RIBA CPD Showcase

Sanitary and bathroom fittings

The drive to produce better designed and more water efficient sanitary and bathroom fittings is unrelenting. The following CPD materials highlight the progress that’s being made. All CPD materials featured here have been assessed and approved by the RIBA and count towards your 35-hour annual learning requirement.
Explores wet room installations at the design and specification stage. Includes advice on: integrated versus multi-manufacturer combined systems; design, and how point and linear drains can be hidden or accent the design; waterproofing requirements and how an integrated system can offer complete peace of mind; and technology, and the difference between waterproof and water-resistant systems.

Leicestershire-based Schlüter-Systems has worked with architects and specifiers for over 25 years, providing trusted advice on projects of every size. Schlüter-Systems doesn’t just supply market leading, innovative tiling systems and solutions. With over 10,000 products, Schlüter can be trusted to provide the best advice and solutions for the application of tile and stone.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
It’s predicted that by 2050 there will be a 40% shortage of water in the UK. Switching to sensor sanitaryware systems can significantly reduce water wastage, promote water efficiency, and offers all the hygiene benefits of a no-touch washroom. This seminar discusses the options and specification considerations surrounding sensor sanitaryware solutions.

As a market leader in commercial sanitaryware, The Sanitaryware Company prides itself in delivering the very best products in terms of value and performance. Where required, the company can also provide 2D CAD Blocks, BIM, Product Data Sheets and NBS Documents, and will work closely with clients to meet tender return dates and offer value engineered alternatives.

Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Dolphin Solutions
Explores the design and specification of accessible washrooms, including: common issues to watch out for; some of the difficulties accessible washroom users face every day; how to achieve complete compliance without compromising on design; relevant regulations and best practice; and, issues surrounding the accessible washrooms of the future.

From design to delivery, Dolphin offers the complete washroom solution tailored to your exact specifications. Redefining standards of washroom quality, functionality, and sustainability, its innovative product range features world-class design, exceptional quality and performance, and a sustainability-driven ethos that safeguards the environment.

Duration: 45-60 minutes, plus Q&A
Discusses key considerations when designing washrooms, including how to choose suitable materials for toilet cubicles, vanity units, panelling and lockers – with maintenance, hygiene, speedier and more cost-effective installation in mind. Also covers relevant regulations and building standards.

Venesta lives and breathes washrooms. Inspired to innovate and with product excellence as its goal, Venesta is committed to setting the benchmark for superior design and performance. The company's range of commercial toilet cubicle and washroom systems offers great choice, value for money and uncompromising quality – all delivered alongside exceptional customer service.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Lecico Bathrooms
How to make water savings using a modern selection of water-efficient products. Examines how water is used in commercial buildings before offering practical guidance on the financial, carbon, and CSR benefits of reducing water usage.

Lecico is one of the world's largest manufacturers of bathroom suites and fittings. Exporting to over 50 countries worldwide, it is also a significant ceramic tile producer in the middle-east. In the UK, Lecico supplies in bulk to national merchants, buying groups, independents and distributors. A team of 50 specialists service the UK business from the company’s base in Bedford.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Geberit Sales Ltd
Examines the design of sanitary facilities in accordance with Building Regulations Approved Document M, British Standard BS 8300-2; 2018 and the Equality Act 2010, in both domestic and non-domestic buildings.

Founded more than 125 years ago, Geberit is a European leader in the field of sanitary products, both in front and behind the wall. The Geberit portfolio includes a range of solutions in supply piping, drainage, installation systems, ceramics, bathroom furniture and shower toilets. Collectively they provide an innovative, durable and eco-efficient solution for any type of project.
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