2015 Buildings & Energy Efficiency (B&EE) Awards
Entries are now open for the 2015 Buildings & Energy Efficiency (B&EE) Awards. New for 2015, the B&EE Awards celebrate buildings and products that truly encapsulate energy efficiency.
Culminating in a glamorous event held at the Palace Hotel Manchester on Tuesday 10th November 2015, the B&EE Awards will seek out and reward those that have placed energy efficiency at the heart of their new build and refurbishment projects.
Previously known as the Greenbuild awards, the B&EE Awards reward genuine innovation and achievement in energy efficiency. Winning a B&EE Award will demonstrate that at project or product has a proven and successful track record when it comes to delivering an energy efficient building or solution.
The judges are drawn from a panel of industry leaders and use actual energy performance data to judge the entries. This ensures that the B&EE Awards are a genuine badge of honour for those who win.
For the Product Award – judged by the University of Salford – the awards celebrate truly innovative products that have brought about real progress in energy efficiency in the built environment.
The awards are open to both the private and public sectors and categories and cover both the domestic and non-domestic sectors. Categories include:
- Non-Domestic Retrofit
- Non-Domestic Newbuild
- Domestic Retrofit
- Domestic Newbuild
- Innovative Product
- Breakthrough Project
- Behavioural Change
Previous Winners and Highly Commended at the awards over the past few years include:
- GLEE: Green Library Education and Environment – University of Bradford’s library underwent a drastic renovation that brought its energy rating up from a D to an A
- Schoolhaus at Grasvenor Avenue Infants School – UK Energy Partners designed and built an energy efficient and low cost school
- IFORE – Housing Association AmicusHorizon won the Breakthrough Project award for their outstanding IFORE refurbishment project
Entries for the awards opened on the 1st March. The awards are free to enter. To find out more details about the awards, to enter and to discover more about how to book tickets or sponsorship packages for the event head to www.beefficiencyawards.co.uk/
By ThePlanetMark Tuesday, March 3, 2015