Prepare for landing

September 2015 BIM

Back to basics

With some way to go before natural ventilation is completely accepted as a viable alternative to mechanical systems, Andrew Acred shares a simple model for…

September 2015 Cooling

Light at the end of the tunnel

Endless corridors, dingy waiting rooms and basement treatment rooms will be a thing of the past at Guy’s new Cancer Centre when it opens in…

August 2015 BIM

On a mission

Portakabin is using CIBSE’s TM54 tool to help predict energy use at a new Cambridge base for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Peter Rankin explains…

August 2015 Heating

The power of three

New CIBSE President Nick Mead joins fellow presidents Andy Sneyd and Stephen Hodder to discuss how institutions can encourage the professions to break out of…

July 2015 BIM

Exposing the underground

The mass of underground services buried beneath our streets is a major hurdle to creating smart, resilient cities, say Nicole Metje and Dexter Hunt, who…

June 2015

Street smart

Local electrical power networks have the potential to slash household energy bills by half, but are being held in check by regulations on domestic energy…

June 2015 IT & Controls

For those about to dock

The installation of PV panels means more UK homes are moving from AC to DC generation. This makes electrical distribution more efficient, says Ian Billington,…

June 2015 Electrical

Urban reality

Passive design for new London homes is being thwarted by external noise and the desire for glazing. Ashley Bateson says MVHR and shading are the…

May 2015 Cooling
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