Building services: technology update

A series of short presentations will give delegates insight into the new paradigms instigated by current and future technologies which are re-shaping building services and construction generally.

 Stream time: 14.00 – 16.30, Wednesday 22nd November 2017

14:00 - 14:30

WM1 Battery technology

This session examines the options around battery storage and interconnectivity. It looks at approaches to integrating battery technology into buildings, and showcases Europe’s biggest community battery. Integrating battery technology where does battery storage fit in the wider procurement of energy? approaches to integrating battery technology into building design Community energy case study at Trent Basin Nottingham’s Trent Basin Community Energy Continue Reading »



14:30 - 15:00

WM2 Data & building performance  

Rather than being nice to have, performance data is now fundamental to design, commissioning and operation of building services. The move towards quantified performance, verified with data, is having a radical effect on the way we deliver projects, bringing new opportunities and significant risks to building services engineers. This presentation will address the following questions: What is quantified performance and Continue Reading »


15:00 - 15:15

Break & exhibition visit

15:15 - 15:45

WM3 Emerging solutions which improve building performance: Digital Thinking

Emerging solutions which improve building performance: Digital Thinking Over the next decade, the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ promises to transform the way we design, make and invest in buildings. This session examines what this shift could mean for the future of Building Services. Thinking out of the box Open digital supply chain technologies for automation and digital fabrication of buildings How can we Continue Reading »


15:45 - 16:15

WM4 Emerging solutions which improve building performance: Intelligent buildings

This session examines innovative and pragmatic Internet of Things solutions for building management, energy savings and users’ wellbeing, covering technologies, user requirements, obstacles, benefits and implementations. How IOT is transforming building management systems Connecting building systems over the internet Benefits & challenges Cyber security issues Successful integration   



16:15 - 16:30

WM5 Blockchain 101

  Blockchain is set to be the next big disrupter in most sectors and construction could be one of the major winners. Banks are investing billions of pounds in this technology, find out why and what this means for construction. Most people are aware of Bitcoin, find out about the technology that underlies it; Blockchain. Find out how blockchain works Continue Reading »