Tag Archives: CPD

New Part L convention makes U-value calculations clearer for users


Lack of clarity on how to carry out U-value calculations for those specifying multifoil insulation has been resolved – thanks to the introduction of a new convention brought in under revised Part L of the Building Regulations this summer. The updated BR443’s clear guidelines will also help building control officers …

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Actis training module earns CPD certification

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A training module devised by insulation specialist Actis has received official certification from the CPD Certification Service. The training module demonstrates how to comply with changes to Part L and prepare for Future Homes Standards. Tomorrow’s Insulation Solutions for Future Homes Standards is the fourth in Actis’ series of professional …

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Actis CPD at football ground thermal efficiency conference


Architects, developers and surveyors will be given a chance to learn about the latest developments in the thermal, acoustic and HVAC sectors at a free conference later this month at Bournemouth Football Club. Delegates at the TEAC(H) – Thermal Efficiency, Acoustics and HVAC – conference on Wednesday September 25, will …

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Actis’ CPD Module gains 50% Popularity


Take up of Actis CPD sessions has increased by around 50 per cent since last year – and architects and building control officers are now clamouring for more training from the insulation specialist. Growth in the popularity of the module, which looks at how reflective insulation can address the performance …

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CPD platform for construction industry launched

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A free online educational platform for construction industry professionals, has been launched, providing the industry with a single hub to support their Continuing Professional Development. The Colab platform offers a hub of trusted content from leading industry partners to help upskill those working within the built environment. Whether its apprentices …

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Actis offers free insulation CPD training at March LABSS general meeting

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Insulation specialist Actis is among a number of construction industry experts to address the March general meeting of the LABSS in Stirling. Regional sales director Jemma Harris will talk to more than 40 building control officers and other senior LABSS members from councils across Scotland about addressing the performance gap …

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To be or not to be OSB?


For those specifiers who have contemplated using SterlingOSB Zero for a new project, Norbord has produced a CPD video presentation which highlights the features and benefits of the popular, versatile board. There are variants available and applications include roofing, timber framing and interior fit outs.  Available on RIBA’s CPD website, …

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Actis joins LABC technical roadshow

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The Actis technical team will be off to Milton Keynes later this month to deliver a training session on addressing the performance gap with reflective insulation. The module is one of a number of topics being discussed at the latest LABC technical seminar, which also sees talks on acoustics, brownfield …

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