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Hoare Lea cuts carbon at University of Oxford by optimising BMS across complex estate


University challenge

Liza Young learns how BMS optimisation is helping the University of Oxford cut its CO2 emissions

Top 10 aiming for Orlando

The young engineers vying for the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award

Building by the book

UEL’s Stratford library won CIBSE’s New Build Project of the Year (up to £10m) – find out why

Sanitary check

Top tips on sanitary conveniences, washing facilities and drinking water

Build tight, ventilate right?

A paper on indoor air quality won Stirling Howieson the Napier Shaw bronze medal

Dissimilar metals heating and AC piping systems

Guidance on the successful use of dissimilar metals in heating or air conditioning piping

Cool science

Mark Jankó explores the possibility of natural ventilation for research laboratories

Bank of lights

A global bank’s interlocking cuboid lantern centrepiece proves a puzzle for Alex Smith


Gore savages UK government over energy policy U-turns

Politicians under attack for scrapping green initiatives

Wilson made RAE fellow

Ant Wilson is made a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

UK heat pump plan undermined by knowledge and skills gap

University of Westminster research says UK lacks installation capacity


Storm warnings

Building Performance Conference speakers on the greatest threats to design and operation of buildings

Our voice as one

Susie Diamond urges CIBSE members to share their stories on city design

Ecodesign and hot water

Hywel Davies looks at new European rules on hot-water systems

Looking ahead

Young Engineers Awards; CIBSE Building Performance Conference and Exhibition; CPD training courses; CIBSE Groups, Regions and Societies


Emilia Targońska on what winning the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award has meant for her career and life


Biomass boilers for low lifetime costs

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