Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building has 4,000 sensors to help optimise user comfort and energy performance. Andy Pearson reports
Indoor air quality, circadian lighting and decarbonisation of the Grid were among the topics at last month’s CIBSE Technical Symposium at London South Bank University. Alex Smith and Liza Young highlight some standout papers
Robust technical advice given by an M&E engineer can benefit property landlords, investors and occupants – so, asks Tuffin Ferraby Taylor’s Marc Hill, why do so few consultants offer expert transactional services?
Educational facilities can benefit from big data, say Spie’s George Adams and Liam Rock, who explain how remote monitoring and management at several schools reduced their carbon emissions by 18%
Poor design, specification and commissioning of submeters is costly, says Joanne Merry
Good design, monitoring and control have ensured The Hive library in Worcester has comfortably beaten its energy targets. Afroditi-Maria Konidari and Ian P Knight, of Cardiff University, look at how proactive building management and low-energy design reaped results