Continuing Professional Development

Thermal Economics is a registered in the RIBA CPD Providers Network, which delivers valuable CPD seminars to enhance architects, house builders, specifiers and other construction professional’s knowledge of current issues, trends and solutions available in the construction market.

Being an acoustics and thermal insulation provider to this market, Thermal Economics regularly works with architects and specifiers to help deliver insulation solutions that meet the exact needs of each build.

To ensure that its own products continue to meet the required building standards efficiently and cost-effectively, Thermal Economics regular reviews and evolves existing solutions as well as designing new products to meet and often excel industry requirements. As such, Thermal Economics is keen to share its experience and knowledge to keep construction professionals up-to-date on acoustic and thermal insulation developments in the market.

To find out more about our CPD seminars, please contact our CPD Department on 01582 544238 or email [email protected]

The current RIBA approved Thermal Economics CPD seminars are:

Understanding Acoustics: Basic Principles of Designing & Specifying Separating Floors

This seminar provides members with general awareness on the reduction of sound
transmission through separating floors in the domestic environment. The following topics are covered:

  • Understand the different types of sounds within the domestic environment and how they are created
  • Understand the requirements of Building Regulations Approved Document Part E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound, and methods of compliance
  • Understand the movement of sound through a structure and methods of reducing the transfer of sound
  • Understand materials and methods commonly used in acoustic floor constructions to reduce sound transfer through a separating floor, their advantages and disadvantages