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2013 activities

12/12/13 YEN Committee meeting, The Crown pub

5/12/13 SLL Lighting Masterclass, BDP (daytime)

3/12/13 CIBSE Preston Ken Dale Presentation, Kayley Lockhead, Leyland

28/11/13 HQ membership presentation, Arup - Flyer

26/11/13 Preston UCLAN student presentations

21/11/13 Inter-Pro Networking event, NOMA CIS Tower - Flyer

CIBSE YEN NW took part in another great evening of professional networking with the RTPI North West Young Planners, Institute of Structural Engineers, Chartered Institute of Building, Institute of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Acoustics, the Landscape Institute and Urban Design Group. Once again held in an interesting location on the 24th floor of the Co-Op tower in Manchester, almost 140 people met for an evening with a live band, quizzes and games, along with drinks and nibbles. Writeup

20/11/13 SOPHE Biological Control for Domestic Water Systems including in Healthcare Premises, Rain Bar

6/11/13 SLL Light Therapy, BDP

23/10/13 YEN Oventrop Solar Water, Arup

An informative seminar on the design and operation of solar thermal systems by Gavin Welsman and Ian Anderson of Oventrop.

17/10/13 YEN Manchester University Solar Thermal site visit

Bob Smith of AO Smith and Manchester University staff hosted a hands-on visit to their rooftop solar thermal system including demonstration of plant operation.


5/10/13 YEN National Ball, Nottingham - CL attending

4/10/13 Preston Media City visit

3/10/13 NW What Colour is Your Building Event, BDP

David Clark of Cundall presented a lively seminar on differences between building design efficiency and operation.

1/10/13 Preston Cold Climates seminar - Preston promoting

24/9/13 Zero Carbon Hub external event

18/9/13 SOPHE Blue Roof Thinking, Rain Bar

28/8/13 YEN Committee meeting, Odd Bar

12/8/13 NW HQ staff visit, BDP

25/7/13 NW Breathing Buildings seminar, BDP offices
20 attendees

18/7/13 SOPHE Drinking Water Ring Main - Putting water into the forefront of design, Rain Bar

9/7/13 YEN Social: Comedy Night, XS Malarkey, Jabez Clegg

4/7/13 NW Cooper Lighting Event, BDP
30 attendees - DH/TW

20/6/13 YEN Zero Carbon Hub Seminar, Arup Offices
15 attendees - An interesting seminar from Ben Ward and Anastasios Kougionis from the Zero Carbon Hub - presentation slides available on request. 

17/6/13 NW AGM, BDP offices

2/6/13 YEN Committee meeting, Sam's Chop House

15/5/13 SOPHE Thermostatic Water Controls, Rain Bar

10/5/13 SOPHE Annual Dinner, Midland Hotel

2/5/13 YEN Inter-pro networking with RICS, Revolution Parsonage Gardens

22/4/13 YEN Inter-pro bowling event, Great Northern Lanes
Another highly successful social and networking event with other built environment professionals, this time at the new Great Northern Lanes ten pin bowling alley near AMC cinema. Around 70 people were in attendance for bowling, drinks and food.

11/4/13 NW Redwood lighting seminar, BDP
Around 20 attendees

5/4/13 YEN Inter-pro pub crawl, Port Street Beer House

4/4/13 YEN Committee meeting, Albert's Chop House

20/3/13 SOPHE Flexible plumbing, Rain Bar

13/3/13 YEN Inter-Pro Designing for Deafness, Turley Associates
CIBSE YEN joined up with other professionals from the built environment including North West Young Planners, IStructE, ICE and Urban Design Group for a highly interesting, thought-provoking and informative technical presentation by on Designing for Deafness in the Built Environment.

7/3/13 YEN Committee meeting, The Gas Lamp

28/2/13 NW social event, Brew Dog
CIBSE NW hosted a beer tasting and networking event, trying out Brew Dog's 'Punk-rock craft brewery' ethos whilst liaising with other engineers. 25 attendees.

7/2/13 YEN Committee meeting, The Bank

23/1/13 YEN Chartered Engineer workshop, Arup
Recently Chartered CIBSE YEN NW committee members Patrick Nicholls, Tom Waterson and Rebecca Warren presented a guide to their varying experiences in becoming a Chartered Engineer with the IMechE, IET and CIBSE and their essential tips for your application.

16/1/13 SOPHE Limescale prevention, Rain Bar