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Lighting for building performance – CIBSE reveals exciting shortlist

For the first time in the Building Performance Awards, lighting for building performance is being recognised with a separate Award. The new category for 2015 was greeted with enthusiasm, and seven schemes from a range of building environments feature in the shortlist.

The winner will be judged on an holistic approach to improving building performance

Judged on innovation in design, technology and application as well as the appropriateness of the lighting design for the intended application, the following entries are in the spotlight:

  • Belfast City Hall façade lighting, Belfast – Arup
  • Cundall Birmingham - Cundall Light4
  • Hoare Lea’s head office - Western Transit Shed, King’s Cross, London - Hoare Lea Lighting
  • Tate Britain Millbank Project, London - Max Fordham
  • London School of Economics energy efficient lighting scheme, London - Mott MacDonald
  • Sainsbury's Project Graphite - LED lighting programme - Sainsbury's Supermarkets
  • Wm Morrissons, Thornbury, Bradford - Zumtobel Group (Thorn Lighting)

The winner will have demonstrated and have been judged on an holistic approach to improving building performance, including improvement over existing systems, energy efficiency, carbon saving, and proven occupant satisfaction.

Belfast City Hall, lighting design by Arup Belfast City Hall, lighting design by Arup

The winner will be announced during the Awards ceremony hosted by CIBSE on the 10th of February 2015 at the Grosvenor House in London. For more information about this Award and the other Awards categories, please visit www. www.cibse.org/bpa

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