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G#676 N#698 GBE CPD Past Events List

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GBE CPD Past Events List

ASWS, NGS, GreenSpec, GBE & BrianSpecMan CPD List

  • Syntha Pulvin Plus Specification Guide
  • Benoy TAG CPD seminar:  Durability, Life expectancy, Product Quality and the HAPM manual.
  • CIIG Events Organising Working Group
  • Green is the Colour: The Practical Application of Sustainability
  • Application for post as Senior Lecturer in Architecture (Technology)
  • AECB Association of Environment-Conscious Building
  • CIIG Visit to BRE

Interbuild 2000 CIIG Conference

Lunchtime CPD @ Libraria
January               Gabion Walls                                               Macafferri Ltd.
February              Safe Access Latchways                                  Latchways plc.
March                  Solar shading                                               Levolux the Louvre Blind Company
June                   Green Materials available in the UK today          Lucy Pedler of the CR
July                    Designing to reduce water demand                  Cath Hassell of the CR

  • CIIG AGM Events Review
  • The Green Register of Construction Professionals
  • CAT Centre for Alternative Technology
  • Construction Best Practice Club Cambridgeshire
  • CIIG Events & Visits Organising Working Group
  • CBPP, M4I, Environment Building & Integer House                                        Feb ’01
  • Greenwich Millennium Village & Sainsbury Store                                           July ’01
  • BedZED Beddington Zero Energy Development                                       Aug ’01
  • BRE Environment Design test Facilities                                                    Sept ’01
  • London Development Agency                                                                  Oct ‘01
  • Environment Agency                                                                                Nov ’01


  • Great Notley Discovery Centre M41 Demonstration Project                      Feb ’01
  • Visited Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales                                            Mar ’01
  • Cambridge CBPP Club Discussion: Sustainability KPI due for launch soon    Mar ’01
  • Cambridge CBPP Club Discussion around Sustainability                          April ’01

CIIG Review & AECB Green Pro

Attended TGR events

  • BedZED visit (Southwark Building Inspectors visit)
  • Talk by Jon Broome of Architype
  • BedZED and other ZED projects Talk by Bill Dunster
  • Green Dragon Housing Covent Garden visit
  • Peter Rickarby 21st Century House
  • Solar Century visit

Specification workshop at the AECB AGM/Conference

Attended GAIA Sustainable Construction Series

  • Materials Selection
  • Lighting and daylighting

CPD events

  • Welsh Civic Trust Awards Cardiff Millennium Stadium Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • CBPP/M4I/CITB at BRE Construction and Demolition Waste
  • Self Build Exhibition Alexandra Palace
  • WSSBT Self Build Conference
  • WSSBT Segal Self Build Seminar
  • BRECSU & Sussex CC Energy efficiency drive


Attended TGR events

  • Hockerton Housing Project                                                                        Nov ’01
  • Mile End Park, Green Bridge and Earth Sheltered Community Build       Dec ’01
  • Urban Nature Talk by Andre Viljoen                                                          Dec ’01

AECB AGM Conference 2002 Sub-committee 


Attended GAIA Sustainable Construction Series

  • Water and Sewage treatment
  • Heating, NGS Display at Exhibition

Attended AECB events:                                                                           

  • Centre for alternative technology: new environment information building.     Feb ’02
  • Guided tour with Cindy Harris and Pat Borer, followed by NGS Presentation.

Attended TGR events

  • Attended 4 additional in depth TGR seminars at CR                                Feb ’02
  • XCO2 Connisbee Talk by Robert Webb                                                     Mar ’02

NGS Promotional Activity:

  • Green Drinks Peterborough, UK CEED                                                      Dec ’01 and monthly
  • GAIA Heating event, NGS Display at Exhibition, short presentation                Jan ’02
  • Building for a Better future Guildford Sussex CC, Display at Exhibition    Jan ’02
  • WRAP event Cambridge                                                                           Feb ’02
  • HECA event Godmanchester Fenland DC, Display at Exhibition                     Feb ’02
  • Greater London Authority visit to discuss funding                                            Feb ’02 (more below)
  • Invitation to be a Peterborough Ambassador (UK CEED link)                           Feb ’02
  • Attended Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Construction Committee       Feb ’02
  • Peterborough Environment Cluster Launch, Display at Exhibition                   Feb ’02
  • AECB event: NBS Launch in Machynlleth Wales at CAT                                Feb’ 02
  • Cambridge CBPP Club, Cambridge University Building Programme        Mar ’02
  • CIIG AGM Years review of events and visits including NGS launch          Mar ’02
  • Marketing & Sustainability Construction Products event, NGS Display      Mar ’02
  • Recycled Plastics Are you missing out? Recoup Peterborough                Mar ’02
  • Architects Can’t Read

Paul Davis & Partners Staff Training CPD evening

NBS SpecMan Standard and Advanced, SpecWriter & NBS Landscape Software Training

Peterborough Innovation Centre

AECB Visits Organiser:

  • Walter Segal Self Build In Brighton 2 site visits                                        May ’02
  • ZEN, TGR and AECB Joint meeting at Hockerton Housing                       Spring ’02
  • BRE Visit                                                                                                   Summer ’02
  • NATURAL SWIMMING PONDS                                                                 Sept ’02

Cambridge CBPP Club, National Green Specification Workshop

NGS Presentation to London RIBA and CLAWSA




RIBA Enterprises Specifiers Network

Green Construction and NGS Presentation to Ryder Architects

BENOY Staff CPD Event: Green Specification and Retail Developments

Pre-Johannesburg Summit Conference

Groundwork LASEER                                                                                June 2003


AECB VISITS ORGANISER:                                                                      Nov ’01 ongoing

MAKING BUILDINGS IN ABERYSTWYTH:                                                Nov ’01
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Crafts Council, Centre for Alternative Technology and Smith Roberts Associates.

