RIBA Approved CPD Seminars

The RIBA Core Curriculum has been created by the RIBA for its members to ensure that key architectural skills are covered in learning activities. Chartered members are obliged to undertake a minimum of 20 of their yearly 35 hours CPD from this curriculum, with two hours of CPD time in each of ten key topics.

Franke Sissons offer a number of CPD seminars within the category:

Climate: sustainable architecture

How to Specify Commercial Washroom Accessories

An interactive seminar with samples and video footage for our Stainless steel accessory range.  The seminar will include the benefits of specifying stainless steel over other materials such as chrome and plastic.  Environmental and sustainability issues will also be discussed throughout the seminar, highlighting the benefits of specifying certain products over others, for example hand dryers over paper towel dispensers. This handy 45 minute presentation can be delivered over a lunchtime period (or whenever is convenient) in your own office or location of your choice.

Learning Aims

  • Accessory options for commercial projects
  • Benefits of specifying stainless accessories
  • Environmental and sustainability benefits 
A New Generation of Commercial Washbasins and Washtroughs

An interactive seminar with samples and video footage for our granite composite Miranit material and the benefits of use for commercial washbasins and washtroughs. This handy 45 minute presentation can be delivered over a lunchtime period (or whenever is convenient) in your own office or location of your choice.

Learning Aims

  • Benefits of specifying composite materials
  • Applications for composite materials
  • Variables when specifying bespoke washbasins.
Water Management and Conservation in the Commercial Washroom

The useful and interactive seminar  illustrates different methods of water management and conservation available for commercial washrooms. It includes details on how user issues relate to the operation of manual, electronic and self-closing water fittings. This handy 45 minute seminar can be presented over a lunchtime period (or whenever is convenient for you) in a location of your choice. 

Learning Aims

  • Environmental and sustainability issues
  • Control and monitoring of water usage
  • Different methods of water management & the approximate cost savings
Stainless Steel for Commercial Washrooms

An interactive seminar to illustrate the use of stainless steel as a material for sanitaryware applications as well as its sustainability benefits and guidance on selecting the correct grades of stainless steel. The seminar also includes details on innovative new products manufactured from this versatile material. Available in a handy lunchtime 45 minute format.

Learning Aims

  • Qualities of stainless steel as a sanitary material
  • Benefits of tainless steel products in comparison to ceramic sanitaryware
  • Environmental and sustainability issues, working to BREEAM
  • Benefits of stainless steel products for commercial applications
Why Specify Waterless Urinals?

This useful and interactive seminar illustrates the different types of waterless urinal systems available and some of the benefits of each, including highlighting the cost and more importantly the environmental... benefits. It helps to dispel some of the myths around waterfree urinals and includes an interactive demonstration to aid understanding.

Learning Aims

  • To understand some of the different waterless systems currently on the market and the benefits of each
  • To understand the different materials available for waterless urinals and the benefits of each
  • The environmental and sustainability benefits from specifying waterless products
  • The cleaning and maintenance regime
  • Suitable applications for waterless urinals
  • Example case studies

Looking for something a little less formal?

Lunch and Learn events from Franke

As well as CPD seminars, we also offer lunch and learn events from Franke Water Systems, so if you're looking something a little more informal, please get in touch!

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