RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Floor finishes

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
LTP/ECOPROTEC trading name of AM Robb Ltd - A Guide to Sealing Stone, Porcelain and Other Surfaces
A Guide to Sealing Stone, Porcelain and Other Surfaces
Examines the characteristics of natural and manufactured tiles, before looking at different sealing options (including water-based solutions) and the importance of correctly specifying sealers and maintenance products. Health and safety, cost and warranties, and other practical issues are also covered.

LTP is a privately-owned British company that produces and markets a concise range of products for cleaning, sealing and maintaining floors and tiled surfaces. LTP works closely with its sister company to ensure that it is a vanguard of product development, enabling it to adapt its range to address the needs of constantly evolving flooring specifications.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes.

Core Curriculum topics: Design, construction and technology.
Jaymart Rubber & Plastics Ltd - Aluminium Entrance Matting: How to Specify Correctly and Create the Right First Impression
Aluminium Entrance Matting: How to Specify Correctly and Create the Right First Impression
Offers guidance on how to specify entrance matting to achieve maximum performance, avoid tramped-in dirt and grime, protect interior floor finishes and reduce slips and falls. Also covers Building Regulations compliance and other relevant legislation, particularly in respect of disabled access.

Jaymart is an independent family-owned company, established in 1967. It offers a wide range of entrance matting systems for heavy-duty applications such as railway stations, airports, education, offices and shopping centres. Bespoke solutions can be created to meet specific project requirements.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.

Core Curriculum topics: Design, construction and technology.
BASF plc, Construction Chemicals - Watertight Concrete Solutions BS8102: 2009
Watertight Concrete Solutions BS8102: 2009
Looks at watertight concrete solutions and the reasons why successful waterproofing is important. Refresh your understanding of the relevant British Standards and guidelines that must be adhered to when building structures below ground, and find out more about the different types of waterproofing products currently available.

BASF Construction Chemicals provides advanced chemicals solutions for new construction and the maintenance, repair and renovation of structures. Its recently re-branded and comprehensive portfolio encompasses concrete admixtures, cement additives, chemical solutions for underground construction, waterproofing systems, membranes, sealants, concrete repair and protection systems, performance grouts and performance flooring systems.

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

Core Curriculum topics: Design, construction and technology, Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance.
Bona Limited - Wooden Floors: Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products
Wooden Floors: Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products
Seminar, by Bona Limited
Examines the practical, environmental and aesthetic factors to take into consideration when specifying treatments for timber floors, with particular emphasis on how correct specification and effective maintenance can limit the need for future renovation and attendant downtime.

Bona is an established world leader in the manufacture of products for installing and finishing wooden floors. Its water-based coatings are specified for their cleanliness and durability in domestic and commercial settings, from apartments to museums and airports.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.

Core Curriculum topics: Design, construction and technology.