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CPA Webinar: Sustainability as a Business Issue

At the CPA, sustainability policy has been a central priority for almost twenty years. In this webinar Jane Thornback speaks about her role as CPA’s Sustainability Policy Advisor where she has run the Sustainability Policy Group for over 18 years. This Group now has over 200 participants from amongst CPA’s broad membership. Construction product manufacturers need to be aware the rapidly changing policy and market context, and assess the business challenges and opportunities these pose for their product sector or company. In this webinar, Jane explains how CPA aims to provide clarity for its trade associations and company members. Hosted by: Jane Thornback, CPA’s Sustainability Policy Advisor. Fabiola Flamini, CPA's Events and Membership Executive

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CPA Webinar: BS476 Changes to Fire Testing: What you need to know

The government has consulted on a potential move from the BS 476 fire testing standard to the European standard EN 13501-1. This, without a doubt, will affect many stakeholders in the built environment. BS 476 is well known across the industry and while some elements have some equivalence with European Standards many do not. Many areas of the industry rely on 476 while others question the equivalence of the European standard.

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CPA Webinar: Golden Thread requirements and creating PDTs using the LEXiCON process

With legislation emerging highlighting the importance of digital product information to building safety, the need to create consensus-agreed product data templates (PDTs) is becoming ever more important. While the LEXiCON project is still in development, there are opportunities for trade associations and manufacturers to begin their journey towards creating PDTs following the LEXiCON methodology. In this webinar, the panellists will highlight one such example from the door and hardware sector, in the hope that this might inspire others to begin their digitalisation journey.

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CPA Webinar: White Paper - Manufacturers Webinar

This Webinar is about a proposed construction product competence standard and this standard has been developed as part of the work of the Competence Steering Group under the Working Group 12 – Construction Product Competence. It outlines proposals for a standard to unite everyone who uses or works with construction products under a single consistent way of defining construction product competence. It will apply to all the built environment sector, so this is one of a series of webinars for the different industries and this webinar is particularly aimed for manufacturers of construction products.

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CPA Webinar: Brexit Update

This webinar provides an update to CPA members and non-members alike on the outstanding issues of concern following the UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement particularly around CA marking, new border controls and logistics for construction product manufacturers, as well as the impact of all this on product availability.

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CPA Webinar: Building Safety Briefing

Peter Caplehorn, CPA’s Chief Executive, provided businesses with an overview of the changes approaching in the form of a new Building Safety Bill, procurement reform, raising the bar on competency, a new Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) and a recently announced review of the construction products testing system.

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