Stone facade of New Court, Trinity College

Cambridge first – exemplary retrofit of Grade I listed halls of residence at Trinity College

A Grade I listed hall of residence at Trinity College, Cambridge has undergone a highly sensitive upgrade that sets the standard for the green retrofitting of UK’s historic buildings. Andy Pearson reports

CIBSE Journal July 2016 cost model

Cost model – gyms and spas central London

In this cost model covering mechanical, electrical and public health services, Aecom’s Andrew Freeman and Garry Burdett examine the capital costs of the fit-out of a gym and spa in central London

Cost model
CIBSE Journal July 2016 Schools POE

Missing the mark – why schools are failing on energy performance

A RIBA review of school performance revealed an industry-wide struggle with delivering new buildings that operate well. Lisa Pasquale MCIBSE of Six Cylinder explains why adherence to design codes is causing high levels of complexity in controls and services, resulting in significant inefficiencies

IT & Controls


Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

CIBSE Journal July 16 Colt smoke control

Clearing the smoke – legislation and guidance on smoke control

Smoke control is covered by a complex series of interrelated legislation and guidance. Colt’s Paul Compton explains the current regulatory landscape ahead of any changes that Brexit might bring

CIBSE Journal July 2016 Guide B essentials

Guide B essentials – air conditioning and refrigeration

CIBSE’s seminal guide to HVAC systems has had a major revision. Guide B covers best practice for heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration, and noise, and features a new online chapter that will be continually updated. Guy Hundy highlights the main changes in the air conditioning and refrigeration section