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Three teams do the double at 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards

Three organisations were double-winners at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards which took place on 6 February 2018 at the Grosvenor House in London.

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

2018 Judges

Organised by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, the awards focus on the delivered actual performance outcomes achieved by buildings and projects and not on design stage promises.

The University of Oxford won the coveted Building Performance Champion title and 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 were impressed with the programme’s wide-ranging stakeholder engagement which has resulted in a host of collaborative initiatives and new carbon-saving partnerships being developed between staff, students, the City Council and industry. They 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”.

Elementa Consulting and BuroHappold Engineering were the evening’s other double winners. Elementa Consulting won the Building Performance Consultancy (up to 100 employees) and International Project of the Year for its engineering design of an ultra-low energy laboratory at Pomona College, California, USA. BuroHappold Engineering triumphed in the Building Performance Consultancy (over 1000 employees) category and won the Energy Efficient Product or Innovation category for its NewMass cooling system.

Other 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards winners include: Architype, BDP, Choice Housing Ireland, Energy Action, Landsec, Max Fordham, NPS North West, Q-Bot, and Willmott Dixon.

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 healthy buildings seriously should be championed and their examples followed by others. I praise the good work of all of the finalists and winners and encourage others to follow their lead.”

Click here to download the 2018 Winners Brochure and find out more about this year’s winners. 



The full list of winners at the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards is:
 
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)
BDP
 
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 Schoolhaus® 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