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Construction CPD

Gain your CPD points with Building by completing CPD modules online. Each module below contains a full technical article followed by a link to a multiple-choice questionnaire. All are fully CPD accredited.

Continuing Professional Development

Music Box

CPD 13 2017: Specifying access rooflights

Rooflights can help to transform a roof into usable, desirable space. This module, sponsored by Glazing Vision, outlines how to design an attractive, safe rooflight in accordance with Part K of the Building Regulations

Chase Farm hospital

CPD 12 2017: Protecting below-ground structures from gas and water ingress

Appropriate measures to protect below-ground structures from gas and water will be determined by site conditions and the intended use of the building. This CPD, sponsored by RIW, outlines the key considerations for designers

Economy

CPD 11 2017: Complying with payment practices and reporting

The UK government has introduced a new duty for businesses to report on their payment practices. This CPD, sponsored by Payapps.com, explains the requirements

Sto glass panels shapes

CPD 10 2017: Glass rainscreen cladding systems

Glass rainscreen cladding is an established and proven type of facade. This CPD, sponsored by Sto, explores how the robust and secure system offers design flexibility, thermal efficient insulation and a facade that is weather resistant

De Montfort University’s Fletcher Complex

CPD 8 2017: Curtain wall systems: classification, design and testing

Getting the curtain walling design right is essential if a building is to remain watertight. This CPD module, sponsored by Kawneer, outlines the main points to consider

Sustainable steel

CPD 6 2017: Sustainable steel buildings

Steel offers sustainability credentials through the whole life-cycle of a building, and is an excellent choice of framing material to deliver high-scoring BREEAM projects. This CPD module, sponsored by Steel for Life, outlines the main points to consider

Ceiling ductwork ventilation

CPD 9 2017: Underfloor air conditioning

It is claimed that underfloor air conditioning can offer improved working conditions. This CPD module, sponsored by AET Flexible Space, considers the different types of system

George Dixon Academy

CPD 7 2017: Rainscreen cladding

Rainscreen cladding, which uses an inner and outer leaf to create a seal against moisture, has been in use for decades. But modern systems offer a more flexible, lightweight protection. This CPD module is sponsored by Kalzip

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CPD 5 2017: BIM levels of detail

Levels of detail define the content of a BIM project at different stages. This CPD, sponsored by Vectorworks, outlines the main points to consider