Ventilation: a matter of life and death

The tragic death of Awaab Ishak should be a very clear reminder to us all of the fundamental importance of the Building Regulations’ requirement to provide adequate ventilation in any habitable building, and not just in a pandemic, says Hywel Davies

Time to act on safety

A recent survey of building services firms reveals that 70% are doing nothing as a business to prepare for the Building Safety Act. Hywel Davies explains why this should be of serious concern to all Journal readers

Health centred

Milena Stojkovic explains why CIBSE’s Health and Wellbeing working group is raising its profile

Don’t be binary on hydrogen

Hydrogen should be part of the solution to decarbonise heating in the UK, according to Hydrogen UK’s Clare Jackson, who says we have no time to lose

Regime change

In his first column of the reign of Charles III, Hywel Davies considers the range of problems and challenges that face His Majesty’s government under new leader Liz Truss

On neutral ground: designing to minimise water use

Prolonged droughts are making water scarcity a global concern. Ramboll’s Rickesh Miyangar says new projects should aim for water neutrality, where water abstraction is no higher than existing levels

Creating a legacy

The CIBSE Young Engineers Network have taken over the editing of CIBSE Journal this month. YEN Chair Gemma Taylor describes what is inspiring the next generation