An engineer first – interview with new CIBSE President Lynne Jack

The new President of CIBSE, Professor Lynne Jack, is the first woman to hold the position. Here, she tells Alex Smith that the notion of women reaching senior positions in building services now needs to be considered the norm


Prime example – How industry can promote diversity in engineering

After the inauguration of the first female CIBSE President, Liza Young finds out why inclusivity and female role models benefit engineering organisations and looks at what industry is doing to boost diversity


Leaner machines – using data analytics to reduce oversizing in building systems

Data-driven design can reduce energy consumption by reducing the oversizing of plant. Ramboll’s Andrew Henderson shares building performance data that suggests 30% of heating and cooling plant capacity will never be required


Plants as a building service; dynamic lighting; updated TM40; air quality at Deloitte UK HQ


Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

Office space with the original fluorescent lighting

Evaluating dynamic lighting

Dynamic ‘circadian’ lighting varies in colour and intensity during the day, but does it improve alertness and help people sleep? BRE’s Paul Littlefair and Cosmin Ticleanu describe an experiment that aims to find out

CIBSE Journal June 2019 cooling tower

Towering savings – water conservation in cooling towers

Big cuts in building water consumption can be achieved by using non-potable water in cooling towers, says Hilson Moran’s Andrew Russell, who considers what water treatment solutions make the best savings