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Building Performance Training Programme Award

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This award will be presented to the organisation that can demonstrate how a training initiative, innovation or programme has had a significant effect upon staff skills and development, resulting in a positive impact on the performance of buildings through design, construction, commissioning or operation.

Who should enter

Architects, clients, consultants, facilities managers, contractors, building services engineers, quantity surveyors, property owners, land/estate owners, product manufacturers, system designers, software consultants, building occupiers.


Entries should be for training activity completed during the period 1 June 2015 – 31  August 2016.  Entries can be for UK based or international projects.

Judging Criteria

Entries should demonstrate how their training improves the understanding and development of staff in the achievement of better building performance.

The Judges will be looking for entries which demonstrate clear objectives and outcomes, and which show how the organisation has used training and development to further the use and to apply low carbon and sustainable technologies in their business.

Your submission for this award should include evidence of:

The nature of the initiative and how it leads to better building performance

Any special challenges or constraints experienced in the development of the initiative and how they were overcome.

Examples of training materials used

The successful application of the initiative and its impacts (actual or intended)

How the initiative met or exceeded the original objectives

Client satisfaction with training initiative or programme.

Entry form

Download the Building Performance Training Programme Award Entry Form

Useful resources

CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme Award - VolkerFitzpatrick case study

CIBSE TM54 Evaluating Operational Energy Performance of Buildings at the Design Stage

CIBSE AM11 Building Performance Modelling 2015

CIBSE Introduction to Energy Efficiency - A Companion to CIBSE Guide F: Energy Efficiency in Buildings