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Legal, regulatory and compliance

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Marvin Architectural - CE Certification and how it Supersedes Existing Testing Procedures when Specifying Windows and Doors
CE Certification and how it Supersedes Existing Testing Procedures when Specifying Windows and Doors
Examines the importance of specifying CE-certified products and the benefits of the CE mark in creating a level playing field and breaking down trade barriers. Also describes the three compulsory tests for CE certification of window and door elements, and the significance of the whole supply chain being responsible for compliance.

Marvin Architectural specialises in bespoke wood- and aluminium-clad windows and doors. Its team includes in-house window and door design specialists, painters and replacement and refurbishment experts, all focussed on delivering the feeling of luxury, design and harmony that customers have come to expect.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes.
Knauf - Interior Solutions for Public Buildings
Interior Solutions for Public Buildings
Seminar, by Knauf
Construction is ever-changing. To keep up, one must innovate. This seminar looks at a wide variety of interior products, their technical detailing, and the British standards and regulations driving them. The presentation is delivered by a fully-trained specification manager capable of both diving into detail, and offering a broad overview of available options.

Knauf manufactures innovative gypsum building products that include plasterboard, ready-mixed plasters, metal framing systems, dry screed flooring, acoustic ceilings, exterior sheathing panels, renders, interior design boards – and more. Knauf is a major manufacturer, with annual sales of approximately £6.3bn. The company offers a full technical support service, from initial concept discussions to sub-contractor support on site.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Marley Ltd - Playing by the Regulations: Roof Security
Playing by the Regulations: Roof Security
Seminar, by Marley Ltd
It can be difficult to keep up-to-date with ever-changing products and constantly evolving British standards and regulations. With this in mind, this CPD seminar provides information on the forthcoming BS8612 – the standard for dry fixed ridge, hip and gable roof systems.

With 100 years of roofing expertise and heritage behind it, Marley Eternit is one of the UK’s leading roof systems manufacturers, offering all elements of a roofing system, from clay and concrete tiles, fibre cement slates, shingles and profiled sheeting, to roofing accessories and battens – including BS5534-compliant battens.

Marley Eternit’s comprehensive range of products also features a range of TDCA-approved timber decking which has recently been awarded DeckMark accreditation.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
The Sanitaryware Company Ltd - Specifying Sanitaryware Today
Specifying Sanitaryware Today
Offers an insight into the key information required when specifying sanitaryware. Learn more about how the way an area is used affects the sanitaryware specified, design considerations for various sanitaryware items, relevant Building Regulations and standards, and how to specify to budget.

The Sanitaryware Company is the product of 40-years' market-leading washroom knowledge and expertise. Whether in terms of compliance, durability or design, The Sanitaryware Company’s products meet and exceed all your building requirements. The company takes great pride in supplying the best sanitaryware products for your project, delivering value, performance and design.

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