RIBA & BIID Approved CPD Seminars

Specifying tile and stone?

Our suite of RIBA & BIID Approved CPD seminars will help you to achieve installations that last.

Each seminar is 45-60 minutes long and has been crafted to address a key application area, so you can easily select the presentation that best fits your needs. The RIBA & BIID Approved CPDs currently available are listed below.

10 Point Plan for a Perfect Wetroom

This seminar explores wet room installations at the design and specification stage. It will discuss integrated vs. multi-manufacturer combined systems, design and how point drains and linear drains can be hidden or accent the design, waterproofing requirements and how an integrated system can offer complete peace of mind, technology and the difference between waterproof systems and water-resistant systems, understanding the risks, and further considerations such as lighting, acoustics and undertile heating. 

A taste of what you can learn

  1. The solutions available for tiled wetroom installations
  2. How to specify integrated systems
  3. The applicable British standards and relevant Building Regulations for tiled wetroom applications and design considerations
  4. How to identify key design considerations when specifying wetroom systems.

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Considerations for Tile and Stone Installations

Gain an overview as to the key points you should bear in mind when dealing with tile and stone installations, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar provides an introduction to working with these popular materials and offers a gateway to Schlüter’s application-specific seminars.

A taste of what you can learn

1. The differences involved in specifying for wet vs. dry areas and walls vs. floors
2. Classifications and ratings for tile and stone coverings, substrate preparation etc
3. Why and how to specify tile fixing in conformance with British Standards
4. How to prevent problems by specifying the correct support beneath the surface
5. What to consider in setting an appropriate cleaning and maintenance schedule

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Specifying Integrated Underfloor Heating Systems

Learn how to successfully specify the underfloor heating systems that best suit your projects, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar focuses on the modern advances made in this popular arena, discussing hydronic and electric technologies and their capabilities.

A taste of what you can learn
1.The benefits of modular screed systems vs. traditional screeds
2. How to minimise assembly height without compromising strength
3.How modular screeds can save time, money and materials
4.Electric underfloor heating and utilising integrated uncoupling technology
5.Capabilities of underfloor heating systems and their ability to run at reduced temperatures

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Specifying Solutions for Crack-Free Tile and Stone Coverings

Learn how to guarantee a crack-free finish for tile and stone, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar covers the recommendations and essential considerations in specifying problem-free coverings that last.

A taste of what you can learn
1.Why movement joints and uncoupling membranes prevent typical problems
2.How to incorporate movement joints and uncoupling membranes in-line with British Standards
3.How to select and position movement joints
4.The history and science of uncoupling, and the modern solutions available

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Specifying External Applications with Tile and Stone

Enhance your understanding of how to protect bonded installations of tile and stone installed on balconies, terraces and patios, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved Seminar explores how to counteract the stresses of the environment and achieve functional assemblies.

A taste of what you can learn:

  1. Benefits of a fully functional assembly system for external tile and stone coverings
  2. How to provide protection from cracking, splitting, tenting and debonding of the covering
  3. Managing drainage above and below the covering
  4. What to consider if balconies are being designed to ensure tile and stone can be installed

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