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CIBSE Awards — Lawler Walks The Talk!

CIBSE Awards — Lawler Walks The Talk!

Pat Lehane April 7, 2021 , , , ,

Lawler Consulting has won The Building Performance Consultancy of the Year award for a second year running at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2021 which were recently held on a virtual platform. The award recognises companies that meet and exceed client expectations, and share their knowledge and best practice for building performance in the industry.


How many presidents does it take to change a light bulb?

How many presidents does it take to change a light bulb?

Pat Lehane April 1, 2021 , , , ,

As a in boy in the 1970s, I can remember walking onto my local high street by night. On the way the streets were somewhat dimly lit and when you got there, only The occasional shop window was illuminated and the sum total of the exterior lighting scheme for Bligh’s Hotel was a solitary lantern hanging over the main door. So, maybe not the most energy efficient of technology, but there wasn’t that much used and what there was lasted a long time, writes Bob Bohannon, President, The Society of Light & Lighting*.


Commercial heat pumps — call for all-industry forum

Commercial heat pumps — call for all-industry forum

Pat Lehane April 1, 2021 , , , ,

In this opinion piece Michael Curran, Chair, CIBSE Ireland, calls on all stakeholders – from regulators and legislators through to system designers, engineers, installers and manufacturers – to engage in round table discussions to ensure that the roll-out of heat pumps in commercial applications and public sector buildings is as successful as that of domestic heat pumps.


The end of the beginning

The end of the beginning

Pat Lehane March 4, 2021 , , , , ,

Improving the performance of buildings, and paying particular attention to indoor environmental quality, can greatly improve the sense of wellbeing in our population.


UV-C disinfection to combat Covid-19

UV-C disinfection to combat Covid-19

Pat Lehane January 25, 2021 , , , ,

LightingEurope has called on European policy makers to actively support and stimulate the uptake of UV-C disinfection technologies, in particular as part of the EU Renovation Wave Initiative, and to ensure that EU and national financial instruments are available to support their installation.


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