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HCSW Events & Past Presentations

We aim to present dynamic, relevant presentations to assist with your Continual Professional Development.

We are keen to organise events that are both entertaining and informative. If you have an idea for an event and want to share it with us, please email

Our recent events include:

CIBSE HCSW: Designing Emergency Lighting Using the RIBA Plan of Work, held online on Wednesday 17 February 2021.
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CIBSE HCSW and SLL: Delivering the Circular Economy in the Lighting Industry, held online on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

"Grenfell Tower" - Expert Analysis - Date & Time: 13 February 2019, 18:30 - 20:30 Venue: Atkins, Victoria, London 

This was a London event for engineers, architects and construction professionals involved within the Construction industry.
Martin Weller, Associate Director at Atkins and Dr Hywel Davies, Technical Director at CIBSE gave an informative and inciteful Technical Presentation on the Grenfell Tower Fire at the new Victoria, London offices of Atkins. Under discussion was:

  • the cause of the fire
  • products used in the refurbishment
  • construction shortfalls
  • Building Regulations

 The event was attended by over 80 industry professionals and was keenly received.

Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety
, by Dr Hywel Davies, Technical Director, CIBSE

Fire and Life Safety: The lessons learned so far from the Grenfell Tower fire and their potential impact on the construction industry, by Martin Weller, Atkins Global

"Made in Britain" - Light Fittings! - Date & Time: 3 October 2018, 18:00 - 20:30 Venue: Designplan Lighting Limited, Sutton, Surrey

This event was organised by the Society of Light and Lighting and the HCSW Committee. A factory to demonstate UK manaufacturing followed by a CPD session. Refreshments were provided which included a sample of local British ales!

“Building Services Engineers who help save the planet” – Date & Time: 5th Sept 2018, 18.60 – 20.30  Venue:
AECOM, Aldgate Tower, Aldgate London

Ant Wilson - MBE, spoke at a lively event attended by over 80 CIBSE members and their guests. Ant covered a variety of very relevant topics that included:

- Energy and environmental policies in the UK
- Innovation within Building Services
- Client’s requirements and getting the design criteria right

Ant’s talk invoked almost 60 minutes of Questions and Answers from the floor.

Low Energy Carbon Design Presentation - 11 October 2017

Energy, Policy & Technology Presentation - 5 October 2016

Smedegaard Pumps Booster Set CPD Presentation - 4 May 2016

CIBSE Membership Briefing - 6 April 2016

Uninterruptible Power Supplies - 2 March 2016

Ant Wilson on Energy, Policy & Technology - 2 December 2015

Getting Paid for your Work - Jonathan Parker - 24 November 2015

BS7671 and Surge Protection Devices

BS7671 Amendment 1 By ECA

Ant Wilson on Government Drivers for Sustainability

Kelivin Freeman on Powering the Games

Ant Wilson on Part L 2013 

Swimming Pool Ventilation and Heat Recovery

Ant Wilson on Resource Efficient Design

Video of Ant Wilson technical meeting