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New conference series supports professionals in delivering a safer built environment

New conference series supports professionals in delivering a safer built environment

CIBSE and the Society of Digital Engineering (SDE) are launching a new series of conferences, providing clarity and a practical understanding of the Building Safety Act and the Golden Thread requirements.

Finalists for the 2022 Ken Dale Travel Bursary Announced

Finalists for the 2022 Ken Dale Travel Bursary Announced

The CIBSE Ken Dale Bursary grants the winner up to £4000 to spend three to four weeks travelling the world and researching how different conditions impact the built environment. After receiving an array of fantastic applications, a shortlist of five finalists has now been selected.

New National Modelling Guide requires update to latest CIBSE Weather Data Sets

New National Modelling Guide requires update to latest CIBSE Weather Data Sets

The National Calculation (NCM) Modelling Guide came into force on 15 June 2022. It includes several important changes, including an upgrade to the 2016 CIBSE Test Reference Year (TRY) weather data sets.

Nominations for Governance Board Chair for UK Net Zero Carbon Building Standard Open

Nominations for Governance Board Chair for UK Net Zero Carbon Building Standard Open

As part of the formation of the Governance board for the UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard we are seeking to elect an independent chair. A call for nominations for the position of chair is now open.

Grenfell is the industry's Piper Alpha says CIBSE

Grenfell is the industry's Piper Alpha says CIBSE

The recent passage of the Building Safety Act is a welcome recognition of the fact that making safe buildings is a highly skilled operation says the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, endorsing the need for more effective regulation and a profound change in culture.

Government announce further support for business as they transition to UKCA marking regime

Paul Scully, Minister for London and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets) released a statement on 20 June 2022, announcing Government plans to make it easier for small businesses to move to the new UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking regime.

Health and Safety Executive supports workers’ health at Great Britain’s construction sites

Construction sites across Great Britain are to be targeted as part of a month-long respiratory health initiative by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Time for a major upgrade of buildings to create healthier indoor environments, says report

Time for a major upgrade of buildings to create healthier indoor environments, says report

Government must seize the post-pandemic opportunity to mandate long-term improvements to infection control in commercial, public and residential buildings to reduce the transmission of future waves of COVID-19, new pandemics, seasonal influenza and other infectious diseases, according to a report published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC).

Kevin Mitchell leads CIBSE Council in inspiring the next generation

In the role for just over a month, CIBSE President, Kevin Mitchell has had a busy few weeks. At the start of his presidency, Kevin launched the #CIBSE125Challenges. As outlined within his inaugural address, Kevin has one theme for the year ahead: to inspire the next generation, two goals: to pay forward the support received to those starting their careers and to share how building services engineers are vital to the transition to net zero carbon and in fighting climate change, and finally five challenges: Celebrate, Inspire, Boost, Share and Engage.

Panasonic confirmed as Gold Exhibitor for CIBSE Build2Perform Live 2022

Panasonic confirmed as Gold Exhibitor for CIBSE Build2Perform Live 2022

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) are pleased to welcome Panasonic as a Gold Exhibitor for Build2Perform Live 2022.

CIBSE now assessing for RPEQ

On 26 May, CIBSE invited Evelyn Story, Board Member for Professional Engineers Queensland to speak at the launch event for CIBSE’s Assessment scheme and to talk to CIBSE members about the registration scheme and requirements under the Professional Engineering Act.

CIBSE and BEIS launch new free guidance for large heat pump installations in non-domestic buildings

CIBSE and BEIS launch new free guidance for large heat pump installations in non-domestic buildings

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have launched new guidance AM17: Heat pumps for large non-domestic buildings.