CIBSE seminar: Tackling overheating

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

Hot off the press: research on overheating in homes

The latest research on assessing and mitigating overheating in buildings is the focus of a Building Services and Engineering Research and Technology Journal special edition. CIBSE’S Anastasia Mylona looks at the key findings

In control – thermal comfort and productivity

Architect AHMM has used its office as a testbed for thermal strategies in a building with no cooling. AHMM’s Craig Robertson and Ines Idzikowski Perez, of UCL, report on the balance between cost, comfort and productivity

Letters to editor – July 2016

Response to query over overheating shows that new CIBSE guidance will offer designers more flexibility when making assessments

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 explains the new data sets and finds out whether the methodology for applying them is up to the task