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Pilkington United Kingdom - CPD Seminars

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Pilkington and Glass

This is a new seminar approved by RIBA and provides attendees with a greater understanding of glass as a material and product. The seminar discusses:

  • How glass is manufactured and the functions it can perform
  • Point-fixed structural glazing
  • Solar control and thermal insulation
  • Fire protection and Self-cleaning coatings
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 50-60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD AccreditationRiba Provider CPD Accreditation

Glass & Structural Glazing Systems

This online course aims to highlight what the architect/specifier should consider when specifying/designing structural glazing systems:

  • Explanation of the design principles and components involved
  • Understanding of typical production and manufacturing routes
  • Typical applications and support structures
  • Testing, Health & Safety considerations
  • Discipline:
  • Architectural
  • Location:
  • Client Offices
  • Duration:
  • 50-60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • RIBA Accredited
  • Riba Core CPD AccreditationRiba Provider CPD Accreditation

  • Effects of heat on glass
  • Integrity and insulation explained
  • When to specify fire-resistant glass
  • What to look for in a fire-resistant glass
  • The products available in the market
    • Discipline:
    • Architectural
    • Location:
    • Client Offices
    • Duration:
    • 50-60 minutes
    • Accreditation:
    • RIBA Accredited
    • Riba Core CPD AccreditationRiba Provider CPD Accreditation

    Glass for Energy Management

    Detailed knowledge about what to look for in a fire screen, how it performs and manages to protect properties and human lives in a fire:

    • How clear, tinted and coated glasses are manufactured
    • Emissivity - what it is and its role in controlling heat loss
    • Solar heat transmission - different glass types and their coatings
    • The physical limitations imposed by the solar spectrum (light vs heat)
    • Discipline:
    • Architectural
    • Location:
    • Client Offices
    • Duration:
    • 50-60 minutes
    • Accreditation:
    • RIBA Accredited
    • Riba Core CPD AccreditationRiba Provider CPD Accreditation