The GAI has created five CPDs which have been approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects. As they are RIBA approved, architects will be able to receive double learning points for attending a presentation of any of the CPDs. Theses CPDs are now available for GAI membership to purchase at a price of £300 each (exc VAT).
IRONMONGERY AND ACCESSIBILITY
Explores relevant legislation and standards including the Equality Act, BS 8300, as well as Approved Document M and its equivalents throughout the UK and Ireland. It also looks at BS 8300 compliant specification of products including door closers, automatic door operators, door furniture and hardware, as well as access control products and handrails.
SPECIFICATION OF DOOR HARDWARE - AN ARCHITECT'S GUIDE
Based on the publication of the same name which is available in hard copy format or downloadable here. The presentation is intended as a guide for architects on what architectural ironmongery is and how the process of correctly specifying these critical items come together.
IRONMONGERY FOR FIRE ESCAPE DOORS
Provides guidance for architects and building owners on the correct specification of ironmongery on fire and escape doors, as well as the necessity of regular inspection and maintenance of these critical items.
THE SPECIFIERS GUIDE TO ACCESS CONTROL
Looks at the definition and correct specification of electric locking and access control systems including online, offline and virtual systems. It also covers new product innovation.
IRONMONGERY AND SECURITY
Delves into the different types and applications of mechanical and electrical locking devices and look at the relevant BS and EN standards, providing an understanding of how these can be applied to meet Building Regulations Approved Document Q and the Secured by Design initiative.