Impey announces new RIBA CPD Module on Showering Adaptations

The UK’s founding wetroom brand, Impey, has added a new RIBA CPD seminar to their portfolio, ideal for architects and specifiers who are keen to develop technical knowledge of bathroom adaptations and easy-access showering solutions.

Keen to share their unrivalled technical knowledge of the specialist bathroom adaptations sector, the team at the UK-based wetroom design and manufacturer, Impey, is now offering dedicated CPD training focusing on accessible showering in their new RIBA CPD training seminar: Showering Adaptations: A Guide to Specifying Wetroom and Accessible Showering Equipment.

James Walker, Specification Manager explained: “Our new CPD seminar covers in detail the subjects of accessible showering and adapted showering and is designed to promote a greater understanding of the requirement for inclusive showering options in all environments.”

Impey’s new CPD course covers the following elements:

  • The growth in the requirement for accessible showering
  • The benefits of wetrooms, level access and low-level access showering
  • How to specify an adapted bathroom, including considerations for safe showering and slip resistance
  • Issues to be aware of when surveying prior to an adaptation including surveying hints, tips and checkpoints for appropriate drainage and additional adaptation aids

As part of the RIBA Core Curriculum, the seminar, which falls under the headings of: Access for all: universal/inclusive design and Designing and Building It: design, construction, technology and engineering, can be organised at a location of your choice or at the company’s in-house training facility located within their Somerset office. The course sits alongside Impey's other popular CPD seminars: The Wetroom Evolution and Safe Showering on the RIBA website.

Impey was the first UK wetroom manufacturer to offer their floor former designs as downloadable BIM objects. Three of Impey’s best-selling wetroom floor formers became available in the Revit file format in May 2016 via Bimstore.co.uk.

The Impey wetroom product portfolio includes EasyFit wetroom floor formers, LevelGrade wetroom screed templates, WaterGuard tanking kits, glass screens, underfloor heating, showering accessories, shower seating, and a wide variety of modern and contemporary drainage grates.

The care solutions division of the major showering solutions brand also supplies leading healthcare trusts, care and retirement developments, councils and homeowners with level access showering solutions for elderly and disabled users. In addition, the Impey care solutions portfolio contains a variety of shower trays, support rails, pumped drainage options, showers and other bathroom accessories.

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