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RIAI CPD Network Roadshow & RIAI Members Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time:09:30 - 05:00 (Registration 09:00)

Limerick City venue TBC

Cost:Free to RIAI members & RIAI Practice members

Event Information

To reserve a place for the RIAI CPD Network Roadshow & RIAI Members Meeting, log-in on the MyRIAI  with your Username (usually your Membership/Registration Number) and Password and click the BOOK ONLINE button beside your chosen course.

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RIAI CPD Network Roadshow

The RIAI are pleased to announce the launch of the RIAI CPD Network Roadshow , 11 September, Limerick City, venue TBC.

The roadshow will feature current, high quality CPD presentations by a selection of RIAI CPD Network provider companies. Don't miss this great opportunity to earn some free CPD points and update yourself on recent developments in the design, detailing and specification of a variery of building elements.

RIAI Members Meeting

RIAI President David Browne and CEO Kathryn Meghen are travelling around the country to meet members, provide a general update on RIAI activities and discuss any issues members may wish to address.

This event is free but booking is essential.

CPD Providers presenting will be confirmed shortly.

Note: ProgrammeTBC

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New Online RIAI Business CPD -  Developing Sustainable Careers in Architecture

Date: Thursday, June 07, 2018
Time:Online CPD Course


Cost:Special Introductory Price for RIAI Practices and Members: €65.00

Event Information

To register to take this online course log-in on the CPD Home Page with your Username (usually your Membership/Registration Number) and Password and click the BOOK ONLINE button beside this course title.

This online course comprises of a live recording of the RAI Business CPD  - Developing Sustainable Careers in Architecture. The RIAI Business CPD is designed to provide you with some of the tools necessary to develop your business.

The Presenters include RIAI members and experts from the field sharing their experience of what works and doesn't work for them.

Course Aim:
The aim of this Business CPD is to help develop sustainable careers in architecture by supporting RIAI members in the further development of their business skills and showcase alternative approaches to the business challenges and opportunities for small to medium architectural practices.

Course Format:
The RIAI Business CPD covers three key themes:

• Valuing your service and charging for it
• Marketing strategy and PR
• HR: Attracting and maintaining the right staff

This online CPD course is delivered via RIAI Digital Chalk

  • Following receipt of your payment via MyRIAI you will receive an email from the RIAI CPD Division providing your login details for RIAI Digital Chalk
  • This online course will be accessible from your RIAI Digital Chalk account for 6 months from the date of registration
  • The course concludes with a short quiz on based on the content of the online presentation.
  • The RIAI will send you a CPD certificate for 5 structured CPD points on successful completion of the quiz.

Each session will begin with a presentation on the theme for that session by a keynote speaker as an expert in the field. The theme will then be addressed by a number of RIAI members who have kindly agreed to share their approach to the particular topic to hand using case studies and examples of their personal experience.

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RIAI CPD Links: Introduction to nZEB and How to Comfortably Achieve it

Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Time:09:00 – 13:00

Irish Green Building Council Office,19 Mountjoy Square East, D01 TF76 Dublin 1

Cost:€100 (VAT exempt) Discounted ticket to €85 for members of IGBC and PHAI Discounted ticket to €50 for students
Event Tickets: www.eventbrite.ie

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Module 1
nZEB requirements for Domestic and Non-Domestic Buildings.

Overview of the nearly Zero Energy Building Standard and what this entails for both domestic and non-domestic buildings:

Irish and European Legislative background
Building Fabric Heat Loss (insulation, thermal bridging, windows and airtightness)
Building Services (mechanical ventilation and domestic hot water)
Renewable Energy Production
Energy Performance Coefficient (EPC) and Carbon Performance Coefficient (CPC)
Energy performance calculations and design modelling: DEAP & NEAP

Module 2
Overview of the Passive House Standard: using an established standard as a route to nZEB.

Passive House standard: history, certification criteria and energy balance
Ensuring comfort through Passive House (whole-year even temperatures, warm winter surfaces, no summer overheating, draft-free)
Ensuring healthy interior (mould free, condensation free, high indoor air quality, low noise pollution)
Quality of construction detailing, execution and commissioning
Primary energy thresholds, including renewable energy technology
Energy performance calculations using PHPP and key differences to the DEAP.

Module 3
Case study of fast-track affordable social housing built to dual certification according to nZEB and Passive House:

Semi-detached dwelling project overview (envelope, mechanical systems, renewable energy systems)
The ‘Seven Steps to nZEB’
Cost optimisation – delivering superior quality at cost parity
Overlap and divergence of nZEB and Passive House.

3.5 CPD Structured points


To register your interest click here. 

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