Maintaining performance: new CIBSE Guide M

A substantial update of Guide M with a focus on controls, competence and energy and wellbeing, among many other areas, has taken place. Lead author Joanna Harris offers an overview of this key document

Publicising the best of SoPHE

The Society of Public Health Engineers’ new e-newsletter is raising the profile of the industry and giving key insights into an increasingly vital sector

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

CIBSE Ireland: Collaboration, innovation and progress

The CIBSE Ireland Region is committed to inclusivity, professional development and collaborative growth. Chair Stephen Weir MCIBSE highlights the region’s successes, including the workshare initiative that allows engineers to switch between contractors and consultants

Pitching for equality: Lucy May interview

Cundall’s new global head of diversity, equity, inclusion and culture, Lucy May, answers questions about her journey from football to the construction industry

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

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

Beacon of learning: LET’s Diploma in Lighting Design

The Diploma in Lighting Design is open to anyone with an interest in furthering their knowledge of lighting technology and research. Atkin’s Kristina Allison MSLL MCIBSE answers questions on an enlightening career move

Biodiversity: engineering nature’s blueprint

With developments soon having to create a 10% biodiversity net gain, Ashley Bateson, Chin Chen and Robert Winch discuss why nature-based solutions are vital in reducing climate risk