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Join us in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2023

Join us in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2023

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 runs from 06 - 12 February. The week brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

CIBSE ANZ Young Engineers Awards 2023 Pre-Launch Sneak-Peek

CIBSE ANZ Young Engineers Awards 2023 Pre-Launch Sneak-Peek

CIBSE ANZ is very excited to announce the 2023 Young Engineers Awards entries will open on Tuesday 7 February 2023. The Awards recognise outstanding students, graduates and emerging professionals within the building services industry.

Consultation on new Ecodesign Requirements for Lighting Products

Consultation on new Ecodesign Requirements for Lighting Products

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are seeking views on a proposal to update the ecodesign requirements for lighting products from 2023 and 2027. It is proposing to require that lamps offered for sale in Great Britain have a minimum energy performance of 120 lm/W by 2023 and 140lm/W by 2027. The proposal also highlights some exemptions.

HSE Consults on Code of Conduct for Registered Building Inspectors

HSE Consults on Code of Conduct for Registered Building Inspectors

Under the Building Safety Act building control professionals will in future have to register with the Building Safety Regulator (BSR).

New SLL guide to office lighting considers hybrid working and circular economy

New SLL guide to office lighting considers hybrid working and circular economy

The Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) have launched the latest Lighting Guide 07 (LG7): Offices. There have been considerable developments since the previous edition, which was published in 2015.

Two weeks left to enter prestigious engineering award

Two weeks left to enter prestigious engineering award

There are just two weeks left for UK-based engineering innovators to submit entries for this year’s MacRobert Award - the longest running and most prestigious award for UK engineering innovation.

Net Zero Review: UK could do more to reap economic benefits of green growth

Net Zero Review: UK could do more to reap economic benefits of green growth

Former Energy Minister Chris Skidmore publishes his Net Zero Review, outlining the opportunities offered by net zero.

Remembering Terry Wyatt FCIBSE

Remembering Terry Wyatt FCIBSE

CIBSE is saddened to hear of the death of Professor Terry Wyatt, CIBSE Past President (2003-4). An inspiration to many in the industry, Terry was at the forefront of sustainable engineering before it was fashionable and a pioneer of novel engineering approaches to reduce energy consumption, carbon emissions and the impact of engineering services, whilst always looking to deliver buildings that performed. His work was not just building related, as he was also involved in the ventilation systems for the Mersey tunnels.

New regulations define higher-risk buildings in post-Grenfell safety act

New regulations define higher-risk buildings in post-Grenfell safety act

The government has unveiled new regulations that will define the types of buildings to be included in its new and more stringent regulatory building safety regime.

Remembering Bryan Franklin

Remembering Bryan Franklin

Bryan Franklin was one of the longest serving members of CIBSE and was in his seventh decade of membership at the time of his death in December.

The Building Advisory Committee: Inaugural Meeting

The Building Advisory Committee: Inaugural Meeting

The first meeting of the Building Advisory Committee (BAC) took place on 20 December 2022. The BAC was established under the Building Safety Act, 2022 as part of the Government’s reforms of building safety. The reforms are designed to create lasting change and make it clear how buildings should be constructed, maintained, and made safe.

Scott Kluger named SLL Young Lighter 2022

Scott Kluger named SLL Young Lighter 2022

Scott Kluger, Senior Daylight Designer at Hoare Lea was named SLL Young Lighter 2022 following the competition finals in December. Scott's winning project focuses on daylight harvesting to optimise lighting performance. Now in its 28th year, the SLL Young Lighter 2022 finals were held online on 15 December 2022.