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GVM12-A1-Guide-M-Appendix-12.jpgGVM12.A1 Guide M Appendix 12.A1: Indicative economic life expectancy tables

Chapter 12 of CIBSE Guide M addresses economic life factors and end of economic life, which are an important factor in life cycle costing of constructed assets and the inusephases.

CIBSE, in partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Building Services Engineering Association (BESA), has produced this updated version of Appendix 12.A1, which contains more recent life expectancy data. The new table acknowledges the development of many new task schedules by SFG20 since publication of Guide M in 2014, and also includes amendments to align fully with the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM 1 and 3). Otherwise the content of the table is as published in CIBSE Guide M.

LG19-square.jpgLG19 Lighting Guide 19: Lighting for extreme conditions

This guide to lighting for extreme conditions is published by the Society of Light and Lighting, part of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

It is intended as an introduction to the subject for lighting engineers and designers, specifiers, users and students alike. Because of this aim of making the guide suitable for a wide readership, it has been written as a reference document of experience and has concentrated upon the practical applications of lighting in as many types of extreme applications as practically possible, and on giving proven solutions to practical problems.

Lighting-Factfile-07_2019-square-(1).jpgLF07 Lighting Factfile 7 - Design and assessment of exterior lighting schemes

When considering the night-time lighting of any building, monument, park or feature, designers and planners need to assess the advantages of the proposed lighting scheme against any possible adverse effects. The lighting of our buildings, roads, sports fields, exterior signs and car parks at night is often necessary but can cause annoyance by unwanted light intruding into our homes or adversely affecting wildlife. Light may enhance our world, but may also cause glare, waste unnecessary amounts of energy and therefore money.

LG02-2019-square.jpg LG02/19 Lighting Guide 02: Lighting for Healthcare Premises - LG2

This new edition of the Lighting Guide LG2: Lighting for healthcare premises replaces the 2008 edition. This new edition has been produced to ensure that our guidance is up-to-date with modern lighting practice and to illustrate varying ways of lighting the modern hospital environment. Illumination recommendations have been aligned where appropriate with European Standards on lighting and the SLL Code for Lighting.

TM60GVE2019 CIBSE Guide E: Fire Safety Engineering

This fourth edition of CIBSE Guide E: Fire safety engineering is a fully updated version of the third edition which was published in 2010. The entire text of every chapter has been carefully reviewed.


TM60CP3 : Open-loop groundwater source heat pumps: CoP for the UKThis Code of Practice has been produced as a joint project between the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) with the backing of the Heat Pump Association (HPA). The work has been supported by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).edition to build on its success.