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JELD-WEN, the UK's leading manufacturer of timber windows, doors
and stairs has launched its latest RIBA-endorsed CPD programme,
including a new 21st Century Timber Stairs seminar.
Delivered on a nationwide basis, the programme comprises 3 free
one-hour courses; a timber windows session, commercial doorset
briefing and the newly-launched timber stairs seminar. The schedule
is designed to keep specifiers up to date with the latest technical
developments within JELD-WEN's range, as well as legislation
relating to window, door and stairs specification.
Presented by JELD-WEN specialists, the CPD programme delivers
key information on design, construction, technology and
engineering. The stairs course provides an overview of timber
stairs, good and bad practices and details of the new British
Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme, in addition to building
and fire certifications and sustainability. Topics covered in the
timber windows course include quality and performance of U Values,
energy ratings, CE marking and the latest Building Regulations
updates, while the doorsets course covers doors and frame
technology, technical requirements and the benefits of designs and
The programme also covers extended product warranties and
environmental aspects, including why Chain of Custody certification
is an important element of demonstrating sustainable use of
Ian Purkis, Technical Director at JELD-WEN, says: "Our CPD
seminars are an invaluable resource for architects and building
designers, offering the latest advice on accurately specifying
doors, windows and stairs to meet the latest legislation and
performance requirements. We are expecting unprecedented interest
in our 2013 CPD programme, particularly with the addition of the
new timber stairs seminar."
For more details, or to book a place on the next CPD seminar