RIBA CPD: The Environmental Benefits of Installing Permeable Paving

15th November   |   13:00   |   1 hour

Location: e-learning

Trainer: UltraScape representative

CPD Points: 1 hour core curriculum (sustainable architecture / design, construction and technology) certificate issued on completion

The Environment Agency states: “Over 3 million properties in England are at risk of surface water flooding…Surface water flooding is a risk because of its effect.  It hits not just individual homes and businesses, but the whole infrastructure – road, rail, utilities etc – of a town or city, disrupting pretty much all aspects of modern life.”  For the first time in 2016, surface water flooding was included on the National Risk Register by the government.  It appears in the current 2020 edition as well.  Typical consequences of such flooding causes irreparable damage to architecture and the environment, downturn in the local area’s economy and human injury.  UltraScape present ‘The Environmental Benefits of Installing Permeable Paving’ core curriculum CPD.  The aim of this session is to highlight permeable paving as an alternative to traditional structures.  Details of how permeable paving can provide a safe and environmentally-friendly substitute will be discussed.  The full construction of the permeable paving installation, and materials used will be confirmed, before a number of wider environmental scheme considerations are delivered for deliberation.

Learning objectives

A deep understanding of the flooding crisis

The need for permeable paving constructions

How they benefit and have a positive effect

Construction of the permeable paving installation and materials used

Wider environmental scheme considerations

Who should attend?

Architects, Specifiers, Landscapers, Garden Designers and Builders will all benefit from this CPD session.  It has been designed for anyone working in or with paving construction.

Head Office

Danny Morson Way
Birch Coppice Business Park
Dordon, Tamworth B78 1SE

UK Tel: +44 (0) 1827 254 400

Scotland & Ireland Office

Suite 1 E/F Liberty House
15 Cromarty Campus
Rosyth, Fife KY11 2YB

Scottish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9051
Irish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9053