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Worldwide celebration of ventilation

November 8 is being celebrated as the first official World Ventilation Day – or, as it has been dubbed, World Ventil8 Day. Launched by a coalition of scientists, academics, engineering bodies and environmental activists, the international awareness campaign promotes the critical role of better building ventilation in supporting health, wellbeing, and productivity. It is being […]

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New tool for measuring embodied carbon

CIBSE is holding an event about the recently launched TM65ANZ methodology for measuring embodied carbon in building services. Embodied carbon has been receiving increasing attention lately as countries make more detailed plans for achieving their net zero targets. As the grid decarbonises and operational emissions fall, embodied emissions – or those emissions associated with materials […]

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World Ventilation Day set for November 8

November 8 has been confirmed as World Ventilation Day, with the theme for the inaugural running to be “celebrating ventilation”. The initiative was established by a group of ventilation professionals in the UK from CIBSE, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), and academic researchers within the Future Urban Ventilation […]

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Quantifying embodied carbon in building systems

A project involving CIBSE ANZ and AIRAH is analysing a UK methodology for calculating embodied carbon in building services, and adapting it for Australia. Embodied carbon is defined by the World Green Building Council as carbon emissions associated with materials and construction processes throughout the whole life-cycle of a building or infrastructure. This includes the […]