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

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Pat Lehane
Simon Jones, one of the leading experts in the ventilation and IAQ sectors, has been appointed Head of Air Quality, Ambisense. Founded in 2014, Ambisense combines IoT sensors and smart software for a data-driven approach to risk management. Its solutions cater for the geo-environmental and air quality sectors, and are used in infrastructure and construction...
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CIBSE YEN, in partnership with Unitherm, is delighted to announce the return of the annual 5-a-side football tournament. This year’s competition will take place in the National Indoor Arena on the 20 July from 6pm to 9pm. The current holders, PJ Duffy & Sons, are keen to be the first team in CIBSE ROI history...
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In the second of two articles looking at intelligent buildings, Brian Coogan, Ethos Digital and Stephen Weir, Hereworks, detail how the new roles of Digital Building Consultant (Ethos Digital) and Master System Integrator (Hereworks) help deliver smart, intelligent buildings. At its core, a building’s main function is to provide a structurally-sound and environmentally-controlled space in...
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At the recent SEAI Energy Show, a panel of BIM experts (see inset) was challenged to explain how, while digitalisation of the construction process is recognised as the way forward if we are to realise net zero objectives, BIM is the enabling tool that will make it possible. In this special report by Building Services...
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As the recent sale of the Hevac Group companies, along with Heat Merchants and Tub & Tiles, to Wolseley marks a new beginning (see page 33), it also signals the end of the English family involvement in the building services engineering sector. Established in 1974 by John English, Hevac was not just part of what...
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The Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards, the competition to recognise excellence in the builders’ merchant trade, has moved to an all-island format for 2022. In addition to the coveted Regional and Octabuild Awards, there are five specific category awards to recognise excellence in the areas of Business Management, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing, Community Outreach and...
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This is the final article in a series of six that have been specifically designed to inform, support and assist industry and individuals within the built environment to embrace, engage and map their individual digital transformation journey. In the first three articles we detailed the tools required by industry to build their digitalisation pathway. Articles...
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Lighting Association Ireland (LAI) held a very successful DIALux evo training course recently with a capacity attendance participating in each of the two, 2-day courses – foundation level and intermediate level – held from 1 to 4 March. The course presenter was Iain Macrae, internationally-ac expert, and those in attendance included lighting designers, technical personnel,...
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Commercial building owners are set get a Fit for 55 wake-up call when EU regulations to mitigate climate change are enforced, starting in late 2022. Here Phil Kane, Eaton’s Country Manager for Ireland, explains how they can anticipate the changes, reduce their buildings’ energy costs, and ease grid congestion. Good intentions can be tough to...
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Sean Kelly, Ireland South MEP, has been appointed EPP Rapporteur for the European Parliament’s revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), a key component of the EU “Renovation Wave” and the European Green Deal. The Directive seeks to modernise EU buildings, to make them fit for a greener and more digital society, while...
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