Using Soft Landings to optimise the UK’s biggest Passivhaus

Soft Landings helped the George Davies Centre to a DEC A rating after completion. Willmott Dixon’s Khasha Mohammadian says Passivhaus resulted in significantly lower heat…

May 2018 Passivhaus

Case study: Killynure Green low energy housing

A low energy housing scheme in Northern Ireland impressed at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards, where it won Project of the Year – Residential. Andy…

March 2018 Passive design

Innovative ventilation at the Simon Sainsbury Centre

Arup’s innovative ventilation strategy not only preserved the aesthetic of the Simon Sainsbury Centre in Cambridge, but also exploited the building’s thermal mass. Arup’s Joshua…

March 2018 Ventilation

Case study: Optimising heat at Little Kelham housing scheme

LEDA had to come up with an innovative solution when it was asked to design the heating, hot-water and ventilation systems for a part-built housing…

March 2018 Housing
CIBSE Journal March 2018 University of Oxford

CIBSE’s 2018 Building Performance Champion: Meet the team behind University of Oxford’s carbon reduction programme

The University of Oxford not only tops the World University Rankings – it also heads its peers on building performance, after being named overall champion…

March 2018
CIBSE Journal February 2018 Louvre Abu Dhabi

Protecting priceless artwork at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi will exhibit priceless artwork, so an environmental strategy that protects them from sand and extreme heat was essential. Andy Pearson explains how…

February 2018 Fire
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