Ten big changes in CP1 Heat Network Code of Practice

A big update to the CP1 (2020) Heat networks: Code of Practice aims to improve performance and provide the foundations for a quality assurance scheme. The authors, Phil Jones, Paul Woods and Martin Crane, highlight the key changes

Heat network

Case study: ASHRAE aims for net zero at HQ retrofit

Turning a leaky old office building into an exemplar net-zero headquarters for a high-profile organisation is always challenging – but even more so when that organisation is ASHRAE. Andy Pearson explains the approach Integral took to deliver for its knowledgeable client

zero carbon

Hays 2021 salary survey

Despite the pandemic, salaries across the building services sector rose last year, according to the Hays Salary Survey. While engineers’ prime concern now is job security, two-thirds will look to move in the next 12 months. David Blackman reports

Employees

CIBSE roundtable

Delivering smarter homes using offsite building methods

CASE STUDIES

Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

Welcome to the team: helping workers feel less remote

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant graduates and new starters no longer have the opportunity to learn from colleagues and mentors in the real world. Firms have adapted by instigating remote online sessions, but what is the best way to replicate real-life learning? Phil Lattimore reports

Home working

Business studies: adapting commercial offices for universities

With office occupation in central London not expected to return to pre-Covid levels, Andy Pearson finds out how space has been repurposed for university students at two major developments

COVID