RIBA CPD Showcase

Fire safety

As new products and technologies are developed, our ability to push the boundaries of design – while maintaining and improving safety standards – continues apace.
Seminar, by Rutland
With the new Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act in mind this seminar offers principal designers, principal contractors and duty holders guidance on how to influence the protection of life within buildings.

Founded in 2004, Rutland engineers and manufactures fire doors and door closers. Better fire doors featuring the correct door controls save lives. Rutland’s mission is to protect every building and the lives within it by providing the very best fire safety.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Halspan Ltd
A step-by-step guide on how to use up-to-date technology developed within the fire door industry supply chain to ensure that specification, detailing, fabrication, installation, inspection and maintenance satisfy the needs of new legislation and the Golden Thread.

Halspan is one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality door components, from fully-certified fire door blanks and cores, seals and hardware, to steel door frames. It claims to be the first company to offer a full range of testing, and today continues to test to British (BS), European (EN) and North American (UL) standards, providing customers with complete peace of mind.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Explores the different types of cavity barrier available, factors to consider when specifying, and guidance on current British and European fire testing standards for both open-state and full-fill cavity barriers.

For nearly 60 years, PFC Corofil has been one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of passive fire protection products. Its wide range of fully compliant fire-stopping products and systems include cavity barriers, linear gap seals and products to fire stop service penetrations.

Duration: 20 minutes, plus Q&A
Online Learning, by Zentia
How suspended ceilings can react to, and resist the effects, of fire. Includes guidance on the role active and passive fire protection plays in buildings, suspended ceiling testing methods, and how to break the fire triangle.

Zentia is a UK market leader in complete ceiling solutions. Evolved from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions and with over a century of experience, Zentia offers a complete range of futureproof ceiling solutions and the infrastructure to work with specifiers, contractors and distribution partners.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Exploit the benefits of open space design by using smoke curtains. This seminar explores their construction, classification and compliance, application (including in void separation, channelling and smoke compartments), installation, performance requirements, and role in SHEVS.

Kent Smoke and Fire Curtain is a British-owned, fully certified designer, manufacturer and installer of automatic smoke and fire curtains with more than 30 years’ experience. Its world class, 4,000 sq m manufacturing facility in the heart of Dubai helps deliver the highest quality products within the shortest lead times.

Duration: 45-60 minutes, plus Q&A
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