CIBSE Journal May 2016 Guru Systems feature shard

On a mission: using data to optimise heat networks

Gareth Jones and Casey Cole are using big data to expose the real performance of domestic heat networks. Alex Smith finds out how their disrupter technology could see the industry adopting a Passivhaus-style target approach

CIBSE Journal May 2016 Well building standard

The Well Building Standard: getting the measure of health and productivity

The Well Building Standard is claimed to be the first evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring building features that impact on health and wellbeing. Liza Young reports

Health & wellbeing


Breaking BIM, using Level 2 on the Monument Building, modelling Rosalind Franklin laboratory

CIBSE Journal May 2016 University of Leicester

The UK’s largest Passivhaus: University of Leicester’s Centre for Medicine

The University of Leicester’s Centre for Medicine is the largest project in the UK to gain Passivhaus certification. Andy Pearson looks at how outstanding teamwork between the contractor, engineer and architect ensured a winning scheme

Sky garden CIBSE Journal May 2016 Demand Logic

Data gets serious: property firms use data to root out HVAC issues

Software that analyses services data is helping to slash the energy bills of UK’s leading property companies by 10-30%. Better Building Partnership’s Chris Botten explains how