The Do’s and Don’t’s on BIM by Stefan Boeykens

As the UK moves toward meeting the Government’s BIM Level 2 maturity initiative before 2016, it is important that building service engineers can make sense and effective use of the mountain of data and 3D models at their disposal. Here, Future Thinking ‘BIM: Beyond the buzz’ speaker, Stefan Boeykens, Senior BIM Manager at D-Studio and […]

The past, present and future of building services

By Emilia Targonska HOARE LEA I am often asked what inspired me to become an engineer. It was watching my father working in his office. I remember, when I was a child, being fascinated by the enormous drafting table which is nowhere to be found in the building services office nowadays. As a student of […]

Engineering the Future

In October 2014, Daikin UK sponsored the CIBSE Young Engineers awards at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). The event celebrated the young talent in the building services industry, showcasing the innovative thinking, hard work and skills of graduate engineers. It also highlighted the work of the employers who do the most to develop and […]

Caught in a web-site

As part of its Future Thinking programme, created to encourage those who work in building services to think about the issues that will affect the industry in the next few years, we have launched this new interactive website and content hub for building services engineers.   This website provides you and your colleagues with information, […]

Every Road Points Towards CPD

Daikin UK’s Future Thinking seminars are now under way with tomorrow’s event, starting at 18:00 at Blythswood Square in Glasgow. By far the best thing about these seminars (other than learning about important industry information – today focuses on R22 replacement) is that the seminars are CPD accredited  – this means that all attendees can […]

The Future Starts Today

Today marks the start of the Daikin Future Thinking programme, which was created to encourage those who work in building services to think about the issues that will affect the industry in the next few years. Tonight, the first of a series of industry seminars takes place at Hotel Du Vin in Bristol. The seminar will […]