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Digital Twin — Creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities

Digital Twin — Creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities

April 15, 2019 , , , , ,

Digital Twin — using innovative technology to create sustainable buildings, communities and cities. A new, exciting tech development that is growing in momentum, not only in construction, but across all industries, is that of the digital twin … a physical entity linked to a digital reproduction of an asset using sensors. Digital twins act as…


HYL 'Excellence in Training'

HYL ‘Excellence in Training’

February 12, 2019 , , , , , , ,

The annual HYL 2019 Apprentice Awards took place just before Christmas last in Croke Park Stadium with over 80 HYL apprentices in attendance. Also present were leading industry representatives from the academic, training and development, mechanical and electrical sectors. This is now a highly-respected annual event that recognises and acknowledges those apprentices who have gone above…


Call for SDAR Awards Submissions

Call for SDAR Awards Submissions

February 5, 2019 , , , ,

The SDAR* Awards is a joint initiative between CIBSE Ireland and DIT, supported by Building Services News. The awards are unique in that they are intended to disseminate knowledge, encourage research in sustainable design of the built environment, and raise the quality of innovation and evaluation of such projects. Short abstracts (between 100 and 200…


The MEP Value Equation

The MEP Value Equation

December 3, 2018 , , , , , , ,

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

October 23, 2018 , , , , ,

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…