Digital engineers

Adapt and survive in these digital times

With the data revolution sweeping through the construction sector, building services firms are on the hunt for a new type of design professional. Liza Young…

February 2017 BIM
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…

January 2017 Heating
CIBSE Journal December 2016 human centric lighting

Body clock wise – lighting design for the circadian cycle

Human-centric lighting is a phrase that has been bandied about over the past couple of years – not least by lighting manufacturers – but what…

December 2016 Lighting
CIBSE Journal December 2016 Well Building Standard lighting

A healthy light style – the biological impact of light

The Well Building Standard considers the biological impact of light – and this ‘melanopic’ approach will have implications for lighting workplaces, says Andrew Bissell

December 2016 Lighting
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Fresh thinking: Meeting design and cost targets with single-side ventilation in schools

A single-sided ventilation strategy that meets environmental criteria – while upholding design quality – has been rolled out in two Nottinghamshire schools. Breathing Buildings’ Shaun…

October 2016 Ventilation
CIBSE Journal November 2016 Legionella

Prevention or cure – legionella prevention in heat networks

There are two options when it comes to safeguarding low-temperature district heating systems from legionella – safe design or sterilisation treatments. Xiaochen Yang, Hongwei Li…

October 2016 Heating
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