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Live 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.
Sustainable Refurbishment Solutions for Non Domestic Buildings
Online Learning, by Tata Steel
Covers: the main reasons and drivers for refurbishment: the key requirements of Part L2B; the main types of refurbishment solution available; technical processes involved in delivering refurbishment solutions; common hazards and risks, and how these can be managed and overcome; and, the sustainable nature of refurbishment, including improved energy performance, reduced CO2 emissions, and pack back periods.

Tata Steel provides a comprehensive range of products and techniques to create value for the construction industry and support sustainable development. The company works closely with its customers to deliver solutions aimed at improving cost-effectiveness and speed of construction, increasing the functionality and performance of buildings and infrastructure. Its goal is to reduce the consumption of resources, both in the original construction process and in ongoing usage. The construction industry is Tata Steel’s largest single market globally, and the group offers a range of products and systems, including the widest range of construction products certified to BES 6001, the responsible sourcing standard.
The Environmental Benefits of Installing Permeable Paving
Online Learning, by Instarmac Group plc
With over three million properties at risk of surface water flooding in England alone (according to the Environment Agency), it now represents a serious problem affecting homes, businesses, roads, railways and utilities – indeed all aspects of modern life. This presentation details how permeable paving is a safe and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional structures. It includes information on the full scale and nature of the current flood risk crisis, why permeable paving is a viable solution, where to specify it, how to install it, and some wider environmental factors to consider.

Instarmac Group has manufactured and supplied cement and bitumen-based products to clients worldwide for more than 40 years. Instarmac’s reputation is built on research, development and innovation. Its materials are used in highway maintenance, urban regeneration, tiling, commercial flooring and internal finishing. Naturally, they’re backed by first-class customer, technical and site support services. Many contain up to 20% recycled materials. As part of its commitment to the environment Instarmac achieved zero waste to landfill in 2014. Since then 100% of its waste has been recycled. Goods are delivered via the company’s own, in-house tracked, FORS Silver-accredited fleet, thereby ensuring more accurate deliveries, reduced damages and offering complete peace of mind.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Understanding Blue Roofs - From design to application
Online Learning, by Optigreen Ltd
Increases in our urban population, the density of urban development and the effects of climate change are all placing additional pressure on our public surface water drainage systems. Designed and installed correctly, a blue roof can provide a very successful surface water management solution for modern construction projects. This seminars covers the principles of blue roof design, the benefits it can provide and the importance of the specification process.

Optigreen is one of the leading suppliers to the green roof industry, with 50 years’ experience. With a portfolio of high-quality products and solutions, and offering quality, project-specific technical advice, Optigreen supports clients throughout the planning, execution and maintenance of green roof schemes.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Ventilation Strategies and Best Practice Compliance
Online Learning, by EnviroVent Ltd
A roadmap to ventilation compliance and superior indoor air quality through efficient ventilation. Discusses the technical theory surrounding ventilation strategies outlined in Approved Documents F and L, and competency requirements regarding installation and commissioning.

EnviroVent is a leading ventilation manufacturer of whole-house ventilation systems, including heat recovery and positive input ventilation. It offers a range of silent extractor fans to improve indoor air quality and prevent condensation and mould problems. EnviroVent can assist with various projects, from self-build properties to apartments and larger communal residences. Its ventilation design team takes the hassle and complication out of ventilation system design by providing a dedicated and bespoke design service. It will quickly convert your requirements into a quote. With the need to deliver compliant ventilation rates and ever greater levels of air tightness, EnviroVent’s team of experienced system designers will help you specify the most effective and suitable ventilation solution.