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The MEP Value Equation

The MEP Value Equation

Building services (MEP) are evolving at quite a pace, driven by continuous technological innovation, greater regulatory emphasis to improve building energy efficiency, and on-site project challenges. Heat pumps, sophisticated building controls, LED lighting, modular off-site construction, photovoltaics, building information modelling (BIM), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Building Energy Rating (BER) and Nearly Zero…

CIBSE Ireland 50th Dinner — Additional seats released

CIBSE Ireland 50th Dinner — Additional seats released

An additional number of tickets for tables of 10 — and individual seats — have now been released for the CIBSE 50th Anniversary Dinner being held in the Clayton Burlington Hotel on Friday, 30 November next. Tickets are very limited. To book click on www.eventbrite.ie/e/cibse-50th-anniversary-dinner-awards-night-tickets-29979854552 The night promises to be a celebration of buildings services with awards to acknowledge…

Building Services Roadmap Guide

Building Services Roadmap Guide

Welcome to this special edition of Building Services News marking the 50th anniversary of CIBSE Ireland. It is appropriate that we dedicate an entire issue to this milestone achievement given our long association with the Institution. Founded in 1961, Building Services News has been involved with, and has supported, CIBSE Ireland from day one, and indeed has been its official…

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What can we learn from the Grenfell Tower disaster?

What can we learn from the Grenfell Tower disaster?

The catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 killed 72 people and shocked the world. It also changed many more lives forever. As well as the police and public inquiries, which are ongoing, it led to an independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. in the latest editon of the SDAR Journal Dr Hywel Davies, Technical Director, CIBSE and Chair of the Expert Group on the Approved Documents in relation to the Grenfell enquiry, gives an excellent synopsis of the Report’s findings.

Industry Legend Yet Something of an Enigma

Industry Legend Yet Something of an Enigma

The recent and unexpected death of Ted Bourke marks the passing of one of the industry’s founding forefathers. Ted was an industry legend and something of an enigma … highly respected and widely known, yet somehow very private and retiring.

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