Thomas Lindner

Becoming ‘the normal one’

Being a team player is important in BIM. Hurley Palmer Flatt’s Thomas Lindner shares his reflections as a post-heroic building information manager

May 2018 BIM
CIBSE Journal June 2018 pipework materials

Water ways – specifying soil and drainage pipes

Is inertia holding us back when it comes to material selection for key products, such as drainage pipes and fittings? Geberit’s Jonathan Briafield weighs up…

May 2018 Pipework
CIBSE Journal June 2018 legionella pipework

Minimising risk of legionella in domestic water services

Good engineering design and client-side control management are key to the successful containment of legionella bacteria. Aecom’s Richard Beattie, Arup’s Damien Kane and Paul Nolan,…

May 2018 Pipework

Reduce, reuse, recycle – meeting the F-Gas targets

Managing the supply of HFC refrigerants and reducing pressure on the newly lowered quotas introduced by the F-Gas regulations will be a critical issue for…

May 2018 Cooling

Sound advice – taking external noise into account when ventilating buildings

Ventilation strategies relying on residents opening windows falter if there is too much external noise. Anthony Chilton reports on a new guide designed to balance…

May 2018 Acoustics

Motorway services – controlling external noise in naturally ventilated homes

A desire for naturally ventilated homes on the North West Cambridge development was threatened by noise from the M11. Apex Acoustics’ Nick Conlan explains how…

May 2018 Ventilation

How the F-gas regulations are disrupting the cooling industry

The soaring price of refrigerant gas is leading to an outbreak of unsafe and illegal practices, writes Ewen Rose

May 2018 Cooling

Practicing perfect commissioning for air conditioning systems

Air conditioning offers benefits in terms of cooling and heating, but only if systems are commissioned correctly before they are put into use. Fujitsu’s Martyn…

May 2018 Cooling

Rising from the ashes – the revamped renewable heat incentive

The Northern Irish version contributed to bringing down a government and the entire scheme has been branded a waste of taxpayers’ money, but it looks…

May 2018 Heating

Why gas CHP still measures up

Despite the rapid decarbonisation of the UK electricity grid and lower wholesale prices, properly sized combined heat and power with thermal storage still offers an…

May 2018 CHP
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