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

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The US Environmental Protection Agency explains that increasing outdoor air ventilation helps reduce the concentration of airborne contaminants, including viruses. Increased ventilation also reduces surface contamination by removing some virus particles before they have the chance to land on surfaces. The World Health Organisation also believes that understanding and controlling ventilation can “reduce the risk...
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This is the third article in the series of six by Paul McCormack, detailing the advantages of digitalisation for the built environment and why companies must engage in the process to secure sustainable growth and success. This final piece in Part 1 of the series, “The Tools”, builds on the previous digitalisation and BIM articles...
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Training and education is a core value of the Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland (EIFI) and so it is no surprise that the Federation has played a pivotal role in the newly-launched Engineering Skillnet Business Network.
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It is widely accepted that digitalisation is a game-changing strategy that will empower the construction sector to thrive and deliver the expertise for sustainable energy skills (see Building Services Engineering May/June 2021). In this, the second article in our Digitalisation Series, Paul McCormack, Innovation Manager, Belfast Metropolitan College, focusses on the significant role BIM has...
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In this article John Treanor, Sustainability Engineer & Energy Analyst with Passive Dynamics Sustainability Consultants, says compliance modelling methodologies are not fit for the significant climate challenge that lie ahead. He argues that legislators need to take urgent action to address the issue, and to improve how The performance of buildings are assessed.
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The recent election of Kevin Kelly as President of the Chartered institution of Building Services Engineers is a timely and well-deserved accolade. It recognises decades of unstinting service not just to the Institution, but across the entire spectrum of building services engineering. Apart from high-profile roles as CIBSE Ireland Chairman, SLL President and various CIBSE...
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Belfast Metropolitan College has been appointed project lead for another EU Horizon 2020 funded project aimed at the construction sector. Called ARISE, this new project involves nine European countries, including TU Dublin as the Republic of Ireland partner.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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