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New CIBSE publication on Integrated School Design

CIBSE have recently published TM57 Integrated School Design. This document covers various design aspects for schools such as thermal comfort, acoustics, daylighting, air quality and ventilation.   It states:   ‚ÄúTeaching and learning spaces pose a great challenge to designers and engineers as the environmental needs are more complex than with most rooms. The challenge […]

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Inkling @ #CIBSESymposium 2015

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At Inkling both Susie and Claire made contributions¬†to the organising of the CIBSE Technical Symposium 2015. We were keen to attend the two-day event event at UCL, and have taken this opportunity to write up and share our experience of it.   Sergio Fox (Architecture without Engineers) opened the event with an interesting and entertaining […]

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Susie features on the CIBSE blog

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Susie features on the CIBSE blog: ‘A day in the life of a Building Performance Awards Judge‘ –¬†http://www.cibseblog.co.uk/2014/09/day-in-life-of-building-performance.html   The Awards shortlist has been¬†announced¬†and can be viewed here:¬†http://www.cibse.org/Building-Performance-Awards/Awards-Shortlist   The awards dinner takes place on 10th February 2015 when the winners will be announced.  

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Fine Tuning

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Claire has written an article for the Oct 2014 CIBSE Journal on our experience of using TM54. http://portfolio.cpl.co.uk/CIBSE/201410/energy-performance-tm54-review/ CIBSE TM54: Evaluating Operational Energy Performance of Buildings at the Design Stage (2013) was designed to close the performance gap by enabling more accurate modelling of building performance, but how effective is it in the field?

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Claire Das Bhaumik is now a CIBSE Fellow

Claire Das Bhaumik is proud to be a CIBSE Fellow (‚ÄėFCIBSE‚Äô).   Fellowship is the most senior grade of CIBSE membership. The work of an FCIBSE is characterised by the ability to develop appropriate solutions to engineering problems using new or existing technologies, through innovation, creativity and change.   Claire is a Chartered Engineer and […]

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Mind the ‘Performance Gap’ – Inkling offering CIBSE TM54 predicted in-use energy modelling

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The “Performance Gap” – the difference between design predictions and operational energy use – is a serious issue for our industry. The CarbonBuzz web site shows that many buildings consume between 1.5 and 2.5 times the predicted design energy.   In order to address this, the industry needs both better energy-use predictions and a greater […]

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Susie confirmed as CIBSE awards judge 2015

Susie has been confirmed as a member of the judging panel for the CIBSE Building Performance awards 2015. This will be the 3rd year running that she has been a judge. The launch event for the awards takes place at M&S on the 18th June. More info here:¬†http://www.cibse.org/bpalaunch More information about the awards and how […]

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Claire to present at CIBSE ASHRAE Technical symposium 2014

Claire is to present research at the CIBSE ASHRAE Technical symposium 2014 in Dublin next month on ‘A comparison of the CIBSE Guide A and TM52 overheating criteria for a range of building types’   The aim of the research was to investigate how the same building performs with different compliance criteria. Three different building […]

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Claire peer reviews CIBSE’s new AM11

Claire is a long-standing technical peer reviewer for CIBSE (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) and has recently reviewed CIBSE’s updated Applications Manual 11 on Building Performance Modelling.   This update is a complete revision of the previously published Manual AM11 and covers topics such as –¬† thermal and energy modelling –¬† ventilation modelling […]

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Susie judges CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2014

For the second year running Susie was asked to be a judge for the CIBSE Building Performance awards. The judging took place in November, but the winners won’t be announced until the awards ceremony in February. “I really enjoyed the judging process – it’s a privileged to be asked and to review such a range […]

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