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

Spiritual dome: lighting design and fire protection at The Macallan distillery

Half submerged in the Scottish hills, The Macallan distillery is a dramatic visual representation of the distilling process. Andy Pearson looks at how Speirs +…

June 2018 Fire

What electric vehicle charging means for building services design

With electric vehicles set to replace diesel and petrol cars by 2040, Ramboll’s Adam Selvey says engineers must act now to ensure buildings can deal…

June 2018 Electrical

How pollution affects indoor air quality in buildings

The quality of the air people breathe is vital for their health and wellbeing. CIBSE Journal looks at two reports focusing on how outdoor pollution…

June 2018 Cooling
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