Guided tour with Cindy Harris and Pat Borer, followed by NGS Presentation.  Feb ’02

ZEN, TGR and AECB Joint meeting at Hockerton Housing                       Spring ’02

WALTER SEGAL SELF BUILD IN BRIGHTON                                          Spring ’02

BRE VISIT                                                                                                Summer ’02

NATURAL SWIMMING PONDS                                                                 Sept ’02

AECB AGM CONFERENCE 2002 SUB COMMITTEE                                       Jan ’02

NATIONAL GREEN SPECIFICATION                                                         Jan ’02 and ongoing

ARCHITECTS CAN’T READ                                                                        Mar ’02

CIIG 40th YEAR CONFERENCE & AECB Green Pro                                        Jul ’02

The Green Register Workshops

Kingston University’s Recycled by Design

East of England EofE Sustainable Construction Strategy

‘Exploiting the value of (local) demolition and construction Waste’

SITEwise Waste Campaign

BSRIA seminar

Design Guide to Using Reclaimed Equipment, Components and Materials in Buildings

BRE Certification of Recycled Building Products


A38 Construction Waste management/minimisation Preliminaries recycled database in its Phase 2 waste and recycling GIS website

Identifying the Potential for Recycled Content in Project SLAM

NGS have initiated a number of other proposals to develop other parts of NGS GreenSpec.

Fund application to EEDA East of England Development Agency to assist with NGS development:

Development of the definitive sustainable timber specification and FSC Certified product clauses.

DTI Launch of the SWMP Site Waste Management Plan

WRAP AggRegain Website development of two modules as partners with other parties:

Application for WRAP Education and Training Programme:

British Waterways annual meeting of sustainability officers from UK wide

Development of Eco-Refurbishment products pages and clauses.

Developed and presented Eco-Refurbishment Presentation:

Joined the SDRT Sustainable Development Round Table Water Group in GO East Offices Cambridge.

Invited to be on the Code of Sustainable Building Draft review panels

Developed and presented Landscape Reclaim/Reuse Refurbishment/Recycling

Organised speakers and spoke at one day seminar and ran workshops for Groundwork Merton

Initial discussions started in setting up a Specification Subscription Service

Invited to review BRE’s Proposed development of Green Guide to Specification

Speaker at Constructing Excellence London HQ Breakfast meeting

Initiated discussions with Olympics Master Planning Team & Allies & Morrison Architects

Sandbanks Poole, £1m Private House on beach

Spoke at the FSC Forest Stewardship Council’s Construction Forum

Building Life Plans & Component Life Manuals

Fund application to EEDA East of England Development Agency to assist with NGS development: 2005-7-

Grant Fund Applications:

Somerset County Council Sustainable Development Group Presentation

Faber Maunsell, EcoDevelopment & website

Meeting with UKCEED and EEDA to develop Toolkit-East website:

BRE CfRM bid to WRAP, CE, EA, Envirowise SWMP workshops

BRE Demolition Event in Birmingham

SWMP for EMBEC E Midlands Business Environment Club

NGS User Group meeting

Buro Happold Guide on Reclaim/Reuse or Recycling

NGS with BRE joint conference on DTI PII funded Project

Joined BRE in bid for Defra Project

London Constructing Excellence Club

WRAP Recycled materials & Waste Management project

East Sussex Supplementary Planning Document Construction and Demolition Waste

Specification IS the Design Process

SDRT and TGR Joint Conference on water shortage in East

Colchester Housing Specification

Hastings Commercial Development Specification

Pembrokeshire Landscape Gallery at St Davids

Construction Excellence East Expo

Envirowise Construction Packaging Guide

BRE CoRE Project

Envirowise Construction Resource Efficiency Club East Midlands

SWMP Site Waste Management Plan Data Sheet Spreadsheet

Eco-Design day Expo London Docklands

Defence Estates Debut Annual Conference and Exhibition

Launch of NGS GreenSpec website

CH Design Partnership

CD2E Environmental Declaration/Profiling Method

Visit to LCCC London Construction Consolidation Centre

Cardiff University MSc in Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design

Hemp-Lime Guide and Specifications


Retail Chain Sustainability Guide for Design Teams

Education Building Sustainability Guide for Design Teams

Landscape Symposium

Architects Journal Conference

Cardiff University MSc in Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design

And many more to add……

BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy

12th December 2012

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