The incoming CIBSE President, George Adams, in his Presidential address "Whole Life Thinking" said that engineers working in the built environment had an urgent responsibility to help reduce energy consumption and provide for adaptation of buildings and cities to respond to the challenges of climate change whilst accommodating the needs of rapidly growing populations. The Presidential Address was given at an inauguration of the President, President Elect and Vice Presidents, and AGM that took place on May 9, 2013 at the Royal Society, London
The CIBSE Young Engineering Awards 2013 is now open for entries. The awards bring together, the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year award and the Employer of the Year awards in one high profile event at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on 9th October 2013.
Full details of how to enter here
CIBSE celebrated the launch of its Diversity Panel on 18 April at The Building Centre, London. The event welcomed key individuals including representations from the Cherie Blair Foundation, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and highly regarded speakers including Chi Onwurah, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister and Labour MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne.
More about the event here
Winners of the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2013 were announced at the award ceremony which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane in February. The event, attended by over 700 building services professionals and hosted by Gyles Brandreth, recognised building performance excellence in 12 categories. Winners included British Land, Max Fordham, Atkins Ltd and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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What are the innovations we are seeing in the way that buildings are engineered? Which are the new products and services that can facilitate saving energy, lowering carbon and achieve efficiency for clients? How do new governmental regulations affect CIBSE members in their work? Utilising the power of film, these programmes explore the business case for specifying the latest products and services to meet the increasing challenges faced by CIBSE members whether in refurb/retrofit projects or new build.
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CIBSE now offers free student membership to full-time engineering students for the duration of their course whilst those studying engineering part-time will be able to become a member for only £33 per year...more about CIBSE student membership