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CPD 09 2022: Fire safety, digitalisation and the golden thread.

Disasters such as Grenfell have cast a spotlight on fire safety in buildings, especially residential
developments. As the government tightens up legislation, what role can digitalisation play in
improving fire safety? This CPD, sponsored by PlanRadar, sets out the options.


CPD 08 2022: Streamlining Weatherproofing In Modular Construction  

This J&W sponsored CPD explains how modular buildings benefit from a different kind of weatherproofing and how to specify the appropriate materials. Deadline 2nd September.


CPD 07 2022: Part L Compliance Considerations

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.


CPD 06 2022: Achieving Net Zero Carbon in the Built Environment

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: 28th July.


CPD 05 2022: Sustainable Steelwork Specification

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. Deadline: 3rd June 2022


CPD 04 2022: Hybrid Electrical Solutions 

This Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation sponsored CPD explains how to specify hybrid electrical heating systems to achieve lower energy use and emissions for buildings. Deadline: 7th May 


CPD 03 2022: Specifying Natural Slate

This CPD sponsored by Cupa Pizarras will examine the considerations in specifying natural slate for roofing and cladding. Deadline: 10th May 2022


CPD 02 2022: Sustainable Drainage Systems 

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


CPD 01 2022: Decarbonising Structural Steelwork

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: 4 March 2022


CPD 15 2021: Residential overheat solutions

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: 14th January 2022


CPD 14 2021: Bridging the performance gap

This Kingspan Insulation sponsored CPD looks at the need to reduce heat loss through thermal bridges in the light of coming changes in statutory energy performance requirements. Deadline: 7 January 2022


CPD 13 2021: Fire-resistant expansion movement joints

This CPD, sponsored by NCC (Movement Joint Systems), looks at the key criteria and considerations for selecting, specifying and installing fire-resistant expansion movement joints and compares the options. Deadline 7th January 2022


CPD 12 2021: Window refurbishment in social housing

This Eurocell sponsored CPD examines the specification options for refurbishing or replacing window units in local authority owned homes or other social housing. Deadline: 24th December


CPD 11 2021: How to avoid brick stains and efflorescence

This Vandersanden sponsored CPD explains how salt, lime and gypsum efflorescence can stain brick facades and the options for prevention and correction. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 10 December 2021


CPD 06 2021: Specifying timber to target Net Zero

This CPD sponsored by TG Escapes Eco-Buildings looks at how timber can make its mark in greening the delivery of the built environment, as construction embarks on a step change in techniques

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