At Versatile Group, we are committed to the continuous professional development of our peers, and are pleased to offer a range of informative and interesting CPD seminars on a range of topics, outlined below.
Radiant Panels: energy-efficient, comfortable heating & cooling in large spaces
Certified by RIAI, CIBSE, RIBA
Versatile’s one-hour Radiant Panels CPD seminar certified by RIAI, RIBA & CIBSE is designed to keep HVAC professionals abreast of recent advances in Radiant Heating & Cooling. The ability to economically heat buildings whilst also considering the environmental impact is important; even more so in large spaces such as offices, warehouses, sports centres, retail outlets, schools and hospitals where energy usage is high. Likewise, the need to cool buildings effectively is becoming a key issue – as better insulated buildings, improved sustainability measures and the comfort needs of individuals influence the performance of the building and its occupants. The Radiant Panels CPD looks at the available energy-saving solutions, how they operate and explains the benefits that Radiant systems can offer.
The evolution of Low-H2O radiators
Certified by CIBSE, RIBA
Versatile’s one-hour Evolution of Low-H2O radiators CPD seminar certified by RIBA and CIBSE is designed to keep HVAC professionals abreast of recent advances in low water content heating and compliance with increasingly strict nZEB standards. This includes advances in Low-H2O radiators and trench heating including Dynamic Boost Effect (DBE) technology to help achieve nZEB and optional demand-controlled heating & mechanical ventilation. Each seminar addresses current practices whilst helping designers to identify technical solutions and harness the benefits of
Specifying Tiles with Confidence: Exploring BCAR Regulations including slip resistance
Certified by RIAI
Versatile’s one-hour CPD Seminar Specifying Tiles with Confidence: Exploring BCAR Regulations including slip resistance will provide an introduction to the technical regulations inherent in tile specification including Slip Resistance, LRV ratings & contrast and Movement joints. This CPD course will outline the context of the Law regarding commercial flooring and will provide an in-depth look at slip ratings, various slip tests, what they measure and what they mean in relation to specifying a tile floor. You will also gain an understanding of BCAR regulations relating to Light Reflective Values (LRV) and Shade Variation to assist you in selecting tiles for your clients. Importantly, the course also covers Movement joints, the provision of which should be given due consideration at the design stage, minimum Grout Joint regulation and Bowing/Lippage tolerances.