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Latest CPD

Here are the latest CPD materials to have been assessed and approved by the RIBA. These include both new and recently-revised CPD materials.
OAG Limited - Design and Specification: A Journey to Fire Resistant Glazing
Design and Specification: A Journey to Fire Resistant Glazing
Seminar, by OAG Limited
Provides an overview of glazed fire-resistant screens and doors, including today’s material choices, current building regulations and the relevant EN and BS standards. This seminar also discusses the testing and assessment process involved in effective passive fire protection of infrastructure and personnel, and how to maintain the integrity of a glazed fire barrier.

Thanks to its work on some of the UK’s most impressive structures, the name OAG has become synonymous with stunning architectural glass. OAG is passionate about delivering striking solutions that leave a lasting impression on anyone who sees them.

When you work with OAG, its experts become part of your team, filling your project with energy, bringing your vision to life, and giving it a distinctive edge.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Saint-Gobain Building Glass - Glass for Interiors
Glass for Interiors
The complexities, range and versatility of glass used inside buildings is explained in this information-packed seminar, which also includes material on: the basics of glass manufacturing, British Standards and Regulations, manifestation, design features now possible through the use of glass, and glass performance characteristics including safety, privacy and acoustics.

Saint-Gobain Building Glass, one of Europe's foremost manufacturers of flat glass for the UK, has long been known for leading the way in the architecture and construction industry, helping to create great spaces by combining comfort and sustainability to enhance the wellbeing of people everywhere.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
Optima  - Understanding Partition Acoustics
Understanding Partition Acoustics
Seminar, by Optima
An educational presentation aimed at providing an overview of the sound insulation performance of glazed partitions and doors, to allow architects to specify sound insulation with confidence. The seminar will help to familiarise architects with the issues surrounding acoustic performance, including laboratory testing, measuring sound insulation values on-site, and how construction quality as a whole can affect that performance.

Optima is a market-leading company specialising in glass partitioning and drywall. Product design is key: its UK-made products are specified and installed in some of the most striking commercial buildings in Britain and overseas, helping to create stunning working environments. Additionally, short lead times, meticulous quality control, and commitment to seeing a project through are central to Optima’s service.

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