This CPD explores the unique options available to architects and interior designers to include invisible sound sources into their projects, for entertainment, ambience, education or safety.
Welcome to the DCE CPD Online Academy
Each of the following CPD presentations can be viewed online absolutely FREE – simply register.
Your CPD Attendance Certificate will be emailed once you have finished the seminar and completed the request form.
Suitable for anyone looking to learn about how to achieve zero carbon through a fabric first approach including specifiers, installers, clients and students.
RUST NEVER SLEEPS – In this approved CPD learn about: what rust is, why it happens, and most importantly what we can do about it.
This presentation deals with the general principles, differing types, compatibility considerations, identification, commonly overlooked aspects.
The importance of fire and smoke resistant door assemblies is easily illustrated by the 216 deaths and £2.52 billion property losses each year in the UK alone.
This presentation will provide the how? what? when? and where. The evolution of sliding/folding sliding door. Materials. Pro’s and Con’s of each system type. Usage and operation, Quality, testing and performance standards, Installation and maintenance, Case studies.
This presentation will be looking at objectives and introduction, moving into background and key insights, then legislation and industry standards, then how to specify a mat, then summing up and extras and then a bit about us at the end.
Before now, when the alarm is sounded and activated in most buildings, emergency exit signs do nothing. Their state stays the same; illuminated. They show you to an exit – but what they don’t tell you is where the nearest, quickest, least congested exit is.
What is a Posi-Joist and why should they be specified?
What is the cost, alternatives, span-ability, sound & fire, details, Part L, vibration, whole life costing, and where to go from here.
Update on meeting both Approved Document C (Moisture) and L (Energy Efficiency) using Tyvek and Airguard as well as the requirements of BS5534:2014 – the code of practice for slating and tiling with one proven, BBA certified membrane system.
2020 Part L Regulations – Performance Gap & Annex C + Solutions
Part L amendments are on the way. Get ahead of the issue by eliminating the ‘as specified’ Vs ‘as built’ performance gap for insulation.
This presentation deals with the installation of preformed cavity trays in both new and remedial applications.