RIBA CPD Items for Armstrong Ceilings Ltd

CPD Items

A Better Learning Environment

This seminar will provide an understanding of the acoustic concepts of classroom design, how to meet the regulatory standards and to provide the optimum conditions for learning. It includes clarification of legislation in particular: - Building regulations (E4) - Building Bulletin 93 - The basics of passive acoustics - The concepts of active acoustics including Soundfield and its relevance to regulations and good acoustic design

Acoustics and Suspended Ceilings

This seminar examines building acoustics, sound transmission, reception and absorption and the use of suspended ceilings in aiding the above.

Guide to Building Acoustics

This guide aims to provide a better understanding and usage for non-acoustic specialists within the building design and construction teams.

Fire and Suspended Ceilings

This seminar looks at the anatomy of fire, British standards and the need for and remedies to achieve careful integration of services and the requirements of the designer.

Metal Ceilings

This seminar will offer the delegate a better understanding of how metal ceilings are made enabling them to better design ceiling layouts.

Ceilings and the Environment

This seminar is a CPD presentation looking at the topic of the environment and sustainability and in particular to the role that suspended ceilings have to play within sustainable development. Topics covered include: - Brief overview of definitions/perceptions of the environment/sustainability, environmental standards, methodologies and tools - Focus on suspended ceilings and their effect on the environment and sustainable construction - Market resources and references

Ceilings and Healthcare Environments

- The objective of this presentation is to provide an improved understanding of the healthcare ceiling requirements, associated guidelines and applications. - This presentation aims to uncover the functions that the ceiling must provide and critical performances, both obvious and obtuse, that are expected of the ceiling.

Using Phase Change Materials in Construction for a More Sustainable Built Environment

This seminar covers: - Introduction to PCM (phase change material) - How PCM can be integrated into suspended ceilings - Designing with HVAC system to save energy costs - How using phase change materials in construction can create a more sustainable built environment

Fitout Solutions for Cat 'A' and Cat 'B' Ceilings

This presentation looks closely at the fit-out market and how the selection of the correct ceiling and wall solution can help to achieve the performance requirements, user comforts and sustainable needs required to meet current legislation. The presentation will cover the types of fit-out projects, their decision makers, and the various requirements in all locations of the project. It includes some interesting case studies with design challenges and solutions to overcome them.

Ceiling Solutions for Education

This seminar will help you better understand the new designs for schools, and meet acoustic and thermal requirements to create a more energy-efficient and comfortable learning environment. The presentation will outline: - A clear understanding of the various acoustical requirements in the design of schools - How to save energy costs and meet the requirement of the Priority Schools Building Programme/Output Specification Impact on Ceilings - How to specify new system designs - How to understand the benefits of using PCM e.g. reduces load/need for air conditioning, reduces energy consumption, low embodied energy, improved thermal comfort in school environments - A summary of detailed school case studies

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity

The Armstrong HEALTH, WELLBEING & PRODUCTIVITY CPD will give participants a better understanding and insight into integrating user-centered interior design to positively impact the health, wellbeing and productivity of occupants

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