Interview Dame Judith Hackitt: ‘A wake-up call to say quality matters’

With new Building Regulations coming into force on 1 October, Dame Judith Hackitt warns that those wedded to traditional ways of working risk falling foul of the law, and says a new generation of engineers have the chance to sweep away unacceptable practices. She tells Alex Smith why she won’t stop working until change happens

Building safety

Mutual benefit: the benefits of mentoring

Following the launch of the CIBSE Mentor platform earlier this year, Aecom’s Jennifer Cox and Mary-Ann Clarke share insights from their mentorship journey, and how it has fostered a culture of continuous learning and development


What the awards data reveals

The quality of data submitted alongside project entries for CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards improves each year. Julie Godefroy analyses the 2023 entries and signposts potential information requirements for the future



Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

Route to jet zero: decarbonising aviation

With aviation accounting for 2.5% of global carbon emissions, it is vital that the sector prepares for the decarbonisation of air travel. Molly Tooher-Rudd finds out how Atkins is decarbonising airport infrastructure and gearing up for a new generation of electric and hydrogen-powered flight


Quality assured: regulating the heat network industry

With investment in heat networks expected to rise exponentially, the government is proposing mandatory testing to ensure the new wave of low carbon district heating delivers performance and value for consumers. Alex Smith reports

heat networks