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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    be installed by certified Green Deal Installers The improvements will reduce the building operators energy bills and the costs of the installation are added to the electricity bill The estimated savings on the total energy bills will always equal or exceed the cost of the work otherwise the improvements will not qualify for Green Deal finance Under the Green Deal the liability for the payments remains with the building and does not fol low the owner or occupier after they leave the building The Green Deal is expected to be launched in the UK in October 2012 Interested in becoming a Green Deal Advisor Keep up to date on Green Deal Training Certification opportunities CIBSE Certification advises anyone considering becoming an organisation offering Green Deal Advice to wait for the formal qualifications for advisors which are being developed to be announced People interested in being kept informed of the development of the qualification and what will be required to do to become an Advisor can register with CIBSE at epc cibse certification org with the subject line Green Deal CIBSE will keep interested parties informed of developments and provide details of its training and accreditation arrangements Organisations interested in being accredited to offer Green Deal Advice CIBSE Certification can also register interest at epc cibse certification org with the subject line Green Deal Green Deal Advisor Training Potential Green Deal Advisors must be qualified and currently certified Energy Assessors Once the Green Deal qualification is available CIBSE will offer training courses Those who have completed the national qualification will then be eligible for accreditation as Green Deal Advisors Contacts PRESS OFFICE SERVICE Samantha Dawe or Louise Gough The Think Tank T 020 7831 2225 Email samanthad thinktank org uk or louiseg thinktank org uk CIBSE HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS Tina Cardy

    Original URL path: http://www.cibse-mnw.org/news.asp?id=68 (2016-02-10)
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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    intended to support inspections which are carried out for compliance with the EPBD but will also be useful to anyone who wishes to assess the energy efficiency of an air conditioning system This edition benefits from experience gained over the past three years of air conditioning inspections as well as giving clarity to some of the questions about air conditioning system inspections th at have arisen over th at period It also considers the reporting requirements introduced by the Department for Communities and Local Government DCLG for the production of reports in Engl and and Wales as well as the parallel requirements for Northern Irel and and Scotl and The revised edition covers Inspection of packaged cooling systems Inspection of centralised cooling systems Assessing equipment sizing in rel at ion to the cooling load Assessment of ventil at ion performance Advice on altern at ive ways of delivering cooling Explan at ory notes for building owners and managers All Articles NEXT EVENT 22 2 2016 Student Competition Student are invited to submit an entry to win tickets for next years CIBSE Symposium More LATEST NEWS 31 8 2012 CIBSE to call for more collaboration at annual conference Cross industry cooperation

    Original URL path: http://www.cibse-mnw.org/news.asp?id=63 (2016-02-10)
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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    Norman Disney Young took the accolade for Refurbishment Project of the Year for a refurbishment project transforming The Angel Building an early 1980 s building in Islington North London Max Fordham took the award for Public Sector New Build of the Year and also beat off the competition to win the Private Sector New Build of the Year with the Brockholes Visitor Centre in Preston while British Land won the Client Energy Management Award Passive Energy related Product of the Year went to Datum Phase Change for the Racus ceiling tile while Energy Using Product of the Year went to Monodraught for their Cool Phase Low Energy Cooling and Ventilation System a low energy alternative to air conditioning Norland Managed Services was recognised for its contribution to Training for Building Performance and Transport for London won for Building Operation Norman Disney and Young was awarded Commissioning Project of the Year and the award for Collaborative Working went to Harrods CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessor Andrew Gardner took the title of Low Carbon Consultant of the Year over the course of one year he helped his clients to save approximately 61 tonnes of Carbon CIBSE President Andy Ford said The future is a resource and carbon constrained world CIBSE is placing the enabling of effective performance engineering delivered through our members at the heart of what it does All the entrants recognised have shown their commitment and skill at creating a sustainable built environment We are proud to showcase some of the best projects products and innovations and urge all of our winners and runners up to continue their efforts to deliver high quality efficient buildings The CIBSE Building Performance Awards were presented on 8 February 2012 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London For further information contact Tessa Burrows tburrows

    Original URL path: http://www.cibse-mnw.org/news.asp?id=62 (2016-02-10)
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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    young lighting students and professionals to investigate a lighting subject of the ir choice and provides a unique platform for them to present their findings It offers finalists the chance to hone their presentation skills and to win the considerable kudos and professional recognition of being chosen as the SLL Young Lighter of the Year Following the submission of the written synopsis a preliminary shortlist of entrants will be invited to submit a short piece to camera to fur ther explain the premise of their paper Entries may be based on previously prepared work and must be capable of being presented in 15 minutes during the final Last year s SLL Young Lighter of the Year was Christopher Knowlton from Design International who won the award following his presentation on user controlled environments Winning young lighter of the year was fantastic The whole process of the competition is a great way to engage with the lighting community meeting peers and established practitioners alike Being in the final was an excellent opportunity to practice presenting to an audience of 50 industry professionals which in itself is a great experience To make it to the final was an honour in itself to be named winner was wonderful Since winning I ve come to realize just how widely recognized the competition is It s a great platform from which to meet new people and gain professional recognition Last year s final drew a huge crowd at the ARC 11 exhibition and the presentations were all very well received For fur the r details and an entry form visit http www sll org uk Shortlisted finalists will be announced in spring 2012 All Articles NEXT EVENT 22 2 2016 Student Competition Student are invited to submit an entry to win tickets for next years

