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CIBSE FM - Combating the Energy Gap

05 September 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

As we approach the new season of events and activities, CIBSE Facilities Management (CIBSE FM) continues to branch out to promote best practice. The organisation is running a September event entitled 'Combating the Energy Gap'.

 

Who's on

The UK finds itself approaching a huge gap between the demand for energy and the potential to supply that demand. Lord Rupert Redesdale – CEO of The Energy Managers Association (pictured) will give an insight into the problem, how it will manifest itself in terms of both Risk and Cost and some of the things we can do to mitigate both Risk and Cost.

 

ESOS

Kit Oung will give a talk on ESOS the government's Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme which presents a new and significant opportunity for large UK businesses to make energy savings. The government predicts that ESOS could help deliver savings of nearly £2bn.
 

Registration starts at 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start.
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cibse-facilities-management-event-combating-the-energy-gap-tickets-12659949249

 

Innovations Task Group launched

There has been discussion at a number of industry forums recently about the need to highlight and encourage innovation. So In line with the structure of the Maintenance Task Group and Competencies Task Group, CIBSE Facilities Management are now launching this Innovations Task Group to highlight and promote best practice in the FM arena. Paul Gisby will be chairing the Group. Key Goals are:

  • To bring to the forefront developments in service provision within the built environment
  • To explore innovative products and equipment which provide added value to the built environment particularly with regards to energy, efficiency and service provision
  • Provide opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to showcase the materials, products and service to the marketplace to raise discussion
  • Update the industry on the latest opportunities to raise service levels via this group
  • Act as a link to members respective Institutions and sectors of FM to communicate and ensure an effective two way flow of information associated with Innovation in FM
  • Promote related FM case studies which demonstrate best practice in application of Innovation

As well as Papers and information links, the task group will be communicating through a series of social media and electronic channels as well as through organised events, raising awareness of CIBSE, CIBSE FM and also the specialised ITG (Innovations Task Group). Additionally support the development of innovative service providers, suppliers and manufacturers to raise overall awareness with the intent of raising service standards through the introduction of new and innovative technologies within the FM industry.

Paul Gisby said: “I am really excited about the opportunity to lead this initiative. There are many discussions and ideas, but this really gives us the chance to bring best practice to wide audience in the FM field.”


To be more involved contact Paul and the Task Group on cibsefm.innovation@gmail.com

The first event will be a joint session with Building Futures Group at The Museum of London on 27th November.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 05 September 2014

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