Remeha R-Gen CHP

A condensing guide to CHP efficiency

CHP can offer savings in applications with high, constant heat demand, but how designers integrate it will impact…

October 2019

Level best: highlights from the 10th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies

The 10th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies covered simulation, connectivity and safety, as the Lift and Escalator…

October 2019
Hydrogen

In the pipeline – is hydrogen a potential low carbon replacement for natural gas?

Hydrogen is being widely touted as a potential low carbon replacement for natural gas but, for it to…

September 2019

Roundtable: the importance and appropriateness of material selection when specifying pipework

Appropriate material selection for pipework is essential if HVAC systems are to be fully optimised. At a roundtable…

September 2019

Case study: One Angel Square, Northampton

Robust modelling and an intelligent redesign enabled BDP to retain natural ventilation in Northamptonshire County Council’s new offices.…

September 2019

Testing the water – designing the UK’s first Passivhaus swimming pool

The UK’s first Passivhaus swimming pool, currently being developed by Exeter City Council, seeks to halve energy use…

September 2019
London night skyline CIBSE Journal October 2019 London Energy Map

Completing the picture – London Energy Map

The London Energy Map project tried to provide a clearer picture of building energy use in the capital…

September 2019

The Passivhaus that Max Fordham built

Max Fordham’s Passivhaus house features automated insulated shutters, developed to reduce night-time heat losses and to achieve an…

August 2019

Quality as standard: Passivhaus consultant’s winning ways

CIBSE award-winning low energy design consultancy Warm has its roots in Passivhaus, and even put into practice its…

August 2019

Battery technology in UPS systems – VRLA v Li-ion

Although lead-acid batteries are long-established, with a majority market share, lithium-ion is starting to pick up pace. Alex…

August 2019
CIBSE Journal November 2016 news overheating BSERT

CIBSE seminar: Tackling overheating

Changes to Building Regulations offer a chance to reduce overheating risks, according to speakers at a CIBSE seminar…

August 2019

How digital can streamline concept design

To streamline the concept design stage for building services, four teams took part in a challenge to automate…

August 2019

Opening remarks: guidance on ventilation openings

Designing adequately sized windows for natural ventilation while ensuring occupants' safety is a challenge. Benjamin Jones, Patrick Sharpe…

August 2019

Role models: The benefits and limitations of modelling

The CIBSE HVAC Systems and Building Simulation groups explored advanced building systems modelling during a discussion at Hoare…

August 2019

Case study: Cambridge Central Mosque

Cambridge’s elegant new mosque has comfort and sustainability at its heart thanks to the involvement of the environmental…

July 2019