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Power Quality: Understanding Causes & Effects

CIBSE Home Counties North West Region

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)

Power Quality: Understanding Causes & Effects

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CIBSE HCNW Member 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
CIBSE Member in HCNE Region 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
CIBSE Member in HCSE Region 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
CIBSE Member in HCSW Region 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
CIBSE Member in EM Region 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
Member of the Public - Hardship Concession 20 Jun 2017 Free £0.00
Member of the Public 20 Jun 2017 £7.00 £1.03

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David Bradley of Socomec explores a series of case studies and a rationale for energy efficiency, explaining Power Quality Monitoring.

 

This seminar will cover causes, effects and how alterations to improve energy efficiency can introduce power quality problems and possibly, site investigation by electricity suppliers.

  • Harmonics – LED Lighting, Switch Mode Power Supplies, VSDs
  • Crest Factor – Tripping of breakers
  • Electrical Events – Surges, Sags, Transients, Flicker etc.
  • Power Factor – Lead & Lag
  • Skin Effect – Heating of cables
  • Imbalance – Inefficiency of motors

The Religous Society of Friends (Quakers) is a charitable trust.

CIBSE IS A CHARITY. It supports the delivery of art and science to the wider public. So as policy, HCNW Region seeks out charity venues, not only to maximise the number of events the Region can run within its limited CIBSE grant, but also to pursue CIBSE's charitable objects - by supporting other charities serving wider society. 

FUNDING: This event is fully-funded by CIBSE HCNW Region from its charitable grant. The Region Committee does not organise social events.

ANY QUESTIONS: Please read the details below. "Contact The Organiser" which is quickest (there's a link on this page) rather than CIBSE HQ, thank you.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Milton Keynes has fast rail connections to London and you will need a taxi from the station. 

MOTORISTS: Please be considerate to residents when parking. See the map below

 

ACCESS: Level access. The Quaker Centre, a U-shaped building, backs onto Overstreet. Turn right on the Fairford Crescent mini-roundabout. The centre is immediately to your right. 

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Just to be clear, CIBSE HCNW and the premises reserve the right to refuse or withdraw admission and such a decision is final. Screens and audio are not cinema quality. Enjoyment of the event is subject to the limitations of the premises, speaker availability and our technical facilities executing what we intend them to do - technical performance is not guaranteed. CIBSE HCNW will not be liable for travel costs, parking charges, excess charges and fines, accommodation costs or the cost of any refreshments not provided at the event by CIBSE HCNW.

TICKETS & ADMISSION: Proof of membership* of CIBSE, or another body considered by CIBSE HCNW to be a Chartered or Licensed Body (eg. the IET, Energy Institute, etc) may be requested before being granted admission at the CIBSE Member rate. The public are welcome but by paid ticket only.

RECORDING - PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED: The organisers insist that any intention to record (audio or video) any part of the event is announced and that consent is obtained from all those attending. 

FOOD & REFRESHMENTS: Vegetarian pizza. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements. To minimise waste, we under-order food, particularly for events starting later; so if you're hungry, arrive early. In London wine and soft drinks are served. Because of transport considerations, HCNW events outside London are alcohol-free. 

*RECOGNISED INSTITUTIONS Proof of membership of CIBSE, or another body considered by CIBSE HCNW to be a Chartered or Licensed Body (eg. the IET, Energy Institute, etc) may be requested before being granted admission at the CIBSE Member rate.

REFUNDS: Requests for refunds must be submitted no later than 48 hours before the event starts. Members of the public joining up as a CIBSE Affiliate at or immediately after the event may be refunded on request.

BAGGAGE & POSSESSIONS: Please look after your possessions at all times. CIBSE HCNW and the venue cannot be held responsible for lost or missing items.

TIDYING UP: Please kindly help us clear the room - and if you like, wash up.

