Steam Systems – Design and Commissioning @ Cork Institute of Technology, Building #9, Room IT3
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Steam Systems – Design and Commissioning @ Cork Institute of Technology, Building #9, Room IT3 | Co. Cork | Ireland

Event Details
Speaker: Daniel Wells, Spriax Sarco
Time: 18.30 hrs, refreshments from 18.00 hrs
Date: Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Venue: Room IT3, Berkeley Centre Cork Institute of Technology (TBC)
Map: Building #9 Berkeley Centre – IT Lecture Theatre

Presentation No 1 – An Introduction to Steam System Design
Steam Fundamentals; Steam & Condensate Pipe Sizing; Air Venting; Steam Trapping; Drying Steam / Steam Separators; Correct Steam Pipe Layout.
(This is intended as a basic overview for those likely to be involved with the design of steam systems; project managers; installing contractors and to give maintenance team and process operators an understanding of how a poor installation can impact on production; quality & maintenance issues)

Presentation No 2 – Commissioning & Operation of Steam Systems
Safe Commissioning of Steam Systems (First switch-on by PM); Safe Warming-up (Routine); Further safety considerations with Steam Systems; Understanding Stall in Common Steam Heating Applications (Example given will be in an AHU Coil); Understanding causes of poor steam quality & resulting maintenance issues.

Speaker Biography
Daniel Wells, is the National Consultant Specialist for Spirax Sarco, UK & Ireland who are specialists in steam engineering – they design, install and commission new facilities and optimise and upgrade existing steam systems, helping clients to improve plant performance, comply with legislation, meet environmental goals and stay ahead of their competitors.

You can register for this event HERE.

CIBSE Ireland Deep Retrofit Update Breakfast Briefing in association with SEAI @ Arch Expo
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CIBSE Ireland Deep Retrofit Update Breakfast Briefing in association with SEAI @ Arch Expo | County Dublin | Ireland

Last year’s CIBSE Ireland Architecture & Building Expo Breakfast Briefing — presented by The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE Ireland) in conjunction with SEAI — focused on the Deep Retrofit Pilot Programme. This year it will focus on progress made to date and, more importantly, lessons learned. The outcomes have also helped inform SEAI’s grant-support initiatives.

Once again the event will be hosted and presented by CIBSE Ireland. After very brief introductions from the select panel of industry experts, 90% of the proceedings will comprise panel members fielding questions from the floor, and interacting with one another, to share their respective views and opinions. The open forum format is designed so that all participants — panel members and audience alike — contribute to the learning curve.

Attendance is free CIBSE. Programme commences at 10.30am and concludes at 12noon. Teas/coffees/croissants on arrival. To register simply log on to here.

Better Homes Conference @ The Alex Hotel
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Better Homes Conference @ The Alex Hotel | County Dublin | Ireland

Better Homes Conference
The Irish Green Building Council’s annual residential conference is back for the 2nd year running. Half a million new homes must be built by 2040. The imperative is that these homes are low or zero carbon but they must also be healthy and part of healthy vibrant communities. This year’s conference will be focusing on Health and Wellbeing in and around the home. With imminent revisions to Building regulations TGD Part F Ventilation to coincide with the introduction of Part L to meet the nZEB requirements in 2019, the conference focuses on indoor air quality and ensuring that low energy, air tight homes are also healthy. Join us and learn more about healthy low carbon homes and communities.

Date: Thursday, 8th Nov.
Time: 9.00 – 12.30
Venue: Alex Hotel, Dublin 2

Speakers & Topics

  • Ali Grehan, Dublin City Architect
  • Catriona Brady, Head of Better Places for People Campaign, World Green Building Council
  • Matthew Barker, BRE – Creating homes for a lifetime – Meeting the needs of an older population
  • Dr Grainne McGill, Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit – What’s inside our homes? Importance of ventilation and indoor air quality
  • Dr Ina Kelly, HSE – Climate Change & Health in Ireland
CIBSE 50th Anniversary Dinner & Awards Night @ Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
CIBSE 50th Anniversary Dinner & Awards Night @ Clayton Hotel Burlington Road  | County Dublin | Ireland

CIBSE Ireland is celebrating 50 years. As a celebration of the anniversary, CIBSE Ireland is delighted to announce details of the “CIBSE 50th Anniversary Dinner & Awards Night” which will be held at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road on Friday, November 30th at 6pm till late. The night promises to be a celebration of buildings services with awards to acknowledge outstanding projects and entertaining with Gift Grub star Mario Rosenstock set to make an appearance.

On the night, awards are to be presented which will recognize the work of building services engineers in Ireland. Three awards categories will acknowledge outstanding projects over the last fifty years. Competition entry is for contractor and consultant project teams. If you would like to acknowledge a building services project you have worked please enter the competition. Full competition entry categories and details and entry forms are available in file attached in the end of article.

Dress code: Business/smart casual

Sorry but all of the tickets have sold out. We are in discussions with the hotel to increase capacity so in the meantime you can add your details to the waiting list on this link

As 2018 marks CIBSE Ireland’s 50th anniversary, we have devised a new awards scheme designed to recognise, and promote, best practice in respect of the design and installation of building services, and covering both new-build and refurbishment across commercial and industrial (non-domestic) projects.

These awards are open to the design consultant and mechanical or electrical contractor, and submissions must be a joint entry by both the consultant and contractor.

Buildings that are eligible for submission include: hospitality, leisure, health, commercial, industrial, retail, pharmaceutical, educational facilities and offices buildings.

There are three categories for the CIBSE Ireland Awards, and they are sponsored respectively by Daikin, Hevac and Wilo. These are:

  • Up to €2 million
  • Between €2 million and €5 million
  • Over €5 million

The categories are based on services cost e.g. mechanical or electrical.
Applicants may enter only one project per category.

Projects can be located anywhere in the Republic of Ireland and entries must be submitted by the design consultant/project engineer on behalf of the design and contracting teams.

Projects must be ‘practical completed’ by 31st December 2017 (i.e. available for client use in January 2018) to be eligible for inclusion.

Please complete the entry form below, print out the completed form with supporting information (images, drawings etc.) and return it as a hard copy to:
CIBSE Ireland Awards
Carraig Court,
George’s Avenue,
Co Dublin.

Completed submissions must be received by no later than 12pm on Friday, 27th July 2018. You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by return.

Pre-submission enquires must be received by 13th July 2018 and no later than 2pm.

The awards will be presented as part of the CIBSE Ireland 50th dinner celebrations in the Clayton Burlington Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 on Friday, 30 November 2018.

Download Entry Form File in DOCX-Format

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