One vision: integrating intelligent HVAC

Integrating intelligent HVAC controls could resolve systems conflicts and give facilities managers a powerful online tool to manage…

December 2020 IT & Controls

Best practice HVAC controls: ASHRAE Guideline 36

Building controls systems are complex and can be a major obstacle to good performance if they are not…

November 2020 IT & Controls

Unlocking the secrets of the black box: control strategies for engineers

Changes in controls can deliver big energy savings, but many shy away from tackling the BMS system, says…

February 2020 IT & Controls
Hoare Lea office

The living lab: making data count

Hoare Lea’s Living Lab is exploring how data can be used to optimise buildings for both energy use and…

November 2018 IT & Controls
Urban Sciences Building

Sensor sensibility: Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building

Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building has 4,000 sensors to help optimise user comfort and energy performance. Andy Pearson…

November 2018 IT & Controls
CIBSE Journal February 2018 Carbon Credentials Village Hotels

Optimising HVAC system performance using BMS data analytics

Carbon Credentials uses advanced data analytics to drill down into BMS data and optimise the performance of HVAC…

February 2018 IT & Controls

Mission control – CIBSE Employer of the Year InTandem Systems

Industry relies on specialist controls firms to make complex buildings perform as intended. The exemplary work done by…

November 2017 IT & Controls
CIBSE Journal April 2017 data centres

In concert – reducing energy in data centres

A new data centre in Stockholm is reducing energy use dramatically by employing an algorithm that integrates separate…

March 2017 IT & Controls
University of Bradford

Double first – University of Bradford’s winning energy reduction programme

The University of Bradford won the ultimate CIBSE Building Performance Awards accolade for the second time last month.…

March 2017 IT & Controls

Brains storm – Digital Catapult’s Hackathon

To mark the launch of a database containing information from the Building Performance Evaluation programme, digital, construction and…

March 2016 IT & Controls
Bank of England Bank of England CIBSE Journal March 2016

Savings bank – cooling at the Bank of England

A new cooling system has reduced the Bank of England’s carbon emissions by 717 tonnes of carbon dioxide…

March 2016 IT & Controls
CISCO headquarters, Bedfont Lakes

Giant strides – Cisco and Johnson Controls merge BMS and IT

Technology giants Johnson Controls and Cisco have merged the BMS and IT technologies at a Cisco HQ in…

November 2015 IT & Controls

Street smart

Local electrical power networks have the potential to slash household energy bills by half, but are being held…

June 2015 IT & Controls