Posts tagged with ‘CIBSE’

  • CIBSE appoints expert to lead BIM initiatives

    By Debbie Eales on June 16, 2016
    BIM and Digital expert Carl Collins has been appointed by CIBSE to lead a range of initiatives planned for imminent launch to members and the Building Services supply chain. The appointment reinforces CIBSE’s leadership and role in developing BIM tools for the MEP sector and for the operation and performance of built assets, seeking to spread the benefits of a […]
  • Report finds ‘human factor’ important in LED use

    By Debbie Eales on May 18, 2016
    A report into the human responses to LED lighting solutions has concluded that the human reaction to light sources should be a primary factor in deciding to deploy them, not just efficiency or cost. Commissioned by the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL), part of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), and produced by Public Health England, the […]
  • Liverpool win the double at Building Performance Awards

    By Debbie Eales on March 1, 2016
    Waterman Building Services, the company behind Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, scooped two prizes, including the coveted Building Performance Champion Award, at the 2016 CIBSE Building Performance Awards, organised by Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. As well as taking home the top prize, the team were also victorious in the new Project of the Year – Leisure category, which recognises high […]
  • Industry responds to Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy

    By Debbie Eales on November 19, 2015
    The Energy Secretary Amber Rudd MP announced sweeping changes to the UK’s energy policy on November 18th (https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/amber-rudds-speech-on-a-new-direction-for-uk-energy-policy), phasing out ‘dirty’ coal-fired power stations by 2025 in favour of a fleet of new gas and nuclear facilities. But the plans to reduce carbon emissions through greener generation made little mention of reducing the demand for power through greater energy efficiency. […]
  • ICOM Winter Conference seeks to clarify energy legislation

    By Debbie Eales on November 18, 2015
    The Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) held its third Winter Conference at the end of October, with speakers from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), the European Heating Industry (EHI), the National Measurement and Regulations Office (NMRO), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and British Gas. Opening the proceedings, ICOM Chairman Andy Parker noted that […]
  • Over half of SMEs could be ‘frozen out’ of government contracts

    By Debbie Eales on November 4, 2015
    ‘More than half of small firms ‘not ready’ for introduction of BIM Level 2’ Small and medium-sized firms could find themselves unintentionally ‘frozen out’ from competing for tens of billions of pounds of central government contracts in just a matter of months, according to new survey findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). The survey, carried out with leading industry partners, shows […]
  • CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2016 shortlist announced

    By Debbie Eales on November 4, 2015
    The shortlist for the 13 categories of the 2016 Building Performance Awards was revealed at the first day of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineer’s Conference and Exhibition. A special reception, held during the Conference at the QE II Conference Centre in London, saw the judging panel announce those shortlisted for awards, based on the best set of entries […]
  • Survey tests readiness for new BIM requirements

    By Debbie Eales on August 11, 2015
    The building services sector’s ability to engage with BIM will be tested by a major new survey, conducted by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), supported by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) alongside building services and engineering consultancy BSRIA. Over the next six to twelve months, businesses working in building services will be able to share data via […]
  • Bosch welcomes new heat network standards

    By Debbie Eales on July 27, 2015
    The introduction of new heat network standards, developed in partnership between the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE) and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), has been welcomed by a leading commercial and industrial heating manufacturer. Geoff Hobbs, Business Development Director at Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, believes that now is the time to raise industry standards as the resurgence […]
  • New code of practice boosts 14 per cent heat target

    By Debbie Eales on July 8, 2015
    The Government’s plan to supply 14 per cent of the UK’s heat via heat networks (also known as district heating) will receive a major boost today (July 8th), as the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) unveil their new CP1 Heat Networks: Code of Practice. CP1 Heat Networks: Code of Practice for […]