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2016 Conference Programme

Day 1 – 17 November 2016

09:25 - 09:30

CIBSE President Welcome

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Chair

09:30 - 09:35

Chair’s Welcome

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Chair

09:35 - 10:25

Celebrating Anniversaries & Sharing Aspirations

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Two of the most influential and well-known building services companies are celebrating significant anniversaries. Atelier Ten celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2015 and in 2016 Max Fordham LLP will be 50 years old. These two companies have challenged the role of the traditional building services engineer and are known for their close collaboration with architects on some of the world’s most celebrated Continue Reading »

Chair

Speakers

10:25 - 11:20

Are you ready for a digital future?

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The digital transformation of construction heralds innovation in both processes and new ways of working. What do those innovative ways of working look like, and how should building services engineers be adapting? What new value offerings are being generated by digital engineering? How is technology evolving the role of building services engineers? What are the new capabilities of technology coming on Continue Reading »

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  • Les Copeland Chair, CIBSE BIM steering group and Director - WSP UK

Speakers

  • Dave Matthews Partner - Intelligent Buildings Group, Hoare Lea
  • Dwight Wilson Digital Engineering Manager - Imtech Engineering Services London & South
  • Mike Darby CEO & Co-Founder - Demand Logic
  • Casey Cole Managing Director - Guru Systems
  • Alex Maclaren Professor in Architectural Design, Heriot-Watt University, and Group Member - dotBuiltEnvironment
11:20 - 11:50

Coffee Break and Exhibition

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11:50 - 12:15

How data is adding value to the FM function across Ministry of Justice properties

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Case study insight into Faithful + Gould work with MoJ on BIM for operation covering: How has MOJ extracted data from BIM to inform the FM function in the operational phase? How does BIM deliver savings on operation and delivery? Key lessons: how are the building operators using BIM data in the FM function? What has worked well? What lessons Continue Reading »

Chair

  • Les Copeland Chair, CIBSE BIM steering group and Director - WSP UK

Speaker

12:15 - 13:00

Build to Perform: Realising the commercial drivers and opportunities in high performing buildings

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Covering the viewpoints of occupiers, asset managers, developers, designers and consultants, this session looks across the supply chain to examine what are the commercial (and other) drivers for improving building performance. Why is good building performance so important? How do you measure it? And what commercial opportunities do high levels of building performance generate? Why you can’t afford to ignore Continue Reading »

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Speakers

  • View full profile for Debbie HobbsDebbie Hobbs Sustainability Manager - Legal & General Property
  • Matt Fulford Director - Inspired Efficiency
  • Sean Massey Product Marketing Manager – Electrification Products - ABB
  • Neil Pennell Head of Engineering and Design - Land Securities
13:00 - 13:15

Why are building performance study findings routinely ignored? What needs to change?

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Governments have tended to look to economics, contracts, markets, regulations and the construction industry to deliver more sustainable, cost-effective, low-energy buildings.  There is mounting evidence that expectations are not being met – the so-called design-performance gap.  Case studies of buildings in use had identified such problems years, sometimes decades earlier.  Why were these advance warnings not heeded?  How can we now Continue Reading »

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Speaker

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch Break and Exhibition

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14:30 - 14:50

What the world could look like if all buildings achieved best engineering outcomes

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What do the benefits of good building performance look like? If all buildings worked the way they should and our homes and offices were designed and built to perform as well as the best that have been built, we would have a very different life experience. At home we would expend only one tenth of energy staying warm and comfortable; Continue Reading »

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Speaker

  • Andy Ford Professor of Systems Engineering in Built Environment at London South Bank University and CIBSE Past President - London South Bank University
14:50 - 15:40

Update on legislation and the direction of travel: What is the impact of legislation and Government policy on building services engineers?

