Modern Building Services
hydronic balancing, Paul Wightman, LTHW, CHW, differential pressure control valves DPCVs, pressure independent control valves, PICVs, Brymec
In balance

Improving the performance of hydronic balancing valves requires accurate commissioning, says Paul Wightman.

10 Fenchurch Avenue, Adam Cafer, BES6001, Polypipe, Polypipe Building Services, Tall buildings, water management
Reach for the skies

Adam Cafer considers the complexities of water management in tall buildings

offsite, Glynn Williams, packaged, offsite build, OSB, Concurrent engineering, Grundfos Commercial Building Services
An insight into off-site options

Off-site build (often abbreviated to OSB), has started to become more of an identifiable trend in a wide range of applications in recent years. Glynn Williams why this approach to building services is increasingly popular with engineers and installers.

Building Solutions at REHAU, District heating networks, heat interface unit, heat networks, HIU, Steve Richmondv
Putting in the groundwork

Steve Richmond addresses some misconceptions surrounding district heating pipes in the UK, and explains some of the key design principles for a scheme which is built to last.

Steven Booth, pipework, carbon steel, BSRIA, BG29:2012
Steel yourself

Steven Booth suggests that specifiers, building and facilities managers take a fresh look at carbon steel for pipework and its potential benefits.