Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

CIBSE ASHRAE lecture 2012

11 October 2012

This lecture featured presentations from the Building Services Graduate of the Year finalists; as well as a presentation from Tony Day and the ASHRAE President, Tom Watson.

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CIBSE ASHRAE lecture 2011: Leading engineering towards a sustainable future

06 October 2011

This free evening lecture will focus on innovation with presentations from the Building Services Graduate of the Year finalists; as well as Professor Sir Deian Hopkin, Honorary Fellow of CIBSE and the ASHRAE President, Ron Jarnagin.

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Transition engineering - rethinking everything

21 September 2011

A lecture organised by the Energy, Environment and Sustainability Group.



Transition Engineering encompasses the engineering challenges of technological as well as non-technological changes required for transition to a sustainable future and will need the vision and creativity of engineers in all existing engineering disciplines. Dr Susan Krumdieck is a visionary engineer and engaging speaker working on Transition Engineering in New Zealand; she will share her vision of a new kind of engineering and a new opportunity for engineers to help create a sustainable future.

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Global Cleantech Cluster Association press launch

21 March 2011

Press launch for the GCCA in conjunction with Ecoconnect and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

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Living Well - Hidden Impacts and Sustainable Consumption

22 November 2010

Sustainability is usually interpreted in terms of three “pillars” or constraints: techno-economic, environmental or ecological, and societal. Applying this approach to consumption suggests that the sustainability of supply chains should be assessed by examining the distribution of positive benefits and negative impacts along the supply chain.

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Modelling a Sustainable World - ASHRAE Annual Lecture 2010

07 October 2010

This lecture on the topic of Modelling a Sustainable World, will note that in energy simulation, daylight analysis, CFD and BIM software, we have powerful modelling tools that enable us to create and refine our vision of a building - its appearance, systems, operation and performance. 

SPEAKER: Lynn G. Bellenger, President of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

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Water: A Glass Half Full or a Glass Half Empty?

30 November 2009

The south east of England is now officially ‘water stressed’ and something drastically different from traditional solutions is required in the near future from water engineers. This lecture will review the questions from both strategic and local perspectives. The discussion will put in context some answers for the future engineering of water infrastructure.



This lecture is FREE and open to all.

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Sustaining Our Future by Rebuilding Our Past - 2009 ASHRAE Lecture

15 October 2009

ASHRAE President Gordon Holness will focus his presentation on sustaining our future by rebuilding our past, addressing energy efficiency in existing buildings.

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