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Using TM59 to assess overheating risk in homes

CIBSE’s new guidance to assess overheating risk in homes is timely, as UK summer temperatures soar. Liza Young finds out why TM59 is a must-read…

July 2017 Overheating
Industrial fire control system.

Key issues: CIBSE Guide E Fire Safety Engineering (2017)

The latest version of CIBSE Guide E Fire Safety Engineering highlights key areas of responsibility for services engineers. MKA Fire MD and Guide E chair…

June 2017 Fire
British Airways cancellations data centre power failure

Tiers for fears: How to ensure data centres keep companies flying

The meltdown of British Airway’s IT systems, after a power-supply failure, demonstrates how critical data centres are to business operations. Andy Pearson looks at levels…

June 2017 data centres
CIBSE Journal June 2017 Chicago chiller

A Chicago thriller – chiller replacement

Replacing a district cooling system with chillers required a helicopter to lift new plant into a tiny room 200 metres above Chicago. Cyclone Energy Group’s…

June 2017 Cooling
CIBSE Journal June 2017 evaporative cooling

Making the case for evaporative cooling

Evaporative cooling can save energy when used in the right climate. AEI’s James Falconer looks at the technology in Hong Kong, Las Vegas and London,…

June 2017 Cooling
CIBSE Journal June 2017 Beijing smog NOx

Beijing’s burning issue – reducing boiler NOx emissions

Tough limits on boiler NOx emissions have been introduced to tackle Beijing’s smog. Dr Gregory Zdaniuk, Joël Moreau and Lu Liu look at one retrofit’s…

June 2017 Heating
CIBSE Journal May 2017 Royal Academy

Academy reward – heating London’s Royal Academy

London’s Royal Academy has a masterplan to transform its historic estate. Andrew Brister reveals how new rooftop heating plant ensures services are fit for the…

May 2017 Heating
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
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