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From April 2018, MEES will make it unlawful to let a property in England or Wales which does not achieve an EPC rating of “E.” This session examines the impact of recent and forthcoming legislation and general Government policy direction, and discusses whether the regulatory landscape delivers the outcomes they are designed to achieve. Are UK regulations fit for purpose? Continue Reading »

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Speakers

  • Sarah Ratcliffe Programme Director - Better Buildings Partnership
  • Hywel Davies Technical Director - CIBSE
  • Allan Wilén Economics Director - Glenigan
  • Andy Ford Professor of Systems Engineering in Built Environment at London South Bank University and CIBSE Past President - London South Bank University
15:40 - 16:10

Coffee Break and Exhibition

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16:10 - 16:25

What are the health impacts of exposure to air pollution?

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The Royal College of Physicians and The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have examined the impact of lifelong exposure to air pollution, which included a specific look at indoor space. This session looks at health & wellbeing issues relating to poor air quality in our homes, workspaces and schools, and asks how can these impacts could be minimised Continue Reading »

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Speaker

  • Gary Fuller Senior Lecturer in Air Quality Measurement , MRC PHE Centre for Environment and Health - King's College London
16:25 - 16:55

Improving indoor air quality in schools & homes

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The importance of indoor quality on the comfort and wellbeing of building occupants has gained increasing attention. There are serious concerns about levels of pollution in outdoor air and its impact on indoor air quality (IAQ). This session will look at the interface between internal and external built environments in two specific types of buildings and consider interrelationships with other Continue Reading »

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Speakers

  • Paul Wilkinson Professor of Environmental Epidemiology - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Dejan Mumovic Professor and Deputy Director - UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering
16:55 - 17:10

Building performance & air quality impacts: Case Study Cundall

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Cundall’s new office in the heart of the City next to St Paul’s Cathedral is both BCO compliant and one of the first buildings in Europe registered to pursue the WELL Building Standard. What are the benefits of WELL certification and why Cundall decided to go for certification? Understand the process for certification. How did the WELL certification requirements impact Continue Reading »

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Speaker

17:10 - 17:25

Building performance & air quality impacts: FM Case Study

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What are the maintenance issues for filtration/ventilation? Need to measure the air in buildings

Chair

17:25 - 17:45

Solutions for better air quality

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What can the industry be doing to solve the challenges of indoor air quality? How IAQ is considered and integrated throughout the design process. How are buildings shaped by IAQ issues? EIAs and air quality assessments. Natural ventilation in London. Dirty natural air vs sealed and sterile. Design drivers: WELL and BREEAM.

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Speaker

 

Day 2 – 18 November 2016

09:30 - 09:35

Chair’s Welcome

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Chair

09:35 - 10:10

Working together to deliver building performance: Successful collaboration at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool (CIBSE Building Performance Champion 2016)

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Winner of the Sterling Prize in 2014 and the CIBSE Project of the Year –  Leisure and overall winner 2016 – the Everyman Theatre refurbishment has been recognised for its high levels of user satisfaction and comfort, whilst delivering outstanding measured building performance. Learn: How collaboration made a desire to produce a highly sustainable and exceptional building become a reality. Continue Reading »

Chair

Speakers

10:10 - 11:00

Facilitating collaboration for optimum performance from teams and buildings

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Effective collaboration can achieve building performance outcomes which are far greater than the sum of their parts. This session showcases some truly exemplary case studies of collaboration at its best and examines lessons learnt and key pointers on how collaborative teams can achieve outstanding building performance. Case study 1: The Enterprise Centre The Enterprise Centre at UEA had one of Continue Reading »

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Speakers

  • Ted Pilbeam Building Services and Sustainability Director - VolkerFitzpatrick  
  • Robin Nicholson Partner - Cullinan Studio, and Convenor of The Edge
  • John French Professor, Chair in Enterprise and Sustainability. Chief Executive, Adapt Low Carbon Group - University of East Anglia
11:00 - 11:20

Constructive Collaboration – Empowering the team

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Construction knows it needs to collaborate if it is to deliver better outcomes. The industry wants to change but does not know how to integrate effectively. Constructive Collaboration draws together the people and evidence to demonstrate the benefits, and develops the findings into simple processes and tools that can help deliver collaborative success in practice. Constructive Collaboration aims to demystify Continue Reading »

