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Remembering Geoffrey Brundrett - CIBSE past president

Geoff Brundrett passed way in June after a long struggle with health issues.

Society of Light and Lighting partners with the JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme

Society of Light and Lighting partners with the JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme

The Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) to introduce the ‘Lighting Professional’ Related Discipline ECS card.

Research papers exploring overheating predictions and air tightness in homes win prestigious annual

Technical papers looking at summertime overheating predictions, and the relationship between airtightness and ventilation methods, have been recognised with awards by CIBSE as the most notable papers exciting the greatest global interest published in Building Services Research and Technology (BSER&T) Journal during 2019.

Sustainability Guide puts engineers at the heart of building better performing, sustainable building

A new updated guide on sustainability, published by CIBSE, empowers engineers to influence the work done and decisions made on building projects, to lead to more sustainable outcomes.    

Who will be a 2020 Young Engineers Awards’ finalist?

The 2020 CIBSE ANZ Young Engineers Awards competition called for entries in three categories – Students, Graduates and Emerging Professionals asking:

National Registration Framework for Building Practitioners

The following documents have been released by the ABCB, as a proposal of a national registration framework of minimum qualifications for core disciplines within the building industry:

Net-Zero Carbon Buildings – The New Normal

Earlier this month the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) in New Zealand revealed The Building for Climate Change Programme.

Get involved! Register your business for the Construction Talent Retention Scheme

Formally launching later this month (July 2020), the Construction Talent Retention Scheme is a partnership between industry and Government to secure essential talent in the UK’s construction sector.

Winners Announced for the Ken Dale Travel Bursary 2020

Congratulation to John Smyth and Joey Aoun, who have both been selected as winners of the Ken Dale Travel Bursary 2020. They will each be awarded a grant of £4000 to travel and complete the following research projects in 2021:

Building Performance Awards Launch

Building Performance Awards Launch

Now in their 14th year, the Building Performance Awards are open for entries.

Remembering Donald Leeper OBE, past president of CIBSE

CIBSE lost one of its leading lights due to the COVID 19 virus in April this year.

Guidance on Local Exhaust Ventilation

The Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers (ILEVE), together with the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), have published new guidance on local exhaust ventilation. TR40 – A Guide to Good Practice for Local Exhaust Ventilation, is a comprehensive guide for all those who design, commission, operate and maintain LEV systems, and includes LEV commissioning engineers.