Surviving the boom times: building services consultant survey

Business may be booming in the building services sector, but the pressures of frozen fees, skills shortages and rising construction costs mean industry’s top consultants cannot afford to be complacent. Roxane McMeeken reports on the findings from CIBSE Journal’s first consultant survey and speaks to industry leaders facing an overheating market

Smooth transition – what the ErP Directive means for consultants

Condensing boilers have been mandatory in the domestic market for more than a decade, but it is only recently that the commercial sector has followed suit after the introduction of the ErP Directive. Bosch’s Pete Mills explains what the new requirements mean for consultants

The final word – modelling fluid flows

Past CIBSE president John Swaffield died before he was able to finish his second work on modelling fluid flows in building drainage systems. Michael Gormley, who helped complete the book, explains why the author’s final contribution to the industry is an essential text