CIBSE Journal December 2016 human centric lighting

Body clock wise – lighting design for the circadian cycle

Human-centric lighting is a phrase that has been bandied about over the past couple of years – not…

December 2016
CIBSE Journal December 2016 Well Building Standard lighting

A healthy light style – the biological impact of light

The Well Building Standard considers the biological impact of light – and this ‘melanopic’ approach will have implications…

December 2016
Serlby Park Academy.

Fresh thinking: Meeting design and cost targets with single-side ventilation in schools

A single-sided ventilation strategy that meets environmental criteria – while upholding design quality – has been rolled out…

October 2016
CIBSE Journal November 2016 Legionella

Prevention or cure – legionella prevention in heat networks

There are two options when it comes to safeguarding low-temperature district heating systems from legionella – safe design…

October 2016
CIBSE Journal October 2016 Hevasure Francis Crick

Testing the water – tackling corrosion in pipework

Unseen corrosion in pipework can have a huge effect on the efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Continual…

September 2016
Financial Times at One Southwark Bridge

Why property owners are putting a price on thermal comfort

Data analytics company Demand Logic is attempting to calculate productivity losses caused by uncomfortable temperatures. Liza Young reports

September 2016
CIBSE Journal Sept 2016 heat networks return temperatures Andy Murry

The perfect return – heat network return temperatures

For a heat network to be energy efficient, it is essential that low flow return temperatures are achieved.…

September 2016
CIBSE Journal July 2016 Guide B essentials

Guide B essentials – air conditioning and refrigeration

CIBSE’s seminal guide to HVAC systems has had a major revision. Guide B covers best practice for heating,…

June 2016
Packard Foundation Headquarters main

Packard Foundation HQ: net zero energy CIBSE award winner

The team behind the Packard Foundation HQ, which won the international project of the year accolade at CIBSE’s…

May 2016

Using weather data to make buildings climate proof

Climate change means CIBSE’s updated weather files are imperative for building energy and overheating risk analysis. Liza Young…

May 2016
CIBSE Journal June 2016 BIM Monument building

Monumental feat: BIM Level 2 on The Monument Building

As the built industry moves towards digital delivery, Liza Young finds out how Skanska used BIM Level 2…

May 2016
CIBSE Journal May 2016 Guru Systems feature shard

On a mission: using data to optimise heat networks

Gareth Jones and Casey Cole are using big data to expose the real performance of domestic heat networks.…

April 2016
Arboreal Architecture Clapham retrofit residential CIBSE Journal April 2016

Fitness fanatics – Arboreal Architecture’s Clapham retrofit

Arboreal Architecture was awarded Residential Project of the Year at the CIBSE Awards for its forensic approach to…

March 2016

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
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