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CIBSE updates Heat Networks Code of Practice

A major update to CIBSE's Heat Networks Code of Practice provides extensive guidance for the design, installation and, critically, the ongoing performance monitoring of district heating systems.

Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications after Brexit

The EU Directive on Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) was established to make it easier for EU/EEA countries to recognise each other’s professional qualifications. From 1 January 2021 this legislation will no longer apply to the UK.

Brexit Update - Engineering Council UK & Engineers Ireland

Provisions between the Engineering Council UK and Engineers Ireland will remain unchanged following Brexit.

CIBSE leads industry collaboration on heat pumps

Recognising the urgent need to develop guidance on the design, installation, operation and maintenance of heat pumps in multi-occupancy residential buildings, (CIBSE) has announced the appointment of Arup as technical author for “Good Practice Design Guide for Residential Heat Pumps”.

Keeping Construction Working

Co-chair of the Construction Leadership Council Andy Mitchell, has written to the Construction Sector to encourage all firms who are operating to follow the current restrictions on staff working away from home.

Preparing for the unknown with a CIBSE award entry

Entry is now open for the 2021 CIBSE ANZ Young Engineers Awards. The theme of the competition is “Preparing for the Unknown”.

CIBSE and ASHRAE global collaboration to enable safe, healthy, sustainable built environment

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has signed a refreshed Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with ASHRAE to further develop their working relationship and to reinforce benefits to members and the society at large.

CIBSE welcomes Climate Change Committee report

It is hugely useful and welcome to see not only the first carbon budget for a net zero carbon UK, but also a routemap to deliver it, and at lower overall GDP costs than previously estimated. 

A question for 2021 Future Leaders

With the new year in sight, the Christmas break is a great time for future leaders to start thinking about their response to the 2021 CIBSE ANZ’s Young Engineers Awards question.

Student achievements worth supporting

CIBSE’s vision is for better performing buildings, both for society and the environment and it is committed to further enhance the support and recognition of individuals, including students, in building services for their achievements.

YEN Trivia Quiz – Does your knowledge measure up?

Roars of laughter and nail-biting fun as young engineers came together from around Australia and New Zealand for a battle of wits at the CIBSE ANZ YEN Trans-Tasman Trivia Challenge conducted over Zoom.

CIBSE response to 10-point plan on green industrial revolution

Government has published this week their 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution, which is meant to support the UK’s net zero carbon target as well as creating and supporting up to 250,000 British jobs and “levelling up” the country.