2023-11-17T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Knauf Insulation
This CPD, sponsored by Knauf Insulation, takes an in-depth look at the systems that lie behind the rainscreen facades of buildings and sets out the regulations and relevant guidance that should be considered to ensure the specification of safe, healthy and sustainable structures. Deadline for completion Friday 29 December 2023.
2023-10-27T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Catnic
This Catnic-sponsored CPD module looks at the use of steel standing seam systems, exploring their design features, advantages and limitations in residential applications, as well as relevant guidelines considerations during installation. Deadline for completion Friday 8 December 2023.
2023-10-13T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Rockwool
This latest CPD module, sponsored by Rockwool, looks at the latest version of BS 5422, the British Standard for thermal insulation of pipework and equipment, exploring recommendations and key updates for 2023. Deadline for completion Friday 24 November 2023.
2023-10-06T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Vandersanden
This CPD module, sponsored by Vandersanden, explores the innovations in brick manufacturing, with a focus on the material’s green credentials. Deadline for completion Friday 17 November 2023.
2023-09-22T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by MiTek
Designed to give you a better understanding of specifying metal web joists in your projects, this MiTek-sponsored CPD module will discuss the material’s properties, alongside possible applications, relevant regulations and various design considerations. Deadline for completion Friday 3 November 2023.
2023-04-21T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Rockwool
This CPD module, sponsored by ROCKWOOL, explores the importance of designing for effective compartmentation and the legal liability regarding the provision of fire protection. Deadline for completion Friday 2 June 2023.
2023-03-17T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Steel For Life
This CPD, sponsored by Steel for Life, examines the central role sustainability plays in procurement strategies and explains the key recommendations for procuring sustainable structural steelwork. Deadline for completion Friday 28 April 2023.
2023-02-17T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by RIW
This CPD sponsored by RIW explains the latest requirements on waterproofing structures such as basements as provided in the updated British Standard, BS 8102: 2022. Deadline for completion Friday 31 March 2023.
2022-12-23T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Eurocell
This Eurocell sponsored CPD examines the specification options for refurbishing or replacing window units in social housing alongside the best practice methodologies for ensuring they are fit for purpose. Deadline for completion Friday 3 February 2023.
2022-12-21T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Eurocell
This CPD module, sponsored by Eurocell, will explore the scope of value engineering, its application and how utilisation can benefit a production process. Deadline for completion Friday 3 February 2023.
2022-12-02T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by TG Escapes Modular Eco-Buildings
This CPD sponsored by TG Escapes Modular Eco-Buildings explains the issues around biodiversity and how buildings can help restore an environmental balance by including biophilic features. Deadline for completion Friday 13 January 2023.
2022-11-18T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Rockwool
This CPD sponsored by ROCKWOOL examines the issues around acoustic performance in schools, sets out the relevant regulations and standards, and explains some of the solutions available. Deadline for completion Friday 30 December 2022.
2022-11-11T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Vandersanden
This CPD sponsored by Vandersanden explores the benefits of specifying clay brick, alongside the types and causes of movement in brickwork and how to design to accommodate movement. Deadline for completion Friday 23 December 2022.
2022-09-16T06:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Rockwool
This CPD sponsored by Rockwool explains how rainscreen cladding can be a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to upgrade a building, and the specification factors to consider. Deadline for completion Friday 28 October 2022.
2022-09-09T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific
This CPD, sponsored by Georgia-Pacific, looks at how roof cover boards are used in flat roofs, between the outer waterproofing layer and the insulation layer
2022-07-21T14:25:00+01:00Sponsored by J&W
This J&W sponsored CPD explains how modular buildings benefit from a different kind of weatherproofing and how to specify the appropriate materials
2022-07-15T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Knauf Insulation
This Knauf Insulation sponsored CPD spells out the key elements of the new additions to the Building Regulations that are aimed at improving energy efficiency in homes, and explains which materials can help deliver the best results for an energy efficient project. DEADLINE: 26 August 2022
2022-06-17T11:19:00+01:00Sponsored by Darren Evans
This CPD feature, sponsored by Darren Evans, will look at the challenges facing the construction industry as it seeks to respond to the climate emergency and deliver buildings that will meet net zero criteria. DEADLINE: 28 July 2022
2022-04-22T05:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Steel For Life
This Steel for Life sponsored CPD introduces the first edition of a new Sustainability Specification for structural steelwork and sets out requirements and practices for achieving environmentally sustainable steelwork building construction, including maximal efficiency and minimal waste.
2022-03-31T11:03:00+01:00Sponsored by Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation
This Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation sponsored-CPD explains how to specify hybrid electrical heating systems to achieve lower energy use and emissions for buildings.
2022-03-30T08:48:00+01:00Sponsored by Cupa Pizarras
This CPD sponsored by Cupa Pizarras will examine the considerations in specifying natural slate for roofing and cladding.
2022-03-16T11:29:00+00:00Sponsored by AG
Regulations now state that sustainable drainage systems should be included in new housing schemes where feasible. This AG sponsored CPD explains how these systems work and the specification considerations. Deadline: 22nd April 2022
2022-01-21T05:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Steel For Life
This Steel for Life sponsored CPD explains the roadmap produced by the BCSA to decarbonise the UK structural steelwork sector to meet the UK net zero carbon target by 2050. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 4th March 2022
This Radiana sponsored CPD will look at how radiant cooling works and why it can be an efficient method for reducing overheat in a development without adding pressure to the climate. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 14th January 2022