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Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both new and recently-revised CPD materials.
Dura Composites Ltd - Designing for the Future: An Introduction to GRP Service Riser Flooring and Specification
Designing for the Future: An Introduction to GRP Service Riser Flooring and Specification
Focuses on the use of glass reinforced plastic (GRP or fibreglass) for service riser voids in multi-storey constructions. This presentation provides an introduction to GRP, its material properties and why it has become the number one choice for riser applications, as well as providing guidance on how to source and design safe and compliant systems for your building substructure.

Dura Composites is a leading supplier of GRP products for industrial, building, facilities and construction uses. The company is a Queen’s Award for Enterprise winner and has a reputation for innovation. Its market-leading product range has many benefits over traditional materials, such as steel or concrete, including a high strength-to-weight ratio, long life expectancy, resistance to corrosion and no electrical conductivity.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
David Ball Group plc - Keeping Water Out: Waterproofing of Underground Concrete Structures
Keeping Water Out: Waterproofing of Underground Concrete Structures
This CPD seminar looks at the waterproofing of below-ground structures, explains the different structural waterproofing systems available and how they can benefit your project, examines the processes and management of waterproofing projects and the importance of having a CSSW accredited surveyor take part in your project, provides a detailed look at the relevant industry codes and standards, includes relevant case studies illustrating how to get your waterproofing right, first time, and reinforces the importance of workmanship and quality assurance systems.

David Ball Group is a leading specialist in high quality sands and cementitious materials for industry, quality testing and construction. The company and its subsidiaries have been advancing the performance of waterproofing for over 140 years, with a wide range of waterproofing options for below-ground structures.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Zaun Limited - Perimeter Security and Integrated Systems
Perimeter Security and Integrated Systems
Seminar, by Zaun Limited
An overview of perimeter security, covering everything required to specify physical and technological perimeter security systems for low level sites all the way up to CPNI CNI and high security sites.

Zaun is one of the UK’s only manufacturers of welded mesh and woven mesh fencing systems. Its solutions have been used on some of the country’s most prestigious projects, including the London 2012 Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and NATO Summit. Zaun provides perimeter and sports fencing solutions to suit almost any application, from playgrounds and schools to prisons and ports.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.
Actiu - The Past, Present and Future: The Internationalization of the Office and the Effect of Employing a Cool Working Workplace Strategy
The Past, Present and Future: The Internationalization of the Office and the Effect of Employing a Cool Working Workplace Strategy
Seminar, by Actiu
A discussion-based workshop that examines: how offices have developed, influences on current workplace strategy and what future disruptions will affect offices in generations to come. The workshop style is designed to engage and promote discussion and debate.

Celebrating its fiftieth anniversary next year, Actiu is one of Spain’s largest office furniture manufacturers; a company built on the core values of design, manufacturing, sustainability and internationalization. Actiu conceives, develops, produces and supports a diverse family of products and services for a global network of distribution partners.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
BASF plc, Construction Chemicals - Watertight Concrete Solutions BS8102: 2009
Watertight Concrete Solutions BS8102: 2009
This seminar focuses on watertight concrete and the reasons why successful waterproofing is important. It addresses: the relevant British Standards and guidelines that need to be adhered to when building structures underground; the different types of waterproofing products that are available; concrete, and the constituents that make up a concrete mix; and the importance of admixtures in watertight concrete.

BASF Construction Chemicals offers advanced chemical solutions for new construction, maintenance, repair, and the renovation of structures. The company takes a holistic approach to waterproofing structures that covers both new-build and refurbishment solutions. Driven by the belief that prevention is better than cure, BASF addresses waterproofing from first principles, including admixtures for concrete, joints and detailing, re-injectable waterstops and membrane systems.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.