Ireland's only dedicated building services engineering journal
Ireland's only dedicated building services engineering journal

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Pat Lehane
With the WELL Performance Rating, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has answered the call for a solution tailored to the needs of building owners and operators concerned about how their spaces perform and the implications for health. The WELL Performance Rating takes real data captured through sensor technology or onsite tests, and turns it...
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Global water technology leader Xylem will showcase new technologies and solutions for building services at ISH 2023, taking place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 13 to 17 March 2023. The company is seeking long-term partnerships to tackle the world’s most pressing water and energy challenges, particularly within the building sector which is one of the EU’s...
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David Gillen has joined the team at TIDL where he takes on the role of Manager of the Thermal Covers Division. Thermal Covers design and manufacture bespoke removable insulation jackets for a variety of applications such as valves, tanks, heat exchangers, etc. David has already started work designing and producing thermal covers for areas such...
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To many, the metaverse is a new word, a concept born of the internet age, a distant and scary place to contemplate visiting. In reality, however, the first recorded use of the word was in Neal Stephenson’s 1992 novel, Snow Crash. In the novel, the protagonist, Hiro, moves in and out of a place called...
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Today, light pollution is one of the fastest-growing forms of pollution on the planet. It is growing at a rate twice that of the population growth. That yellow/white hue which bleeds from a distance into the dark night sky is a familiar foe with 99% of the population in Europe and North America, writes Aimee...
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John Sheelan is an ex-tradesman who had been heavily involved ina family-run business servicing the bio-medical, pharmaceutical and semi-conductor industries since 1996. During those years he received great exposure from his father’s teachings within the sector. He started off as a general operative, progressed to a welder, then fitter/cleanroom installer, then to a contract manager...
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While much of the narrative in recent years has focused on construction being a male dominated, non-inclusive industry, recent events point to an improved situation. Of course there is still a great deal to do but it is encouraging to see that the emphasis has changed from one of negativity to proactive leadership. This was...
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In our September/October edition we looked at forthcoming legislation around sustainability. Understandably some people are fearful of the obligations that such legislation will place on them, but if you are a reputable manufacturer or supplier of durable, resource-efficient goods, with a clean supply chain and low-carbon operations, upcoming legislation will benefit your business, writes Elaine...
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Edel Donnelly has joined KSN Team Horizon as a Senior Sustainability Manager. KSN Horizon develops and implements strategic sustainable solutions for the real estate sector, helping clients enhance the value of their assets and manage the transition to a de-carbonised economy. Contact: Edel Donnelly, KSN Team Horizon.T: 01 277 6999; E: edonnelly@ksnhorizon.com
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Stelrad Radiators has appointed Jack Irwin as Business Development Manager for the 26 counties. He has a masters degree in international management from NUIG, while his spare time is spent playing Gaelic football, swimming, surfing and kayaking. “These are exciting times to be joining Stelrad. I’m really looking forward to being part of the team...
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