    Original URL path: http://www.cibse-mnw.org/news.asp?id=61 (2016-02-10)
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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    Year Public Sector Sponsored by Amtech Pool Innovation Centre Redruth Aedas Whittington Park Sports Pavilion London ArchitectsNetwork Limited Teddington School Middlesex BDP Castlewood Primary School Coventry Couch Perry Wilkes LLP John Hope Gateway Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Max Fordham Maelor Sports Hall Penley North Wales URS Scott Wilson Refurbishment Project Award Sponsored by Vaillant Royal Shakespeare Company Stratford Upon Avon Buro Happold The Service Personnel and Veterans Agency Gloucester Debut Services South West Limited G E Fogg Building Queen Mary University London Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects The Student Centre University of Bath Hoare Lea Angel Building London Norman Disney Young The Percy Gee Building University of Leicester Shepheard Epstein Hunter Building Operation Award Sponsored by Gratte Brothers British Land Cavendish Engineers MITIE The Building Centre Transport for London TfL Client Energy Management Award Sponsored by Lochinvar ABS consulting British Land Debut Services South West Limited Harrods Inteb Sustainability Ltd Client of the Year Sponsored by Imtech Buro Happold Cynergin Limited Debut Services South West Limited Harrods University of Bradford Building Services Consultancy of the Year AECOM Hoare Lea Hurleypalmerflatt Max Fordham Mott MacDonald URS Scott Wilson WSP Group Contractor of the Year In association with the HVCA and sponsored by Elta Fans DSL Imtech Aqua Ltd Michael J Lonsdale Limited Collaborative Working Award Buro Happold Harrods Imtech Aqua Ltd Energy using Product Award Sponsored by FlaktWoods Universal CHP unit ENER G Combined Power Limited Unity CV2GIP Greenwood Air Management Turbomiser III Adiabatic Advantage Chiller Cool Therm and Klima Therm HSV Thermal Store Lochinvar Ltd COOL PHASE low energy cooling and ventilation system Monodraught Ltd Lo Carbon Tempra Range Vent Axia Passive energy related Product of the Year EMOTR ABS consulting RACUS Ceiling Tile Datum Phase Change Ltd Hitachi Natural Circulation Products Hitachi Europe SoundScoop Passivent Tracker Plus Southfacing Services Ltd

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    being used Beijing is one of the first cities in China to adopt the concept of sustainability I looked at the first furnished sustainable project within the area which more than 3 000 people have visited to study its design concepts and methods used since it is considered as the most efficient building in the Beijing area said Mr Barcellos on his travel blog He also visited the biggest building research centre in China which has more than 400 researchers working to find new approaches for sustainable buildings at the same time as how to implement new codes and assessment methods to the public in general In Japan Mr Barcellos visited an environmental complex focussing on sustainability Cooling a building with the use of an ice system It might sound crazy but with production of 320 tonnes of ice during the night this complex is able to cool the whole building without the use of any other energy source The blog kept during the trip is online at http kendale2011 blogspot com A full report of his findings will be available on the CIBSE website The deadline for applications for next year s award is 31 May 2012 For further

    Original URL path: http://www.cibse-mnw.org/news.asp?id=59 (2016-02-10)
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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    conference will provide a unique opportunity for the industry to share the latest thinking on business growth strategies new technological innovations and future market trends along with the latest updates on regulation legislation and compliance Senior industry thought leaders will share best practice through case studies in depth presentations and discussion providing innovative solutions to key business challenges Adrian Newton Portfolio Director at UBM plc said As a world class organiser of conferences and exhibitions we are delighted to partner with CIBSE in what is set to be a significant step forward for the building services marketplace By combining our expertise we will be able to offer a fresh approach to exhibiting networking and continued professional development This enhancement to our already successful built environment portfolio will further strengthen our unique offering to the buildings services facilities management and energy markets Stephen Matthews Chief Executive at CIBSE said CIBSE is for everyone committed to making buildings work By bringing together CIBSE knowledge and technical expertise alongside a world leader in conference and exhibition management we will provide a platform for the building services industry to collaborate network and share best practice that focuses on the challenges of decarbonising the built environment Taking place in London from 10 11 October 2012 at the newly refurbished Olympia Exhibition and Conference Centre the new event will continue to co locate with Energy Solutions The leading energy management procurement event Total Workplace Management The FM Estates Event and UBM s brand new end user security event Global Security Summit M E The Building Services Event is taking place at London Olympia from 11 12 October 2011 For further information on M E The Building Services Event please visit http www buildingservicesevent com All Articles NEXT EVENT 22 2 2016 Student Competition Student are invited

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  • CIBSE Merseyside and North Wales
    terms that require no specialist knowledge of lighting with plenty of diagrams and colour photographs compiled by a group of lighting experts who all have experience designing lighting for bars pubs and restaurants Many factors contribute to the atmosphere in licensed premises but lighting and decoration are the most important A small pub in the country may call for a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere whilst a town centre bar aimed at a different clientele may call for a more stimulating vibrant one The guide offers step by step advice on how best to achieve particular results with lighting numerous colour pictures illustrate key points in the text Guidance is provided on meeting legal requirements relating to lighting Building Regulations Part L impose specific demands for the energy efficiency of lighting likewise there are minimum requirements for emergency lighting The new guide explains why lighting is important for licensed premises said Liz Peck SLL Secretary It gives advice on lighting design for both the interior and exterior of different pubs and bars The guide is available now from the CIBSE bookshop All Articles NEXT EVENT 22 2 2016 Student Competition Student are invited to submit an entry to win tickets

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