Fearful symmetry

A report that explores the relationship between the geometry of buildings and its effect on the behaviour of fire has significant interest for built environment professionals. James Cash speaks to the report’s author, Frances Maria Peacock MCABE Chartered Building Engineer

Student forum

John Barfoot, CABE’s Learning, Education and Academic Director, is tired of talking about the skills gap and says it’s time for action

Fit for purpose

Ben Stagg MCABE Chartered Building Engineer of Stagg Architects discusses the challenges of a retrofit and refurbish, with CABE’s HQ as a case study


  • Making SAP fit for Net Zero Report

    A collaboration between CIBSE, Elementa, Levitt Bernstein, WSP, UCL, Clarion Housing Group and Etude has produced a report on the future of SAP.
  • Construction Product Availability Statement

    The Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group has painted a picture of the overall product availability in the construction industry.
  • Queen's awards

    Sherwin-Williams won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its FIRETEX® Intumescent Fire Protection Technology FX6002 coating, which delivers passive fire protection for structural steel.
  • CIC Launches a Carbon Zero Climate Action Plan for Professional Institutions

    The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has launched ‘Carbon Zero: the...


Click and Collect

The term housing crisis was in use long before Covid-19 forced everyone to down tools. Off-site construction, modular and prefabricated building could make up for lost time but, as Elaine Knutt asks, is it really that simple?
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

Products & services

  • New AICO Product Selector Arrives

    AICO latest Product Selector details their extensive product range and...
  • New Draka UC- Connect Structured Cabling Solutions Guides

    Prysmian Group has released three new interactive product guides.
  • An Evolution in GEZE Design

    It’s new and improved. It’s eco-friendly and capable of networking. An...


  • Sound advice

    David Ford, Compliance Lead at contractor accreditation scheme CHAS, highlights seven areas to focus on to prevent work-related hearing loss
  • Sensing change

    Stacey Lucas, Commercial and Marketing Director at Sontay, explains how the use of building sensors can optimise energy performance in properties of all ages
  • CABE Malaysia Chapter Annual Conference - Constructive Collaboration

    In April, the CABE Malaysia Chapter and the Lighthouse Club Kuala Lumpur organised their first ever two-day virtual conference.
  • LIT Student Bursary

    John Hassett FCABE and Richard Flynn FCABE attended the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and presented the Student Bursary award to the winning CABE student member, Richard Sidaway.
  • Noise patrol

    Wavin’s Karen Stables explains how commercial building engineers need to consider the acoustics of wastewater systems


  • Putting the Focus on the Next Generation

    Student Members are the next generation of building engineers and the future of the industry. As they finish their studies they need to have the necessary skills and knowledge to be competent as well as the passion to ensure that the construction sector creates safer and more sustainable buildings.

    To assist them as they embark on their next stage of development, CABE ran a…

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  • CABE Malaysian Conference April 2021

    On 16-17 April 2021, the CABE Malaysian Chapter and the Lighthouse Club Kuala Lumpur were proud to host their two-day annual conference. Held virtually for the first time, over a thousand attendees, including Building Engineers from around the world, joined the conference to discuss the theme of Constructive Collaboration.  
    Day one focused on the latest…

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  • CABE Gears up to deliver SocEnv Registrations

    Building Engineers work throughout the construction industry in a variety of different job specialisms, but one thing they all have in common is that their input into projects influences the landscapes, ecosystems and social environments on a local, national or international level. 
    Their competency and dedication to protecting the environment can now be recognised… Read more
  • Trowers & Hamlins Exclusive for CABE Members

    CABE works closely with Trowers & Hamlins, an international law firm with over 150 partners and more than 900 people located across the UK, Middle East and Asia. Trowers & Hamlins provide a full-service integrated offering, providing legal advice and specialist knowledge across a range of sectors, including construction,… Read more


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