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Speaker

11:20 - 11:50

Coffee Break and Exhibition

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11:50 - 12:15

Refurb + Retrofit: Exemplar case studies explained

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Case study: Refurbishing the old Register Office, a marriage of new and old for efficient and long term operational happiness (BPA Winner)­­­­­­­­­­­­­ The renovation of the former Register Office on Shakespeare Street perfectly demonstrates how the tried and tested can be fused with newer technologies to deliver an efficient and pleasing working environment which is also easy to manage and Continue Reading »

Chair

  • Munish Datta Head of Plan A & Facilities Management - Marks and Spencer

Speakers

12:15 - 12:40

The refurbishment challenges of heritage (pre 1919) buildings

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The UK has the highest percentage of pre 1919 houses in Europe and we have tough carbon reduction targets for 2050. Energy efficiency and renewable energy generation can make a real, economic and tangible benefit to these buildings. In this session speakers will share their insights and approaches to adapting heritage buildings to be fit for the future. Gaining a Continue Reading »

Chair

  • Munish Datta Head of Plan A & Facilities Management - Marks and Spencer

Speakers

12:40 - 13:40

Lunch Break and Exhibition

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13:15 - 14:20

High rise buildings on the up: What do the building services look like?

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1.High Rise Drainage Design: Offering both an academic viewpoint and also that of a public health design engineer, this presentation will look at control of air pressure within drainage systems and how computer modelling techniques can be utilised to solve real world issues such as detection of trap seal loss and attenuating positive pressure in high rise buildings. 2.Electrical distribution, Continue Reading »

Chair

  • Steve Vaughan Chair, Society of Public Health Engineers and Regional Director, AECOM

Speakers

  • Bill Wright Head of Energy Solutions - ECA
  • Peter White Director - Public Health Design Consultants
  • Lynne Jack Professor and Director of the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design - Heriot Watt University
13:40 - 14:35

The Big Retrofit Opportunity

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By 2050 80% of buildings will be buildings which exist today. How is the UK going to make its existing, aging building stock fit for purpose? Is retrofit the industry’s biggest carbon, financial and occupant comfort opportunity? What will drive us to turn old into gold? Compliance: Concern to property companies that Band E buildings can’t let beyond 2017. Business Continue Reading »

Chair

  • Munish Datta Head of Plan A & Facilities Management - Marks and Spencer

Speakers

  • Lucinda Lay Head of Carbon Reduction - University of Oxford
  • Marine Sanchez Building Physics Engineer - Enhabit (formerly Green Tomato Energy)
  • Munish Datta Head of Plan A & Facilities Management - Marks and Spencer
14:35 - 14:50

Coffee Break and Exhibition

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14:50 - 15:15

New technologies: What is their role in building performance?

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What is the energy efficiency challenge for the building sector? Overview of available technologies and Innovation and the implementation gap.

Chair

Speaker

15:15 - 15:45

Achieving building performance in extreme environments

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Having won a competition to design the low energy Middle Eastern headquarters for Siemens, AECOM and its partner Sheppard Robson worked together to use parametric modelling to integrate low energy features effectively in extreme hot conditions.AECOM also performed the snow settlement calculations that informed the shape of the British Antarctic Survey Building. HOT The environment The masterplan and competition Early Continue Reading »

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Speaker

15:45 - 16:20

Innovations in data: Understanding the ROI/business benefit of a good data strategy

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Pushing the data agenda forward from learning to solutions. Putting building performance data into the public domain – why do it? Some use cases. Case study: the business proposition for developing a good data strategy

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Speaker

  • Mat Colmer Built Environment Specialist - Digital Catapult
16:20 - 16:30

Conference Roundup

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Chair’s Closing Remarks by Nick Winser Overview of Conference ‘takeaways’ by John Field

Chair's