CIBSE Journal November 2017 Henrik Schoenefeldt Houses of Parliamemt

Uncovering the secret of Parliament’s lost building services

The Palace of Westminster’s vast hidden infrastructure will play a vital role in its refurbishment. Liza Young speaks to Henrik Schoenefeldt, the man tasked with uncovering the tunnels and voids

Ventilation
CIBSE Journal November 2017 King's Cross cooling pod

District cooling at King’s Cross

A sliver of land between a rail line and offices was the only site available for a cooling centre at London’s King’s Cross. Metropolitan Infrastructure’s John Marsh, tells how it overcame space constraints to supply up to 12MW of cooling

Cooling

National Gallery of Ireland’s hidden services

Refurbishment of the National Gallery of Ireland required tight environmental control in the galleries, but there was minimal space to make this happen, writes Chris Croly

CHP

CPD SPECIAL

Full directory of CIBSE CPD providers, and two CPDs on heat exchangers and non-domestic MVHR

CASE STUDIES

Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

Understanding why biomass boilers fail

Successful design of biomass boilers requires a systems approach, says David Palmer, who considers how factors such as oversizing, lack of thermal stores and poor flue-system design can cause boilers to underperform

Heating

The challenge of creating a BIM model for an imperfect Victorian home

The BRE’s Dan Rossiter summarises the difficulties of creating a digital record of a 19th century home

BIM