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CPD Training

As we are currently unable to run our usual programme of live CPD lunch & learns due to the pandemic, we have organised a series of afternoon CPD webinars. These cover a wide range of technical subjects and are hosted via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.  The webinars are proving very popular with local agents, builders and surveyors and if you would like to be added to our invite list, please email

We have put together the below on-demand training videos sourced from; RIBA, Colab and the CPD service which you may also find useful. Please note the links in this table are to external websites.  All the videos and modules are free to access.

CAVITY CLOSERS Dacatie Building solutions B Regs issues and solutions - reveals, windows/ doors Link 27 mins
CLAY HEAVE Claymaster Tech info benefits, usage, specs and FAQs Link Info
FIRE Able Canopies Ltd Fire resistance for balconies on residential buildings Link 51 mins
FIRE FSi Ltd Fire protection standards and certification Link   22 mins
FIRE Dormakaba UK Requirements hardware on fire doors Link 15 mins
FIRE iMist Watermist fire suppression system Link register
FIRE Plumis Intelligent fire protection Link register 
INSULATION Celotex E-learning Academy - videos on building regs and products Link register
RAINWATER   SYSTEMS Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage Rainwater systems to achieve architectural vision Link 17 mins
ROOFING SIG design & Technology Roof specification - design/systems/compliance Link 22 mins
SOUND PROOFING Cellecta Ltd Sound proofing insulation systems Link 16 mins

General principles of smoke control + more topics

Link 60 mins
SUSTAINABILITY Swedish Wood Timber, the building material of the future x 3 videos




40 mins total
SUSTAINABILITY Accoya Timber doors, windows and cladding with minimum 60 year life Link 21 mins
SANITARYWARE The Sanitaryware Co Ltd Specifying sanitaryware inc building regs Link 20 mins
SUDS Ronacrete Ltd Compliant permeable paving: resin bound surfacing systems Link 19 mins
THERMAL  BRIDGING Armatherm Solutions - improving building envelope performance Link 22 mins
UFH Ardex UK Ltd Specifying with confidence Link 41 mins
WATERPROOFING Newton Waterproofing Structural waterproofing design strategies Link 57 mins
WATERPROOFING Delta Membranes Ltd Protection of below ground structures against water from ground Link 36 mins



The objectives of fire suppression and overview of building regs

28/01/2021 15:00

In this live CPD session William Makant, CEO and co founder of Plumis, will cover the objectives of fire suppression and an overview of the relevant Building Regulations and Standards for domestic fire suppression. This will include: objectives of fire suppression, what are the functional requirements of Building Regulations, how guidance documents and Standards relate to Building Regulations, understanding the nature and scope of current Standards, how water mist suppression and systems work, measuring the performance of suppression systems, understanding jargon around fire suppression, evaluating the most appropriate suppression system to use, how suppression systems are being developed to enhance performance.

The webinar will also include a live Q&A session


Rockwool UK

Fire safety in tall building facades

11/02/2021 15:00 - 16:00

Live Teams webinar

Fire safety in tall building facades

Keith Genower will be joining us for what promises to be another excellent presentation. This time Keith will be covering fire spread across combustible wall systems, changes to Regulations and guidance documents, considerations with BR135 and BS8414 testing and non-combustible solutions from Rockwool.



Roof and wall systems and requirements of ADs C2 & L

02/03/2021 15:00

Live webinar

Roof and wall systems

After giving an excellent presentation in 2019 we have invited back Bradley Cameron to give an updated presentation on Tyvek's roof and wall systems. The presentation will include; meeting the requirements of ADs C2 & L, detrimental effects of roofspace ventilation, principles of a non-ventilated pitched roof system, modern membrane comparison, BRE/NFRC independent testing, installation methods, advantages of Tyvek system, acceptances and approvals, wall applications - STA guidance on W1/W2 and flame retardant membranes.


Brett Landscaping

SuDS and the role of permeable paving

24/03/2021 15:00

Live Zoom Webinar

SuDS and the role of permeable paving

This 45 minute RIBA approved live webinar provides guidance on why concrete block permeable paving should be considered a solution for SuDS along with the legislative drivers and how compliant systems can be designed. Topics covered include:  Architecture for social purpose, legal, regulatory and statutory compliance, sustainable architecture, places, plannig and communities, design construction and technology.