CIBSE Journal January 2016 HIU testing

How HIU performance testing will change heat network design

New codes and tests designed to root out poorly performing heat networks are shining a spotlight on the supply chain. Alex Smith reports on a new test for heat interface units that will have far-reaching consequences for designers and suppliers

Heating
CIBSE Journal Changing times logo

Changing times – trends for 2017

Industry experts predict the trends that will dominate building services in 2017

BIM
CIBSE Journal January 2017 Harrods Escalator

Hall of fame – Harrods’ escalator hall refurbishment

Harrods’ entrance hall has been refurbished in time for the new-year sales. Liza Young finds out how modern services fit with the store’s heritage

Cooling

CASE STUDIES

Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

demand side response

Staying power – demand-system response

In an emerging electricity market, bidders can offer various services to the grid to help balance the network, says Hoare Lea’s Nick Cullen

Electrical
desk of the future

Desk research – Arup’s desk of the future

Low-cost web technology could give workers full control over their office environment, according to research being carried out by Arup. Andy Pearson takes a seat at the desk of the future

Health & wellbeing