Designing a natural ventilation strategy for Bloomberg’s central London HQ

Bloomberg’s new European HQ sets high standards for large-scale sustainable office design. The ambitious services strategy features a petal-shaped chilled ceiling and innovative vacuum drainage, which aims to reduce energy use by 33% and water by 73%. Andy Pearson reports

Sustainability

Mission control – CIBSE Employer of the Year InTandem Systems

Industry relies on specialist controls firms to make complex buildings perform as intended. The exemplary work done by InTandem Systems to nurture engineers in the sector led to it being named CIBSE Employer of the Year. Alex Smith reports

IT & Controls

Made to measure – accurate billing for heat networks

To comply with regulations and offer tenants more transparency about their energy consumption, Legal & General has adopted an automated billing system at its multi-let building. Liza Young finds out more

Heat network

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

Headline performance – Build2Perform Live coverage

Build2Perform Live attracted more than 175 leading industry speakers at Olympia London. Alex Smith and Liza Young tapped into the vast array of expertise on offer

Sustainability

Time to shine – BIM in lighting design

Much of the tedium can be taken out of the lighting design process by using BIM, says CIBSE’s Carl Collins – giving lighters time and opportunity to create more inspiring designs

BIM