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
CIBSE Journal November 2016 Legionella

Prevention or cure – legionella prevention in heat networks

There are two options when it comes to safeguarding low-temperature district heating systems from legionella – safe design or sterilisation treatments. Xiaochen Yang, Hongwei Li…

October 2016 Heating
CIBSE Journal October 2016 Hevasure Francis Crick

Testing the water – tackling corrosion in pipework

Unseen corrosion in pipework can have a huge effect on the efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Continual monitoring of water quality helps identify issues…

September 2016 Pipework
Financial Times at One Southwark Bridge

Why property owners are putting a price on thermal comfort

Data analytics company Demand Logic is attempting to calculate productivity losses caused by uncomfortable temperatures. Liza Young reports

September 2016 Health & wellbeing
CIBSE Journal Sept 2016 heat networks return temperatures Andy Murry

The perfect return – heat network return temperatures

For a heat network to be energy efficient, it is essential that low flow return temperatures are achieved. Carbon Alternative’s Martin Crane explains why it…

September 2016 Heating
CIBSE Journal July 2016 Guide B essentials

Guide B essentials – air conditioning and refrigeration

CIBSE’s seminal guide to HVAC systems has had a major revision. Guide B covers best practice for heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration, and noise,…

June 2016 Cooling
Packard Foundation Headquarters main

Packard Foundation HQ: net zero energy CIBSE award winner

The team behind the Packard Foundation HQ, which won the international project of the year accolade at CIBSE’s awards, set out to encourage others in…

May 2016 Cooling

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…

CIBSE Journal June 2016 BIM Monument building

Monumental feat: BIM Level 2 on The Monument Building

As the built industry moves towards digital delivery, Liza Young finds out how Skanska used BIM Level 2 in the design and construction of The…

May 2016 BIM
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