Water quality: Locked-down buildings’ ticking time bomb

Water-quality tests reveal deteriorating water conditions in commercial buildings under lockdown. Guardian Water Treatment’s Tom O’ Sullivan says action is needed in underused facilities to avoid…

December 2020 Water

Podcast: How ambient loop systems can help decarbonise heat

Sponsored Podcast: Daikin's Darren Manley speaks to Alex Smith about how ambient loop systems can cut carbon when connected to low carbon heat sources

December 2020

Best practice HVAC controls: ASHRAE Guideline 36

Building controls systems are complex and can be a major obstacle to good performance if they are not specified and commissioned properly. Building Intelligence Group’s…

November 2020 IT & Controls

Rinnai to expand and invest in dedicated London office, team and resources

Ricky Lewis is appointed regional sales manager for London west and south-western counties

November 2020

Leading light: ensuring effective use of UV technology in buildings

Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation has been used for many years to mitigate the spread of measles and tuberculosis. It can effectively inactivate the Covid-19 virus too,…

October 2020 COVID

Winter protection: version 4 of CIBSE’s Covid-19 Ventilation Guide

The cold season brings new challenges for building managers trying to minimise the Covid-19 risk while maintaining occupant comfort. Chris Iddon introduces the latest CIBSE…

October 2020 COVID
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Instant response: HVAC deep learning

With artificial intelligence, heating and air conditioning can react in real time to occupant activity, says Paige Tien, who explains how deep learning and occupant…

Oxford’s balancing act: city smart grid with ground source heat pumps

Oxford is building an intelligent local grid that will allow buildings’ heat pumps to be connected to a smart grid that is able to charge…

October 2020 Battery storage

Sensible approach: specification advice for fan coil (terminal) units

Selecting the wrong fan coil (terminal) units can have disastrous consequences for occupant comfort, according to SSH’s Imran Shaikh at the CIBSE UAE Healthy Buildings Conference.…

October 2020 Air conditioning

Distance and dilution: Hoare Lea’s Covid-secure headquarters

Before Hoare Lea started offering advice to clients about making their offices Covid-secure it looked at how its own air handling units could be modified…

October 2020 COVID
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