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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Clear Binder Coloured Asphalt: Applications Including SuDs
Seminar, by Tarmac
Learn about the development and composition of coloured asphalt. This seminar covers its application within different types of scheme where aesthetics and/or demarcation are a factor. Also included is the use of coloured asphalt in SuDS pavements and other construction designs.
Tarmac is a leading producer of construction materials and the originator (some 120 years ago) of the word ‘tarmac’. It introduced coloured asphalt into the UK more than 20 years ago. Since then, the company has been involved in supplying coloured asphalt to some of the most iconic and high-profile schemes in the UK.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
Introduction to Raised Access Floors
Covers: the history of raised access floors; what raised access floor systems are, including their features, benefits, applications and finishes; guidance on specification and installation; and system selection and criteria.
Kingspan is a world leader in the access flooring sector, supplying and installing flooring for a variety of applications, including offices, data centres, retail and education. By combining all the practicality of a raised access floor system with high-quality aesthetics, the Kingspan range delivers the ultimate in flexible flooring without compromising architectural intent. Kingspan access floors incorporate a variety of integrated, bonded and overlay options.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30-45 minutes
Ironmongery Package Specification CPD: The Beginnings
Offers a comprehensive guide to the key areas of architectural ironmongery specification, including fire ratings, certifications and finishing. Designed to encourage a free flow of information, the presentation is interspersed with examples of completed projects, and is presented by a fully qualified member of the GAI.
Strada London offers unrivalled expertise in the design, manufacture, scheduling and supply of architectural ironmongery to luxury residential, hospitality and leisure projects. Established in 1850, and still owned and managed by the original founding family, Strada London delivers the best in UK craftsmanship, ingenuity and service.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Natural Stone: Types, Finishes and Applications
Seminar, by Lundhs AS
People have used natural stone in architectural design since prehistoric times. Using stone requires an understanding of the main types, how they were originally formed and how this influences their properties. Knowledge of extraction and fabrication methods, along with performance testing, engenders confidence in specification. This seminar shows how natural stone can be used to enhance projects.
Lundhs is one of the largest producers of natural stone in northern Europe. It extracts rough blocks of high-quality stone from its own quarries in Norway and exports its materials to stone factories around the world. As one of the most modern quarrying operations in the world Lundhs strives to lead the industry in responsible operations, performance certification and improving sustainability.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Providing a Total Facade Solution
Seminar, by SPS Envirowall Ltd
Offers an introduction to ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen, the different types of system used, how each interacts with different façades, and their individual thermal performance. This seminar also explores the legislation covering ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen products and systems, including key health, safety and environmental considerations.
This presentation will ideally suit any specifier wanting to know more about the range of façade solutions available for each ETICS, brick slip and rainscreen system.
SPSEnvirowall is a leading provider of products and solutions that enhance, protect and add value to buildings through innovation, technology, and know-how. SPSEnvirowall offers the specifier innovative third-party tested and certified solutions for external wall insulation systems, high-quality decorative renders, brick slips and external rainscreen cladding, for new-build and refurbishment applications. The company’s focus is on facilitating better products, better buildings, and better lives.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Underfloor Heating
Seminar, by Roth UK Ltd
Underfloor heating (UFH) is leading the drive to make renewable technologies more usable. This CPD seminar offers an insight into the design process, materials and possibilities associated with underfloor heating systems. This includes how different types of UFH system are specified based on a building’s structure, their interaction with renewable energy systems, and the pros and cons of UFH.
Roth Industries is one of Europe’s leading and largest manufacturers of underfloor heating systems. Innovation in system design has been the driving force behind Roth’s UFH development for over 60 years.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Waterproofing Underground Structures: The Evolution of Gas Protective Measures
Seminar, by Juta UK Ltd
Covers the requirements of structural waterproofing design for new builds in relation to BS8102:2009, and the requirements to consider ground contamination and ground gas hazards with reference to BS8485:2015 + A1 2019, such that appropriate material selection can be made at an early design stage.
Includes advice on structural waterproofing, ground gas protection, conflicts within the guidance, current practice, practical design considerations, and the next generation of innovative, sustainable materials.
JUTA, the brand, is over 100 years old, while the organisation behind it remains one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of geosynthetic materials.
JUTA UK operates a state-of-the-art production facility. The company ethos centres around innovation, quality and service – values that are mirrored throughout all areas of the business.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes