RIBA CPD Showcase

Sustainable architecture

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA core curriculum topic ‘Sustainable architecture’, which the covers the legal and regulatory basis (including primary and secondary legislation) and principles of climate change mitigation and adaptation. It also covers low carbon and low energy design, over the lifecycle of a building, with effective client briefing and management.
Seminar, by VELUX Company Ltd
Conservation and historic properties make up a large percentage of UK housing stock. This seminar focusses on the specification of roof windows and materials that conserve and respect the character and uniqueness of these buildings. It also includes advice on local authority and Historic England guidelines.

VELUX Commercial designs and manufactures daylight and ventilation solutions for industrial, commercial and public buildings. Its solutions bring daylight and fresh air, along with smoke and heat exhaust ventilation, through any roof and into any type of building.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by Optigreen Ltd
Increases in our urban population, the density of urban development and the effects of climate change all place pressure on our public surface water drainage systems. Designed and installed correctly, blue roofs provide a successful surface water management solution for modern construction projects. This seminars covers the principles, specification and benefits of blue roof design.

Optigreen is a leading supplier to the green roof industry, with 50 years’ experience. With a portfolio of high-quality products and solutions, and offering quality, project-specific technical advice, Optigreen supports clients throughout the planning, execution and maintenance of green and blue roof schemes.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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