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Winners of the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards

  • 7 Feb 2018

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Howard Chapman - head shotHoward Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor.

Last night I joined 700 guests at Grosvenor House on Park Lane in London for a special evening to celebrate the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards. It was also a great  opportunity to hear sustainability pioneer Julie Hailes MBE who was the guest speaker.

The CIBSE Building Performance Awards

The CIBSE Building Performance Awards recognise the people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment.

They are the only industry Awards that focus on actual, measured performance outcomes, not just design intent or performance specifications.

Overall Winner

cibse award winners details oxfordThe overall winner at the Awards was The University of Oxford, winning the coveted Building Performance Champion title along with the Facilities Management Team of the Year. Both awards were for its ambitious Carbon Reduction Programme which sets out to reduce the university’s direct carbon emissions by 33% by 2020 against a 2005/6 baseline.

The judges said: “The University of Oxford is leading the way for the higher education sector, not only in the global rankings of universities, but in the management of their extensive and diverse estate”.

Full list of the winners

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Congratulations from Buildingtalk to all the winners at the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards.

You can visit www.cibse/org/bpa to download the 2018 Winners Brochure and find out more about this year’s winners, listed below.

Building Performance Champion

University of Oxford Carbon Reduction Programme – University of Oxford

Building Performance Consultancy (up to 100 employees)
Elementa Consulting

Building Performance Consultancy (101-1000 employees)

Building Performance Consultancy (over 1000 employees)

BuroHappold Engineering

Collaborative Working Partnership
The NEDO (New Energy & Industrial Technology Development Organization) Project – NPS North West

Learning and Development

Sustainability Matters – Landsec

Highly Commended: Net Zero Buildings offsite construction tour/Redmoor Academy’s Schoolhause grand opening – Net Zero Buildings

Energy Management Initiative
Beyond the 6 Star NABERS Barrier, Melbourne, Australia – Energy Action

Facilities Management Team
University of Oxford Carbon Reduction Programme – University of Oxford

Energy Efficient Product or Innovation
NewMass – BuroHappold Engineering

Energy Saving Product or Innovation

Q-Floor – Q-Bot

Project of the Year – Commercial/ Industrial
The Enterprise Centre – Architype/BDP

Highly Commended: David Attenborough Building (Cambridge Conservation Initiative offices) – BuroHappold Engineering

Project of the Year – Leisure

Oriam – Max Fordham

Project of the Year – Public Use
Centre for Medicine, University of Leicester – Willmott Dixon

Highly Commended: Windmill Community Campus – Fife Council – Property Services

Project of the Year – Residential
Killynure Green, Carryduff – Choice Housing Ireland.

Project of the Year – International
Pomona: Ultra-Low Energy Lab Eliminates Performance Gap, California, USA – Elementa Consulting

CIBSE President Peter Y Wong said: “The CIBSE Building Performance Awards increasingly stand for ethical, sustainable and environmentally sound business.  Those organisations who take their commitment to energy management and WELL Building seriously should be championed and their examples followed by others.”

The 2019 Awards will open for entries on Monday 21st May 2018.


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