CIBSE Journal May 2017 Colin Taylor heat networks

Heat network pipework: Burying an investment, not a problem

The design and installation of pipework is often overlooked in the delivery of heat networks, with potentially catastrophic consequences for performance, says Colin Taylor of…

May 2017 Heating
CIBSE Journal May 2017 Zig Zag Exterior

Secure connection – Zig Zag and Kings Gate development

With linked energy centres that allow the transfer of both heating and cooling, two new buildings in Victoria Street have been designed with the future…

May 2017 Cooling
CIBSE Journal April 2017 data centres

In concert – reducing energy in data centres

A new data centre in Stockholm is reducing energy use dramatically by employing an algorithm that integrates separate control systems to reduce infrastructure energy load.…

March 2017 IT & Controls
University of Bradford

Double first – University of Bradford’s winning energy reduction programme

The University of Bradford won the ultimate CIBSE Building Performance Awards accolade for the second time last month. Andy Pearson finds out how the facilities…

March 2017 IT & Controls
Klima Therm Teslamiser

Packing a punch – battery chillers

New battery technology could revolutionise the HVAC industry, says Klima-Therm’s Tim Mitchell, who explains how battery chillers that integrate and control multiple power sources deliver…

March 2017 Cooling
Digital engineers

Adapt and survive in these digital times

With the data revolution sweeping through the construction sector, building services firms are on the hunt for a new type of design professional. Liza Young…

February 2017 BIM
CIBSE Journal January 2016 HIU testing

How HIU performance testing will change heat network design

New codes and tests designed to root out poorly performing heat networks are shining a spotlight on the supply chain. Alex Smith reports on a…

January 2017 Heating
CIBSE Journal December 2016 human centric lighting

Body clock wise – lighting design for the circadian cycle

Human-centric lighting is a phrase that has been bandied about over the past couple of years – not least by lighting manufacturers – but what…

December 2016 Lighting
CIBSE Journal December 2016 Well Building Standard lighting

A healthy light style – the biological impact of light

The Well Building Standard considers the biological impact of light – and this ‘melanopic’ approach will have implications for lighting workplaces, says Andrew Bissell

December 2016 Lighting
Serlby Park Academy.

Fresh thinking: Meeting design and cost targets with single-side ventilation in schools

A single-sided ventilation strategy that meets environmental criteria – while upholding design quality – has been rolled out in two Nottinghamshire schools. Breathing Buildings’ Shaun…

October 2016 Ventilation
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