NEWS

  • 17

    Sep

    How to Design for Schools

    How to Design for Schools
    BSj is proud to announce the launch of its new online venture – BSj Online Seminars Broadcast Date: Tuesday September 30th, 2008, 12.30 BST Duration: 40 minutes of presentations followed by interactive Q&A The ground-breaking free online events will provide viewers with full access to the online seminars plus allow the audience to participate in the live Q&A sessions - a chance to put your thoughts to some of the industry’s...»
  • 25

    Jun

    Low Carbon Buildings Symposium: Design, Operational Performance, and the Future Challenges - Registration

    Low Carbon Buildings Symposium: Design, Operational Performance, and the Future Challenges - Registration
    update: fully booked The problems related to low carbon buildings, their design, operational performance, and the future challenges will be discussed at this symposium organised by IBPSA-England, CIBSE School Design Group, CIBSE Natural Ventilation Group and The Bartlett at University College London.Low Carbon Buildings Symposium: Design, Operational Performance, and the Future Challenges Date: 07th July 2008  Venue: University College London,...»
  • 21

    Apr

    IBPSA Building Simulation 2009 Call for abstracts

    IBPSA Building Simulation 2009 Call for abstracts
    IBPSA Building Simulation 2009University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland 27th - 30th July  Call for abstracts for BS'09  Abstracts may be submitted via our website at http://www.bs2009.org.uk Please note that the deadline for abstracts is September 1st, 2008.  IBPSA will hold its 11th bi-annual international conference, the leading international conference in building performance simulation, in summer 2009 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow....»
  • 04

    Apr

    HOW LOW CAN YOU GO - Practical Guidance on Reducing CO2 Emissions

    HOW LOW CAN YOU GO - Practical Guidance on Reducing CO2 Emissions
    Friday 16 May 2008 at BRE, Watford. Construction and architecture professionals are under increasing pressure to reduce CO2 emissions through legislation and by meeting other critical environmental and financial targets. Previous study days on climate change and sustainability have set the scene and now SCALA and SCEME (the Associations of Chief Architects and Engineers working in Local Government) have once again combined to provide practical guidance in the key area of...»
  • 30

    Mar

    WELCOME TO OUR LAUNCH EVENT, 30th April, The Sage, Newcastle

    WELCOME TO OUR LAUNCH EVENT, 30th April, The Sage, Newcastle
    CIBSE Schools Group Launch Event30 th April 2008The Sage Gateshead11.00- 1.00Programme 11.00 Introduction to the new CIBSE Schools groupJohn Palmer - Faber MaunsellRichard Daniels - Department for Children, Schools and FamiliesDejan Mumovic - The Bartlett, University College London11.15 The operational opportunities within the BSF processA brief overview of the key operational opportunities within the BSF process will be presented. A proposition will be outlined related to the largely under-developed areas of...»
  • 20

    Jan

    Sustainable Development Commission

    Sustainable Development Commission
    SDC believes that new school buildings should be designed to be zero carbon, zero waste and zero congestion; that they should minimise water use, grow food and manage their buildings and grounds to enhance learning, play and biodiversity conservation; and that they should serve as demonstration centres for sustainable living in their communities. Their overview of opportunities for zero carbon savings from spend on education buildings could be found »
  • 20

    Jan

    Assessing secondary school design quality

    Assessing secondary school design quality
    The design quality of secondary schools completed over the last five years is not good enough to secure the government’s ambition to transform our children’s education. While there are signs that design quality is improving, it is not doing so quickly enough. Too many of the mistakes of the past look like being repeated in the first wave of schools being built under the building schools for the future (BSF)...»
  • 17

    Jan

    CIBSE School Design Group Launch Event

    CIBSE School Design Group Launch Event
      The problems related to reduction of carbon emission and indoor air quality in newly built schools will be discussed at the launch event of the CIBSE School Design Group. This specially-convened fringe event will be held in paralell with the CIBSE/ASHRAE Conference on Sustainability- in Newcastle, 29-30 April 2008.  A selected panel of experts will address and facilitate discussions on school design issues. The...»