A funnel-shaped atrium is the key to an innovative ventilation strategy that is cutting a New Zealand bank’s operational energy use by 50%
Buildings are becoming more intelligent, which means they are becoming more exposed to the dangers of cyber attack from criminals, terrorists and enemy states. Security expert Hugh Boyes explains the risks
Building services engineers are often ignored because they lack appropriate communication skills, according to the latest CIBSE Young Engineers’ Network (YEN) debate. Ewen Rose reports
BIM is already improving teamwork and efficiency in the industry, but there are still a few cultural and technical glitches to be ironed out, says Ben Roberts of Hoare Lea
Heat load control is the key to an efficient multiple boiler strategy, says Graham Smith. Here, he outlines the main points to consider
Designers deliver a naturally ventilated office building next door to a fish processing plant. Ken Grace reports
Government has two months to comply
Environmental Audit Committee criticises Housing Standards Review
Accreditation schemes too complex say MPs
The Energy Act 2011 requires the setting of minimum standards for the energy performance of buildings being either let or sold, no later than 2018. Hywel Davies says enforcement will be key
Algorithms used in SBEM are underestimating the potential saving of variable speed drives controlled by about a third, says Esfand Burman
The CIBSE LinkedIn page debates whether PFI worked in the health sector
This module looks at the development of VRV/VRF systems and how legislation and environmental assessment are shaping their implementation
December 2013 New optimised edition featuring video and interactivity (works across multiple digital platforms)
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