Architecture CPD

Gain your architecture CPD points with BD by completing CPD modules online. Each module below contains a full technical article followed by a link to a multiple-choice questionnaire. All are fully CPD accredited for architects.

Latest CPD


CPD 8 2022: Streamlining weatherproofing in modular construction

2022-07-21T14:22:00+01:00Sponsored by J&W

This J&W sponsored CPD explains how modular buildings benefit from a different kind of weatherproofing and how to specify the appropriate materials

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    CPD 7 2022: Part L compliance considerations

    2022-07-15T09:54:00+01:00Sponsored by Knauf Insulation

    This Knauf Insulation sponsored CPD spells out the key elements of the new additions to the Building Regulations that are aimed at improving energy efficiency in homes, and explains which materials can help deliver the best results for an energy efficient project. Deadline: 26th August 2022

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    CPD 6 2022: Achieving net zero carbon in the built environment

    2022-06-17T13:22:00+01:00Sponsored by Darren Evans

    This CPD feature, sponsored by Darren Evans, will look at the challenges facing the construction industry as it seeks to respond to the climate emergency and deliver buildings that will meet net zero criteria.

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    CPD 5 2022: Sustainable steelwork specification

    2022-04-26T08:41:00+01:00Sponsored by Steel for Life

    This Steel for Life sponsored CPD introduces the first edition of a new Sustainability Specification for structural steelwork and sets out requirements and practices for achieving environmentally sustainable steelwork building construction, including maximal efficiency and minimal waste.

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    CPD 4 2022: Hybrid electrical solutions

    2022-03-31T11:00:00+01:00Sponsored by Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation

    This Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation-sponsored CPD explains how to specify hybrid electrical heating systems to achieve lower energy use and emissions for buildings.

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    CPD 3 2022: Specifying natural slate

    2022-03-30T09:06:00+01:00Sponsored by Cupa Pizarras

    This CPD sponsored by Cupa Pizarras will examine the considerations in specifying natural slate for roofing and cladding.

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    CPD 2 2022: Sustainable Drainage Systems

    2022-03-16T11:30:00+00:00By Sponsored by AG

    Regulations now state that sustainable drainage systems should be included in new housing schemes where feasible. This AG-sponsored CPD explains how these systems work and the specification considerations. Deadline: 22 April 2022

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    CPD 1 2022: Decarbonising structural steelwork


    This Steel for Life sponsored CPD explains the roadmap produced by the BCSA to decarbonise the UK structural steelwork sector to meet the UK net zero carbon target by 2050. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 4 March 2022

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    CPD 15 2021: Residential overheat solutions


    This Radiana sponsored CPD will look at how radiant cooling works and why it can be an efficient method for reducing overheat in a development without adding pressure to the climate. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 14 January 2022

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    CPD 14 2021: Bridging the performance gap


    This Kingspan Insulation sponsored CPD looks at the need to reduce heat loss through thermal bridges in the light of coming changes in statutory energy performance requirements. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE: 7 January 2022