CANCELLATION: As with any event, this one is subject to cancellation. CIBSE HCNW will not be liable for travel costs, parking charges, excess charges and fines, accommodation costs or the cost of any refreshments not provided at the event by CIBSE HCNW. In the event of cancellation, CIBSE HCNW will refund deposits. 

WAITLIST: Where an event is over-subscribed, CIBSE HCNW may add individual ticket requests to a Waitlist, or release tickets to individuals on the Waitlist in a priority order based upon previous booking and attendance patterns.

 

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The Quaker Centre (Committee Room)
1 Oakley Gardens
Downhead Park
MK15 9BH Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)


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CIBSE Home Counties North West Region

 

We are a regional branch of CIBSE, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers - Registered Charity No: 278104.

CIBSE supports the art (including craft) and science of building services engineering.

HCNW supports CIBSE Members with technical seminars, visits and screenings, amenable networking building up local communities of practice broadly in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, part of Surrey and part of London.

Events which are arranged by CIBSE HCNW are:

 

    • Modern, public, freely open - and welcoming - to all*
     
    • Freely published, accessible to the wider public by search engine*
     
    • Always aligned to CIBSE's charitable objects
    • Advertised to all and co-ordinated, months in advance
     
    • Valuable for professional development - and tomorrow's projects
     
    • Look at major societal issues in an uncertain world
     
    • We also do the technology - the art (craft) as well as science
     
    • And help develop "well-rounded engineers" and inform the public
     
    • Our events are not dominated by industry or commercial impulse
     
    • We are inclusive, diverse and positively welcome the general public
     
    • Wide range of speakers and interesting debates - a HCNW speciality
     
    • We offer incidental networking and a sociable environment
     
    • HCNW is a way of feeding your ideas into CIBSE 
 
 
 

 

Our Connections

HCNW is run by elected volunteers - in fact, engineers in a wide range of building services specialisms - and has well-established links with WiBSE - Women in Building Services Engineering, CIBSE-FM and the CIBSE-CHP DH Group, as well as IET Surrey and IET Buckinghamshire. Our audience is mixed and diverse. 

Some of our events are invitation only and not publicly displayed, where circumstances or security require that attendees have to be registered with CIBSE or another institution. 

HCNW Themes

HCNW events have long featured debate about the wider issues, which affect technical solutions and question established norms. In addition to seminars of technical interest in building services engineering, we have been looking ahead: Big Data, Cybersecurity, the Future of Institutions, Resource Efficiency and other emerging issues. The Region was the first to run wide-spectrum seminars on Inclusivity (diversity) and some unusual seminars on soft skills.

As policy, HCNW seeks to support charitable venues and charitable caterers wherever possible.

CIBSE Members - Identify with your Region

In 2015, HCNW launched the Region ties and the unisex HCNW pin badge, available to members of the Home Counties North West Region community.

 

Other Joint Events

Some additional events are advertised for Home Counties North West Region as joint events, which are worth looking out for.

The Region welcomes any joint events with associated groups, but the elected Region Committee is only responsible for the events and joint events shown on this Eventbrite platform. HCNW does not organise any social events, parties or galas, but our charitable events all involve networking in a convivial person-to-person community.

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If you have any booking problems, please "Contact CIBSE Home Counties North West" rather than CIBSE HQ.

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Some events have security restrictions, please help make it easy by booking a ticket for each name, thank you.

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When all the firm tickets for an event are taken, HCNW offers Conditional Tickets because a proportion of firm ticketholders invariably drop out.

Please note that if you choose to book a Conditional Ticket, HCNW cannot guarantee to get you into the event, but we will have estimated that there is a good chance for that particular event.

 

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The Region processes this data in order to send event invitations, understand attendance patterns, and send surveys related to the Region's events. For certain meetings, to vote you will need to be CIBSE Corporate Member, and we may need to confirm that with CIBSE HQ. All data processing purposes authorised by the Region are for non-commercial use and confined to the stated purposes of CIBSE Home Counties North West Region. The Region does not share non-member personal information in order to promote CIBSE membership, other marketing and/or commercial events. 

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