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  • 07

    Apr

    SCALA/SCEME/CLAW Study Day - ACHIEVING A LOW CARBON ENVIRONMENT - FACT FROM FICTION

    SCALA/SCEME/CLAW Study Day - ACHIEVING A LOW CARBON ENVIRONMENT - FACT FROM FICTION
    The local authority organisations for architects and engineers, SCALA and SCEME are joining forces with CLAW for their annual study day, ‘ACHIEVING A LOW CARBON ENVIRONMENT - FACT FROM FICTION’. There will be a focused and rewarding series of presentations from leading speakers giving practical guidance and examples in this field. This is followed in the afternoon by breakout sessions allowing smaller...»
  • 26

    Mar

    The Second Low Carbon Building Symposium ONLINE

    The Second Low Carbon Building Symposium ONLINE
    The 2nd Low Carbon Buildings Symposium held in February 2009 focused on the delivery of zero carbon school buildings. More than 100 professionals attended this event and concluded that plans to make schools in England zero carbon will be a major challenge. Lack of understanding and skills at all levels, lack of knowledge, increasing complexity of school life, rising expectations, and lack of funding were highlighted...»
  • 20

    Mar

    THE FIRST LOW CARBON BUILDINGS SYMPOSIUM-ONLINE

    1st Low Carbon Buildings Symposium: Design, Operational Performance and the Future Challenges  Organised by IBPSA England (www.ibpsa-england.org), CIBSE School Design Group (www.cibse-sdg.org ), and CIBSE Natural Ventilation Group, the 1st Low Carbon Buildings Symposium in July 2008 brought together professionals from key industry and academic organisations in the UK. A total of 176 people attended this symposium focusing on design, operational performance...»
  • 13

    Mar

    Aim of Zero Carbon Schools will take time warns TASK FORCE

    Aim of Zero Carbon Schools will take time warns TASK FORCE
    Plans to make schools zero carbon will be a major challenge, Robin Nicholson has warned addressing our recent Symposium on Zero Carbon Schools. For more details see: CIBSE Journal March 2009 edition, pages 26-29   »
  • 12

    Feb

    BB 93 REVIEW FORUM

    Organised by the Institute of Acoustics’ Building Acoustics Group in collaboration with the Association of Noise Consultants  BB93 Review Forum  Tuesday 24 February 2009, 9:15 am       Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel       National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP  It is now coming up to 6 years since BB93 was published by the DCSF in 2003.  This intervening period has seen significant changes in styles of teaching and the design of schools, particularly driven...»
  • 14

    Jan

    Symposium: A Roadmap to Zero Carbon School Buildings - Registration

    Symposium: A Roadmap to Zero Carbon School Buildings - Registration
    UPDATE: FULLY BOOKED The problems related to zero carbon school buildings, their design, predicted performance, and the future challenges will be discussed at this symposium organised by CIBSE School Design Group, CIBSE Home Counties, IBPSA-England and The Bartlett at University College London.   A Roadmap to Zero Carbon School Buildings   Date: 09th February 2009 (09:30 – 16:30)  ...»
  • 06

    Oct

    London, CIBSE HQ, 18th November: Climate change, thermal comfort and school design

    London, CIBSE HQ, 18th November: Climate change, thermal comfort and school design
    The building sector is under pressure with the current and the proposed legislations to reduce CO2 emissions associated with energy use. Maintaining thermal comfort in buildings will be a challenge, particularly in the light of global warming predictions. This seminar will highlight various aspects that affect thermal comfort in buildings and provide guidance on how to achieve the recommended thermal conditions in buildings. The seminar will look at current legislation on...»
  • 02

    Oct

    SCEME Membership

    SCEME (The Society of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers serving Local Government) are holding a membership recruitment day on Monday 1 December 2008 in Birmingham. There will be a presentation by SCEME outlining SCEME, its purpose, its benefits and the contribution that members and new members can make to the organisation and society in general. Following this there will be presentations on topical issues and a chance to meet some of...»
  • 18

    Sep

    Zero Carbon School Buildings Consultation

    Consultation Launch Date 10 July 2008 Respond by 6 October 2008 Ref: Department for Children, Schools and Families Zero Carbon School Buildings The Department for Children, Schools and Families has set out its ambition for new school buildings to be zero carbon from 2016, and has appointed a Task Force to advise on how this might be achieved. We are undertaking this Call for Evidence to gather ideas, information and experiences to inform the...»
  • 17

    Sep

    NEW!!! A HANDBOOK OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

    The combined challenges of health, comfort, climate change and energy security cross the boundaries of traditional building disciplines. This authoritative collection focusing mostly on energy and ventilation provides the current and next generation of building engineering professionals with what they need to work closely with many disciplines to meet these challenges. "A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering: an Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance of Buildings"...»

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