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It’s only been two months since a glittering Park Lane ceremony celebrated the presentation of the Building Performance Awards 2016, but we’re already hard at work planning for next year.

Crossing the fence


With just under a month to go until the 2016 Awards Dinner, we caught up with a winner from two years ago taking a turn as a judge.

2016 Building Performance Awards ring the changes, 12 June 2015

The Building Performance Awards have undergone a major shakeup for 2016, with the addition of new categories to the line-up. We explain the reasoning behind the introduction of the new awards.


Day in the life of a Building Performance Awards Judge, 29 September 2014

Judges of the Building Performance Awards 2015 now take centre stage, carefully considering all entries. Susie Diamond, Awards Judge, gives insight into what this involves for her.



Facilities managers at the heart of improved building performance, 5 September 2014

Geoff Prudence, Chair of the CIBSE Facilities Management Group discusses the role Facilities Managers play in delivering building performance and how they will be recognised by the Building Performance Awards.

What it means to win a CIBSE Building Performance Award, 22 August 2014

Munish Datta, Head of Facilities and Plan A at M&S, reflects on the achievements of the Cheshire Oaks store and as a 2015 Awards Judge, explains what he will be looking for from an entry.



Lighting the way to building performance, 18 August 2014 

Society of Light and Lighting, President Elect, Liz Peck discusses the role lighting plays in building services and also provides insights into what the judging panel will be looking for from an Awards entry.

How BIM is recognised by the CIBSE Building Performance Awards, 17 July 2014

CIBSE Technical Director, Hywel Davies addresses how BIM is recognised in the Building Performance Awards.

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Why are 'building performance' awards so important, 10 June 2014

Iconic, attractive and eye-catching buildings are rightly awarded for architectural and structural brilliance. But do they 'perform' as the design intended?