Lessons in heat pump optimisation

Decarbonising heat in existing schools is vital to UK net zero targets, but optimal heat pump efficiency is not always straightforward. Baxi’s Andy Green discusses lessons learned from decarbonising three swimming pool buildings for a multi-academy trust

Fitness fanatics: the CIBSE Technical Symposium 2024

Making buildings fit for the future was the theme of the CIBSE Technical Symposium, which took place at Cardiff University last month. Alex Smith and Molly Tooher-Rudd report on the sold-out event, at which 86 peer-revewed building services papers were presented

Futureproofing buildings with ambient loop technology

Achieving net-zero by 2050 requires a crucial focus on decarbonising the built environment. Here, Daikin’s Matteo Dall’Ombra, explains the pivotal role of ambient loop technology advancements, specifically within collective buildings

Hanging with the cool set: servicing the Frieze art fair

Controlling the internal environment of the Frieze Los Angeles art fair is essential to ensure Hollywood’s celebrity set are not distracted from the serious business of buying art. Molly Tooher-Rudd talks to mstep’s Sasha Krstanovic about the comfort strategy at the five-day art event

Lifting the lid: virus transmission risk in public toilets

Research has shown that the surge in use of toilets during intervals at large-scale events leads to an increased risk of virus transmission. Analysis of CO2 levels at three venues enabled researchers to understand the issue and suggest how to flush out the problem