CIBSE Journal October 2018 acoustic drainage

Acoustic session – eliminating drainage noise

Without appropriate acoustic drainage people living in close proximity can be disturbed by unwanted noise from neighbours, says Rehau’s Franz Huelle

September 2018 Pipework
CIBSE Journal October 2018 Emmeti MLCP pipework

Smooth operator – multi-layer composite pipes

Piping made from multi-layer composite pipe is a viable alternative to copper because it offers flexibility, speed of installation and the elimination of hot works…

September 2018 Pipework
CIBSE Journal October 2018 Blocked pipe Icom guide

Hard facts – new Icom guide to water quality

An estimated half of all commercial hot-water systems have operational problems because of limescale, says Sentinel Commercial’s Chris Shelton, who believes Icom’s new guide can…

September 2018 Pipework
CIBSE Journal September 2018 Proline MVHR Salford Quays

Cool city living – tackling overheating risk in a glazed Salford tower

When excessive glazing caused a high-rise tower block in the centre of Manchester to overheat, contractor Proline developed a solution that plugged into a district…

August 2018 Cooling

Heat recovery at the University Arms Hotel

Cambridge’s University Arms Hotel refurbishment had to accommodate a complex heat recovery system on a constrained site with strict planning restrictions. Nuaire’s Andrew Bott explains

August 2018 Cooling
CIBSE Journal September 2018 Benjamin Jones PM2.5

What’s cooking – measuring PM2.5

To ensure indoor air quality measurements in homes are accurate and repeatable, we need standards that clearly define sensor types, calibration methods, sampling frequency, averaging…

August 2018 Ventilation
CIBSE Journal September 2018 dilapidations

Take despair out of disrepair – guidance on dilapidations

Guidance on dilapidations from building services engineers is a specialist area, argues TFT’s Marc Hill – so what should be considered before a lease starts,…

August 2018 Refurbishment

Vital signs of success – North West Ambulance Service’s energy performance contract with Imtech

An energy-performance contract between North West Ambulance Service and Imtech is exceeding expectations. Tony Cookson, energy manager at Imtech, explains how

July 2018 CHP

Site test – testing heat networks before handover

Acceptance testing allows developers to see if heat networks are working before handover. The tool is being used across 20 developments, says FairHeat’s Gareth Jones,…

July 2018 Heat network

How NewMass combines chilled water with PCM to save energy

NewMass cooling systems offer the energy savings of passive design and the control of mechanical cooling. Phil Lattimore speaks to BuroHappold’s Gideon Susman about the…

July 2018 Cooling
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