliance. Examines the current environmental and political drivers in ensuring good indoor air quality through efficient ventilation. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, and illustrated with useful case studies, this seminar covers the need for adequate ventilation and the technical theory surrounding the various ventilation strategies outlined in the Building Regulations. It explains the levels of competency now required under notifiable work and best practice installation and commissioning, and concludes with the importance of long term after-care and maintenance.

EnviroVent is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of domestic ventilation products, catering for everything from self-build projects and apartments to larger communal residences.
EnviroVent’s extensive product range includes extract fans, positive input ventilation, mechanical ventilation with heat recovery and mechanical extract systems. With over 30 years’ expertise, its experienced projects team provides a bespoke ventilation design service capable of translating your requirements into a quote, quickly and efficiently.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes
GROHE Ltd - Water Saving without Compromising Performance
Water Saving without Compromising Performance
Seminar, by GROHE Ltd
Looks at why we need to save water from a global perspective, before focusing in on: the specific requirements of BREEAM, LEED, ESTIDAMA and the Code for Sustainable Homes accreditation; water saving solutions at each of the four water drawn points (shower, basin, flushing and kitchen); where rainwater and grey water recycling is appropriate for various applications, and how to recycle grey water in a domestic and hotel environment, and; touch-free public washroom solutions, including infra-red, self-closing taps and flushing controls.

GROHE is a world leader in premium bathroom and kitchen fittings, including showers, taps, toilet systems, ceramics, and digital and professional product offerings. All GROHE products have been developed with the brand’s core values in mind: innovation, sustainability and superior quality and design.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 90 minutes