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

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Over the years, LightingEurope has demonstrated the capability to be an influential actor in the political debate at European level on lighting-specific rules and, more largely, on rules applicable to electrical and electronic equipment. In the context of climate change and Europe’s ambitious sustainability agenda, it has just published Lighting Strategy 2030. This document is...
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With lighting now recognised as having a major role to play in realising Ireland’s Net Zero objective, Building Services Engineering recently caught up with Gavin Edwards, newly-elected Chair of Lighting Association Ireland (LAI), to examine the contribution lighting can make by way of energy savings, sustainability, circularity and wellbeing. These, in fact, are the core...
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The challenge with better lighting is that it just doesn’t happen – it must be designed. With better lighting being key to achieving the twin goals of improving energy efficiency and indoor comfort and wellbeing, specifiers – including lighting designers, installers and architects – must play a central role in driving the European Green Deal...
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LG22 – Lighting for control rooms (2022) Control rooms can be complex, having many operators with their often extensive arrangement of screens around them and perhaps large overview screens on walls in front of them. Many rooms operate 24 hours a day, some monitoring and controlling safety-critical operations. For these reasons establishing the geometry between...
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Graeme Rees, President of the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), believes the Covid-induced lockdowns, plus this summer’s extraordinary heatwave, have underlined the increasing value of smart buildings in terms of occupants’ comfort and environmental sustainability. Apparently, we in Ireland (and the UK) have something of a reputation for talking about the weather. During the seasons...
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Tristan Healy, who has served as a ventilation specialist with S&P Ireland for the past eight years, has now been appointed Managing Director of the company with immediate effect. Healy has extensive experience in the ventilation sector and assumes his new role at a very challenging, though nonetheless exciting, time not just for S&P Ireland...
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Improving the performance of buildings, and paying particular attention to indoor environmental quality, can greatly improve the sense of wellbeing in our population.
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