RIBA Core Curriculum
- Design, construction and technology
- General Awareness
A modern construction method with the reassuringly traditional values of clay
This course provide an overview of the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) options for walling systems. It reviews the environmental impacts of different walling systems and covers Construction Design and Management (CDM) benefits, as well as safer site traffic management. The CPD also highlights the relevant current legislation that should be considered.
In this section
- Construction Method
- Technical Background and Certification
- Training and Support
- Why use Porotherm?
Technical Background and Certification
Porotherm is produced and supported by the worlds market leader in clay technology. It is supported with 30 years of experience from the leading supplier of hollow block walling systems throughout Europe.
The system is:
Training for multi cellular clay blocks is provided at purpose built training and demonstration centre. It is designed to meet the requirements of management, production personnel and tradesmen.
On site support, technical support and energy assessment assistance is also available depending on the specific project requirements.
Wienerberger also produce a comprehensive technical manual, incorporating installation advice and standard details in preparation.
You’ve reached the end of the CPD. To make sure you’ve taken on board the key learnings of this course, please fill out the quick multiple choice Q&A below. This will certify that you have completed the CPD and provide you with an email certificate, which, if the course is accredited, you can share with RIBA.