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Property leader David Partridge to oversee development of UK’s first Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard

Property leader David Partridge to oversee development of UK’s first Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard

The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard initiative appoints Related Argent’s Chairman, David Partridge, as Chair of its recently convened Governance Board.

Industry unites behind circular economy scheme

Industry unites behind circular economy scheme

Ten leading manufacturers unite as Founding Partners, forming a steering group for the development of CIBSE’s TM66 Circular economy guidance, training and assurance scheme.

CIBSE Golden Thread series explores the scale and implementation of the Building Safety Act

CIBSE Golden Thread series explores the scale and implementation of the Building Safety Act

CIBSE launched its brand new Golden Thread series at the RIBA on 14 September, with keynote speakers, Dr Hywel Davies, CIBSE Technical Director and Chair of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee, and Hanna Clarke, Digital and Policy Manager for the Construction Products Association (CPA). There were also several presentations and panel discussions with representatives from the British Standards Institution (BSI), the National Fire Chiefs Council, London and Quadrant Housing Association, Foster + Partners and Arup, amongst others.

CIBSE President strengthens international reach with UAE visit

CIBSE President strengthens international reach with UAE visit

As part of CIBSE President Kevin Mitchell’s 125 Anniversary year commitment to engage and inspire the next generation and strengthen international ties, he, together with Ruth Carter, CIBSE CEO visited the United Arab Emirates in September.

CIBSE Ireland Chair calls for public building temperatures to be limited to 19 degrees in RTE radio interview

CIBSE Ireland Chair calls for public building temperatures to be limited to 19 degrees in RTE radio interview

Following a request from the Irish Government for temperatures in public buildings to be kept at no more than 19 degrees in a bid to save energy this winter, Michael Curran, CIBSE Ireland chair spoke on RTE Radio One's Morning Ireland show.

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

A statement from CIBSE President, Kevin Mitchell, on behalf of the Institution

Delivering Net Zero Carbon in the Workplace

Delivering Net Zero Carbon in the Workplace

As part of a project for the British Council for Offices (BCO), the aim of this survey is to (i) identify the barriers that businesses face as they strive to pursue a path to Net Zero carbon emissions in the commercial real estate sector, and (ii) seek feedback on where the opportunities lie and how organisations can navigate the demands of regulators and other stakeholders.

Young engineers set to ‘Inspire the next generation’ as awards shortlist announced

Young engineers set to ‘Inspire the next generation’ as awards shortlist announced

Eight engineering graduates, 13 engineering apprentices and six employers have been shortlisted for the 2023 Young Engineers Awards.

CIBSE President, Kevin Mitchell considers how we communicate our roles and impact in latest blog post

CIBSE President, Kevin Mitchell considers how we communicate our roles and impact in latest blog post

With fewer engagements over the summer holiday period, August brought time to plan, consolidate and for many, take a well-earned break. For anyone with school aged children, there is the additional challenge of making sure that they are occupied over the summer months.

2022 review of CIBSE Climate Action Plan highlights the ongoing impact of building services engineers in delivering net zero

2022 review of CIBSE Climate Action Plan highlights the ongoing impact of building services engineers in delivering net zero

CIBSE has long been active on the topic of climate change mitigation and adaptation, linking it to building performance. To increase our efforts, in July 2019 CIBSE produced its first Climate Action Plan, mapping our current and planned activities in the areas where we have a duty and the ability to act as a professional institution. CIBSE committed to reviewing the plan regularly, and this Summer 2022 version is the third annual update.

New CIBSE Building Performance Award celebrates digital innovation

New CIBSE Building Performance Award celebrates digital innovation

New for 2023, CIBSE introduce Best Digital Innovation category as part of the prestigious Building Performance Awards.

Strengthening bonds, working together to deliver a culture of collaboration

Strengthening bonds, working together to deliver a culture of collaboration

In his latest blog post, Kevin Mitchell, CIBSE President discusses recent opportunities to meet with other institutions, planning and developing opportunities to work together.