RIBA CPD Showcase

Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA core curriculum topic ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’, which the covers understanding and keeping up to date with the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks underpinning business, architecture and construction. Most CPD materials are available online, but this is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Seminar, by Exitile Access Ltd
Addresses the key considerations when specifying access panels and riser doors. Topics covered include types of panels available, the various sizes that be accommodated, using certification and Approved Building Document Part B as guidance, and some popular cost-saving options.

Exitile Access has a long history in the manufacture of metal, plasterboard and tiled access panels and riser doors. Its extensive range of market leading panels have been designed to suit all types of ceiling and wall systems. They allow easy entry into those ceiling voids and cavities where services and controls need to be readily available for maintenance or emergency procedures.
Seminar, by Philip Payne Ltd
The issue of emergency lighting and signage presents a number of challenges to the designer, installer and end-user. This presentation considers how design requirements can vary between different building types and users, and examines how to address this within the confines of current legislative and best practice requirements.

Philip Payne has been providing specialist and bespoke lighting products from its base near Solihull since 1968. Its close working relationships with leading architectural, building service providers and engineering practices, together with its focus on delivering premium products, have resulted in its lighting being featured in some of the UK’s most iconic buildings.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Seminar, by SIMONSWERK UK Ltd
Examines the different types of hinge on the market and the benefits and limitations of each. Also discusses the documentation that architects must have to ensure that the hinges they specify comply with current legislation, as well as offering an insight into the requirements manufacturers must satisfy with regard to CE marking and fire testing.

SIMONSWERK manufactures high quality, design-led, maintenance-free brass, stainless steel and aluminium ironmongery for doors and windows. Its extensive product portfolio embraces advanced hinge technology, iconic design and precision engineered functionality. The SIMONWERK website includes an advanced product selector to help everyone from architects to building contractors.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Explores key considerations when specifying and installing Type A waterproofing. Topics covered include: the principles underpinning the British Standard and how the new BS 8102:2022 standard differs from the old; how Type A membranes work, and have evolved and improved; post- and pre-applied external membranes and internal Type A membranes; and, detailing and specialist application.

Newton Waterproofing Systems, established in 1848, is one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of structural waterproofing and damp proofing products. Newton's product range offers a choice of BBA certified solutions for any water- or damp proofing project, from the smallest domestic scenario to high-end residential properties, commercial developments and large civil projects.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
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