Welcome from the CIBSE Committee

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Republic of Ireland, is a region of the wider CIBSE community that includes over 18,000 members worldwide. CIBSE is the professional body that exists to "support the science, art and practice of building services engineering, by providing our members and the public with first class information and education services and promoting the spirit of fellowship which guides our work." Click here for more information on the Institution.

The CIBSE Ireland region maintains an active and interesting programme of events throughout the year. The key to the success of these events is the dedication and efforts of the CIBSE committee, who represent a cross section of consulting, contracting, products, education, energy and architecture within the built environment. Our past chairman, Dr. Kevin Kelly is currently President of the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL).

Members benefit from all of the services and facilities offered by CIBSE, and in addition, can participate locally in numerous awards, events and activities. Our CPD programme this year has been developed based on consultation with members, best practice in Building Services and exemplar CPD events hosted elsewhere see our Events page for more details.

CIBSE Ireland also host a number of awards each year, in collaboration with the Dublin Institute of Technology, these include the Young Lighter and Irish Lighter, the Student Awards, and the Sustainable Design and Research Awards (SDARs).

The second edition of our acclaimed technical journal, Sustainable Engineering Design - The journal of Applied Research in Innovative Engineering of the Built Environment, a joint effort between CIBSE Ireland and the DIT, published by BS News and supported by Electric Ireland is available to download all CIBSE Members through this website.

On behalf of the CIBSE Ireland committee, we welcome you to this website, and look forward to seeing you at one of our many events in the coming year.

Current CIBSE Ireland Chairman, Sean Dowd, is a director of Dowd Energy & Engineering Ltd. and is also a Chartered Engineer.

News and Recent Events

Presentations and Pictures from our recent CIBSE Masterclass

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1. Paul McGrath & Tadgh Hickey – LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Sustainable Approach to the Library and Multi Cultural Centre 2. John Dolan – Energy in Schools 3. David McAuley – Energy Efficiency Directive 4. Colin Conway – Advantages of BIM over Standard Practices 5. Paul Kane – Renewable Technologies Available in Ireland 6. Mick Mc Keever – Building Market Sentiment for New Energy Technologies through Demonstration: Validating the Performance of a Prototype Phase Change Material Thermal Energy Storage Tank connected to a Micro-CHP 7. Sean Hogan – Sustainability Presentation 8.» Read More

CIBSE (YEN) Young Engineers Network Events 2015

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This year’s CIBSE young engineer’s network see’s the introduction of the new 2015 YEN chair person, Aaron Brogan whom is grateful of the opportunity to be part of one of the largest engineering organisations worldwide and looks forward to the responsibility, challenges and rewards that it may hold for the coming year.» Read More

Presentation from our recent Tour of Eircom’s new Data Centre

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As part of the recent tour of new eircom Data Centre Blanchardstown by Dervan Engineering Consultants on 11th March this year, Dervan Engineering gave this presentation.» Read More

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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The Annual General Meeting of the CIBSE Republic of Ireland Region will be held on Thursday, May 7th 2015, in the Sandymount Hotel, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.  The meeting will commence at 6.00pm sharp.  If possible, please confirm your attendance to the Honorary Secretary, as we are arranging complementary finger food and drinks, with a networking session after the meeting at 7.00pm for all attendees.» Read More