RIBA CPD Showcase

Live and online seminars

Video presentations and live seminars presented via digital platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and Microsoft Teams are now a commonplace alternative to face-to-face meetings. Here is just a small selection of what’s on offer at ribacpd.com. For an even greater choice, click on the search bar above.
Seminar, by Lundhs AS
Explores a wide range of natural stone types, including limestone, travertine, onyx, marble, serpentine, sandstone, slate, quartzite and granite. Topics covered include: the various types of natural stone available and their properties; common quarrying techniques and production processes; stone finishing methods; quality control and testing; and, common applications for natural stone in exterior, interior, residential and commercial projects.

Lundhs real stone is a selection of high quality natural stones originating from Norway and Finland. The materials are durable, distinctive and 100% natural – an excellent choice for interior and exterior use. Lundhs real stone materials are suitable for a variety of project types, including commercial, residential and public applications, and are an excellent alternative to artificial materials such as solid surface, quartz and ceramics.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Make informed choices when specifying natural stone wall and floor tiling by considering the impact that tiles, backgrounds and finished environments will have on the adhesive and grout specification. Learn how to avoid common natural stone installation failures through optimum product specification and guidance on best practice, and feel confident about selecting and specifying the most appropriate tile fixing solutions for natural stone.

For over 60 years ARDEX has been synonymous with the development and manufacture of high-performance building materials while offering gold standard specification support. ARDEX operates in several key construction sectors, including transport, education, leisure, retail and health, while its products have been specified on prestigious projects throughout the UK and world.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by Larsen Building Products
A detailed look at the use of BS 7533-comliant paving mortar in the public realm. Discusses how an eco mortar option can lead to a significant reduction in carbon, measured in terms of trees grown over a ten year period or unused car journeys. Also includes useful guidance on traffic categories, pavement layers (build up) and impregnating sealers.

Larsen Building Products has been manufacturing quality building products since 1975. Today, it’s a market-leading manufacturer of a comprehensive range of products for the construction industry, from admixtures and streetscape products to tiling and builders’ merchants. Larsen covers nearly every aspect of the construction process. In 2008 the company launched a purpose-built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Port of Belfast as part of its long standing commitment to develop new products and continuously try to improve existing ones.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
A look at safety and fall protection including: legislation – what you need to know and why; system design, choice and product differentiation; system testing and standards; and, other work at height considerations.

MSA manufactures the Latchways range of products and services for personal and collective fall protection safety systems, covering work at height applications.

Duration: 21 minutes, plus Q&A
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