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CDP-Live launches this week!

This is it! This Thursday we launch CDP-LIVE! Don’t miss your chance to register for this free and online career making event!


June 23rd, 2020

We are extremely excited to announce that our CDP-Live program launches this Thursday (June 25th)! With the potential to earn 5 formal CPD points from the comfort of your own home or office this completely free and digital event is a must for anyone looking to keep up to date with the latest news and information in the industry. Make sure you sign up before Thursday and add your name to the 1500 that have already registered.

We have put together a line up of visionary industry leaders who will be sharing insights from their many years of experience, CPD-Live will not just be an opportunity to hear from these speakers but also ask your own questions. It’s an opportunity to interact and network at the highest levels all of which can be done online and for free.  

The CPD-Live program is approved by the Australian Institute of Architects Refuel CPD Program, of which we are a network provider. Each session meets the AACA competency standards and you’re able you can earn 1 AIA Refuel CPD Point per individual session for a total of 5 if you attend all of them.

Register now for this Thursday and be a part of CDP-Live!



Full Program and Details

Understanding Section J NCC 2019 for Windows and Doors

25 June, 9.00am – 10.00am AEST

Session Synopsis:

This CPD is designed to understand the requirements of Section J NCC 2019 and its implications on Window and Door selections. What are the impacts of different products on overall Façade performance and how they can affect building design.

“There has been a lot of uncertainty in regards to the Section J update in NCC 2019, this CPD should allow the attendees to start to feel more confident about designing a Compliant building.” – Ross Baynham, National Specification Manager, Alspec


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Watermark Compliance Considerations – From A Drainage Perspective

25 June, 10.15 – 11.15am AEST

Session Synopsis:

There are major factors that should be considered with bathroom drainage, building compliance and building insurance with WaterMark Certification – Troy explains the implications and also details all of the drainage considerations you should consider in your projects.

“On the 1st of June 2020, the ABCB released an update to the 2018 version of WaterMark Technical Specification WMTS-040:2020. This is one of the most significant changes to the specification in recent years – we’ll cover what materials are certified now and what are not” – Troy Creighton, Managing Director, Stormtech


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Wood & Wellbeing

25 June, 11.30am – 12.30pm AEST

Session Synopsis:

How does Wellness & Health impact our working & living lives? With many new buildings under construction, how many of these can be described or certified healthy? Do we know how healthy buildings can lead to positive impacts on both immediate environments both internal and external? These questions and many more will be covered.

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Specifying Hardwoods with Confidence

25 June, 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEST

Session Synopsis:

The aim of this presentation is to give architects and designers an understanding of where American hardwoods come from, what they are, what their environmental credentials and impact are and how to use them and specify them realistically.

“We’ve already had the privilege of working with world class architects and designers across Australia and have found them to be both interesting and interested in the information and experience we have. We’re looking forward to sharing some of the background to what makes American hardwood species different, their suitability for applications and the latest technical developments from around the world that will provide architects with all they need to make an informed choice when specifying timber in their projects” – Rod Wiles, Director, American Hardwood Export Council Oceania.



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Hydration In The Workplace Specification Considerations 2020

25 June, 2.15 – 3.15pm AEST

Session Synopsis:

This CPD is intended to provide Designers with a comprehensive overview of the areas that effect the specification of plumbed in boiling and chilled drinking water appliances in the workplace.

This CPD seminar will focus on four key areas: Client Needs, Product Selection & types, Water Filtration, Installation

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