Open to change: interview with CIBSE President Kevin Kelly

To rise to the challenge of delivering safe and healthy net zero carbon buildings, the building services engineering industry must embrace diversity and become more inclusive, says new CIBSE President Kevin Kelly. He talks to Alex Smith about plans for his year in office and how he’s already taken action to get more women on the CIBSE Board

Interviews

Survey: Clients crucial to driving change in a climate emergency

Many clients are driving change towards net-zero buildings, but finance and resource constraints are holding back others, according to a survey of 49 firms signed up to Building Services Engineers Declare. Hoare Lea’s Ashley Bateson and Andy Cane report the main findings

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The business case for wellbeing

Winner of the 2021 CIBSE Building Performance Awards Product or Innovation of the Year – Wellbeing is a timely productivity mapping toolkit from Cundall that helps make the business case for interventions in workplaces to improve wellbeing. Phil Lattimore reports

Health and wellbeing

CIBSE roundtable

Delivering smarter homes using offsite building methods

CASE STUDIES

Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

CIBSE Building Performance Award winner: Amorepacific headquarters, Seoul

To reduce energy demand and enhance occupant comfort and wellbeing, passive systems for daylighting, shading and natural ventilation were maximised at the HQ of Seoul’s largest cosmetics company, Amorepacific, as Andy Pearson reports

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Lessons learned: UCL and Buro Happold’s award winning project review guidelines

University College London’s award-winning Post-Project Review guidelines – developed with Buro Happold – ensure lessons from projects on its estate are fed back into a process designed to improve building performance and close the performance gap. Phil Lattimore reports

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