Author Archives: Emma Hawkins

TSBE Centre Researchers set to shine at CIBSE’s Build2Perform Event

TSBE Centre researcher Saadia Ansari  been working towards CIBSE’s Build2Perform event that is happening this week (Tuesday and Wednesday) with the CIBSE Young Energy Performance Group. Here is a link to view the seminar programme and to register: http://www.build2perform.co.uk/seminar-programme/ Saadia … Continue reading

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Too Many Cooking-Appliances Spoil the Broth

Too Many Cooking-Appliances Spoil the Broth Blog post October 2017: Sam Mudie TSBE Centre Research and Impact Fellow, Dr Sam Mudie, has published a further journal article, the 4th from the successful EngD Project “Energy Use and Reduction in UK … Continue reading

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Wireless charging in the latest iPhones could be a watershed moment for the technology and lead to its adoption in other sectors, industry bosses have claimed.

Professor Ben Potter of the TSBE (Technologies for Sustainable Built Environments) Centre, University of Reading was recently interviewed for the above article; Read it here: I phones and electric vehicles. The TSBE Centre are currently working with and Anthony Simpson on … Continue reading

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TSBE Centre Researchers attend Sustainable Technologies Conference in Bolgna

Last month we attended the Sustainable Energy Technologies conference in Bologna Italy representing the TSBE centre at the University of Reading.  The 16th SET conference was held at the Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna in the Department of Architecture … Continue reading

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TSBE Conference Papers 2017

The papers  written and presented by the doctoral students of the TSBE Centre at the latest conference are available on our website https://www.reading.ac.uk/tsbe/NewsandEvents/Events/tsbe-events-engineering-doctorate-conference.aspx An overview of our research can be seen by watching our short video http://www.closeupresearch.com/tsbecentre/ .

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TSBE Centre Conference 2017

The conference buzzed with the TSBE Centre’s sustainability research developments, with presentations ranging from’ virtually manipulating landscapes to assess ecological impacts from large infrastructure’ (Katie McCausland & Costain) to ‘Energy storage in power distribution networks by Max Zangers’. The winner … Continue reading

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University of Reading on a mission to reduce carbon emissions

Green targets: The University’s mission to reduce its carbon emissions, and its aims to go further, was the subject of a feature in The Environmentalist magazine. Read our news story here.

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#2017 CIBSE ASHRAE technical symposium

Ana Rodriguez-Arguelles presents at 2017 CIBSE ASHRAE technical symposium on behalf of TSBE Center. The symposium took place at Loughborough University, under the topic  “Delivering Resilient High Performance Buildings” and aimed to provide evidence of the successful adoption of resilience … Continue reading

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Katharine van Someren attends SET International Conference on behalf of TSBE Centre

Kate’s  abstract entitled ‘Analysing the lighting performance gap between predicted and actual carbon dioxide emissions in academic classrooms’ and based on her research sponsored by the TSBE Centre and University of Reading was submitted to the 16th International Conference on Sustainable … Continue reading

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RICS publish new research report on Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment.

The interconnected agendas of smart cities, big data and open data, on the face of it, provide bold and exciting opportunities for built environment professionals. With a focus at the city level, this research examines the development of data platforms … Continue reading

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