RIBA approved CPDs Franke Water Systems

RIBA Approved CPD Seminars

As in most professions, doing continuing professional development (CPD) is obligatory for our Chartered Members. Doing CPD helps you to stay competent, professional, capable and resilient as an architect. CPD enables you to achieve better outcomes and better businesses. CPD also helps you to contend with disruption and to face current and future challenges as well as learn new skills and specialisms.

Franke Sissons offer CPD seminars within RIBA Core Curriculum categories: Design, construction and technology, Inclusive environments and sustainable architecture.

Take the online module!

Struggling to find the time to organise a CPD presentation? Why not discover our online CPD certified energy and water saving washrooms CPD module. It's quick and easy, simply read our article and answer the questions at the end to pass the module. Once completed, a member of our friendly team will be in contact to arrange your CPD certificate to be sent to you.

Complete online module
Designing Washrooms for Mental Health Facilities
Designing washrooms for mental health facilities

An interactive seminar which covers the design considerations when specifying washroom products for safe ensuite facilities and mental health environments. This handy 45 minute presentation can be delivered over a lunchtime period (or whenever is convenient) via teams or zoom, in your own office or location of your choice. 

Learning Aims

  • Understand current statistics and future targets for inpatient suicides in mental health facilities
  • Understand specific requirements and regulations for washroom design in mental health facilities
  • Understand the general requirements for washroom design in health facilities 
  • Understand the products available to meet these requirements

RIBA Core Curriculum: Design, construction and technology, Inclusive environments

 

Specifying Energy and Water Saving Washrooms
Specifying energy and water saving washrooms CPD learning aims

An interactive seminar which covers the causes and consequences of long term water shortages and how specifying energy and water efficient products within washroom environments can help create a sustainable future. his handy 45 minute presentation can be delivered over a lunchtime period (or whenever is convenient) in your own via teams or zoom, in your own office or location of your choice.  This module can also be taken online.

Learning Aims

  • The global context for water scarcity
  • Causes and consequences of long term water shortage
  • How specifiers can contribute to reduced water consumption
  • Water and energy saving products/systems in washrooms
  • Relationship between water efficiency and energy efficiency

RIBA Core Curriculum: Design, construction and technology, Sustainable architecture

 

How to Specify Commercial Washroom Accessories
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
A new generation of commercial washbasins and washtroughs CPD

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
Water management and conservation in commercial washrooms

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
Stainless steel commercial washrooms CPD

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?
Specifying waterless urinals CPD

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

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