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CIBSE expand building services embodied carbon calculation methodology to support engineers internationally

CIBSE expand building services embodied carbon calculation methodology to support engineers internationally

CIBSE is launching an addendum to TM65, the embodied carbon calculation methodology published in 2021. TM65 Embodied carbon in building services: Using the TM65 methodology outside the UK (TM65LA) is designed to create global consistency on how the embodied carbon of building services equipment can be assessed.

From the source, Dame Judith Hackitt provides an update on the Building Safety Act at CIBSE Facilities Management Group event

From the source, Dame Judith Hackitt provides an update on the Building Safety Act at CIBSE Facilities Management Group event

Hosted by Sir Ken Knight and featuring presentations from Dame Judith Hackitt and Aman Sharma, the CIBSE Facilities Management (FM) group provides an update on the implementation of the Building Safety Act.

Professional Qualified Person (PQP) card for construction site access now available through the SLL

Professional Qualified Person (PQP) card for construction site access now available through the SLL

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) is now accepting applications from members of the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) for the Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) card, providing construction site access. Providing you are an active member that has renewed their SLL membership subscription for 2022, you will be eligible to apply for the PQP card.

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.