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One of the UK's leading timber joinery manufacturers JELD-WEN
has seen an unprecedented increase in demand for its CPD
seminar '21stCentury Timber Windows', which is part
of the new simplified RIBA CPD Core Curriculum.
Since its simplification in September 2011, JELD-WEN's
21st Century Timber Windows forms part of the Core
Curriculum heading covering 2: Climate: sustainable architecture,
and 7: Designing and building it: design, construction technology
The presentation is delivered by JELD-WEN's window specialists
to specifiers on a national basis.
The CPD programme covers topics including
how U values are measured and can be specified
to achieve different levels of thermal performance, as well as
giving an insight into energy ratings and how they relate to
current Building Regulation requirements.
JELD-WEN's CPD seminars are designed to keep specifiers up to
date with the latest technical developments within its range, as
well as the legislation relating to window specification.
For architects looking to achieve the higher levels of the Code
for Sustainable Homes, this information is covered in detail by the
CPD programme. The seminar also looks at the longevity of timber
windows, as well as the low maintenance factory finish options now
Also covered as part of the programme are extended product
warranties, which includes JELD-WEN's market-leading 60 year
The seminar covers environmental aspects including why Chain of
Custody certification is an important element of demonstrating
sustainable use of building materials.
Ian Purkis, Technical Director at JELD-WEN, explains: "Our CPD
seminars are renowned for being an invaluable resource for
architects and building designers to accurately specify doors and
windows to meet the latest legislation and performance
requirements. We are expecting lots of interest in this latest CPD
and look forward to delivering it to specifiers over the coming
JELD-WEN UK offers a wide range of high quality windows, as
well as external, internal and patio
doors. The company is committed to high quality and
sustainability, together with ensuring regulatory compliance with
every door or window manufactured. The company provides a
range of CPD seminars covering its complete product
portfolio, as well as offering invaluable technical support for
assisting with bespoke product specifications.
For more details, or to book a place on the next CPD seminar
programme call Jayne Densham at JELD-WEN on 01142 542 000 or email