Monthly Archives: November 2015

TSBE Centre/M&B EngD student has paper accepted by CIBSE

EngD student Samantha Mudie who works with James Sharman at Mitchells & Butler, supervised at University of Reading by Dr Maria Vahdati,  is today celebrating confirmation of publication of “Energy Benchmarking in UK Commercial Kitchens” in the CIBSE international journal … Continue reading

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Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people

Moroccan solar plant plans

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UK Treasury should focus on carbon not energy use

UK Treasury should focus on carbon

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CIBSE Training

EngD Student Ana Rodrigues-Arguelles completed the Building Services Explained CPD course run by CIBSE. The three day course is aimed at those involved in building maintenance and management. It covers services found in large building complexes, such as heating and cooling … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing’s Environmental Impact: “We’re just getting started…”

Cloud Computing’s Environmental Impact by Dr Dan Williams  

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Exciting new research partnership between TSBE Centre, University of Reading, UNFCCC’s Regional Collaboration Centre for the Caribbean, and WINDREF Research Institute

Research Engineer Alice Gunn (TSBE Centre & SSE sponsored EngD student) writes about her research work in the Caribbean. ‘I have been extremely lucky these last two weeks to have had the opportunity to swap Whiteknights campus in Reading for … Continue reading

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Marek Kubik – TSBE Centre Graduate wins Young Energy Professional of the Year 2015

The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional body for the energy industry, developing and sharing knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system. The EI supports over 22,000 individuals working in or studying energy and … Continue reading

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Bats and modern roofing membranes go north of the wall

On the 7th of November Dr Stacey Waring attended The Bat Conservation Trust’s ‘Scottish Bat Workers Conference’ at Scottish Natural Heritage Conference Centre in Battleby, Perth. This was a long but exciting trip as whilst the Bat and Roofing Membranes … Continue reading

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Building conservation goes batty about roofing membranes

On Wednesday 11th November 2015, Oxley Conservation ltd hosted a daylong conference considering the Challenges and Conflicts in Building Conservation. Attending the conference were specialists in the field of Heritage Buildings and their conservation. The event was aptly held in … Continue reading

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CIBSE Accreditation reflects new research strengths

CIBSE accreditation reflects new research strengths The School of the Built Environment is pleased to announce that the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has accredited the following two programmes: MSc in Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments … Continue reading

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