In balance

07 February, 2019

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

Reach for the skies

07 February, 2019

Adam Cafer considers the complexities of water management in tall buildings

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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.

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Putting in the groundwork

07 February, 2019

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

07 February, 2019

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




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Wellbeing and building services

Building services have a significant part to play in improving the wellbeing of occupants in offices. 

Part 2: Holding onto specifications

Alan Jamieson discusses how to keep specifications intact from the design to the completion, a common challenge in M&E engineering. 

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