CIBSE Ireland: Collaboration, innovation and progress

The CIBSE Ireland Region is committed to inclusivity, professional development and collaborative growth. Chair Stephen Weir MCIBSE highlights the region’s successes, including the workshare initiative that allows engineers to switch between contractors and consultants

What the awards data reveals

The quality of data submitted alongside project entries for CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards improves each year. Julie Godefroy analyses the 2023 entries and signposts potential information requirements for the future

Lighting the path: interview with SLL president Helen Loomes

Innovation, sustainability, and health and wellbeing will take centre stage during Helen Loomes’ term as President of the Society of Light and Lighting. Molly Tooher-Rudd hears about her plans for the year, which include two new lighting events

Pipe dream or reality: true value engineering

Value engineering at an early stage will ensure the focus is not just on costs, but also on a better design outcome. This was the conclusion of an expert panel discussion sponsored by Geberit. Amanda Birch reports

Leading the line: interview with CIBSE President Adrian Catchpole

To ensure engineers can meet net zero challenges while adhering to the building safety regime, CIBSE President Adrian Catchpole FCIBSE is launching bold initiatives to increase competency, tackle poor procurement and attract talent to the industry. Alex Smith reports

Global attraction: delivering net zero in the desert climate

The UAE has a fast-paced, dynamic working environment, with some of the most ambitious building projects on Earth. Alex Smith speaks to regional chair Farah Naz FCIBSE about how CIBSE UAE Region is helping to deliver net zero projects in the desert climate