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CIBSE offers guidance on the changing sustainability agenda

Green building

CISBE has updated its 2007 guide on sustainability, which outlines the principles for sustainability for engineers, wherever they practice and wherever projects and designs are undertaken. The updated Guide L: Sustainability  explores the actions that building services engineers should take to ...

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Opening offices safely – CIBSE publishes ventilation and air conditioning guidance

Preparing an office for safe re-occupation is about much more than turning on the lights. Once it is agreed who will be working and when, there needs to be a thorough re-evaluation of air conditioning and ventilation systems, according to ...

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Incoming CIBSE President says “business as usual” should not be the aim

Incoming CIBSE President Stuart MacPherson made an appeal for net carbon standards and an ambitious programme to refurbish existing buildings in his inaugural address this week, calling for targeted investment in low carbon solutions to drive recovery from the devastation ...

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Engineering volunteers urgently needed to support front-line NHS staff – can you help?

The Royal Academy of Engineering are asking for CIBSE’s continued support in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. As you may be aware there are a number of new medical facilities being built at ExCel London as well as two other Field Hospitals ...

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CIBSE publishes new health and wellbeing guidance

CIBSE has updated its Technical Memorandum 40: Health and wellbeing in building services. The revision updates the original version of TM40, published in 2006 and reflects significant changes in the environmental conditions we are exposed to and advances in our knowledge ...

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Bad air days

Julie Godefroy, Technical Manager at CIBSE, advises on ways to improve indoor air quality in the absence of a definitive regulatory framework People spend up to 90 per cent of their time indoors. It will come as no surprise, therefore, ...

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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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Behind closed doors

Sara Kassam, Head of Sustainability Development at CIBSE, explores the contribution of maintenance and engineering to creating healthy internal environments Too hot, too cold, too stuffy, too bright, too dim…we’ve all experienced spaces that just don’t feel right. The amount ...

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Delivering on our standards

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The drive to professionalise the Facilities Management profession is one I have long been a strong advocate for. The current appetite for strong ethical and responsible business practices can only enhance and ...

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Uponor’s water hygiene CPD gains CIBSE accreditation

Uponor, the global provider of hygienic drinking water delivery, energy-efficient heating and cooling and reliable plumbing infrastructure has successfully achieved CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) accreditation for the company’s ‘Hygienic Water Supply Systems’ CPD presentation. Designed to highlight ...

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