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2018 Sponsors

Headline sponsor: Baxi Heating 


Baxi Heating is a residential and commercial heating and hot water manufacturer. The Commercial brands of Baxi Heating are Remeha, Andrews Water Heaters, Potterton Commercial and Packaged Plant Solutions. Baxi Heating's Commercial Centre of Excellence in Wokingham, Berkshire is the head office for Remeha, Andrews Water Heaters and Potterton Commercial, providing customers with weasy access to a one-stop-shop for commercial water heaters, commercial boilers, Combined Heat and Power (CHP) products and Heat Interface Units (HIUs). In June 2017, Baxi Heating acquired Packaged Plant Solutions, experts in complete packaged plant rooms for commercial and industrial applications

Category sponsor: Building Performance Consultancy (Up to 100 employees)


ABB is a global power and automation company that enables utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. Globally ABB operates in over 100 countries and employs over 140,000 people worldwide. From the 500 megawatt HVDC underwater power links, through to domestic home automation, innovative solutions from ABB underpin the daily lives of almost everyone.

Category sponsor: Project of the Year - International 


CMR CONTROLS LTD design and manufacture a high-quality range of low air pressure sensors, air flow sensors and control systems. Our products have been developed for critical environments including cleanrooms, pharmaceutical production, scientific research, industrial and commercial ventilation systems, heating, refrigeration and air conditioning.
Founded in 1978, CMR CONTROLS LTD have grown into an internationally recognised business selling high precision products across the UK and worldwide.
Headquartered in Basildon, Essex, we have a fully equipped state-of-the-art manufacturing plant facility where we design, manufacture, assemble, test and calibrate our products.
Our highly qualified staff offer expertise, advice and customer service to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations of quality, performance and price at all times.
We are proud to celebrate 40 years’ of success in 2018!

Category sponsor: Building Performance Consultancy (101-1000 employees)


Part of the successful Swan Group, Smith’s are part of a group with a long heritage in the Heating & Plumbing industry. The group, founded in 1932, has manufacturing sites in the US, UK, Asia with sales operations in North & South America, UK, Europe, Asia & Africa.
Smith’s has a history since 1991 of delivering outstanding customer service, providing products in the UK, North America, Asia & Europe. The business has grown from strength to strength & today we offer versatile heating solutions based on fan convector technology to all commercial specifiers from architects & consultants, to major building engineering services companies.

Category sponsor: Project of the Year - Leisure

Conex Bänninger has built a reputation as one of the leading innovators and manufacturers of high quality plumbing fittings and valves in the world. ‘Excellence since 1909’ is not only recognition of our heritage of innovation, but the ethos by which we have built strong relationships with our customers by providing the best in technical, sales and customer support. 

Category sponsor: Building Performance Consultancy (Over 1000 employees)


FlaktGroup is the European market leader in energy efficient indoor air technology solutions.
Our passion for quality drives us towards success in creating best in class products for improved air comfort and well-being. From project start to finish, and beyond, FläktGroup is a close partner, that you can rely on.

Category sponsor: Facilities Management Team


Gratte Brothers Group Limited is one of the UK’s leading independent building services companies providing from a single
source a comprehensive range of services for the installation and maintenance of electrical systems, mechanical systems,
electronic security systems and commercial catering facilities.
Based in central London the Group employs over 500 personnel across a range of disciplines.
With over 70 years experience the Company has a successful record in effective project delivery
for a range of longstanding national and global corporate clients.
The Company is accredited to the Quality Standard ISO 9001, the Environmental Standard ISO 14001
and the Safety Management Standard ISO 1800l.

Category sponsor: Energy Management Initiative 

We are one of the largest independently owned and managed technical service providers in the UK and Ireland, with extensive expertise and experience in engineering services, technical facilities management and systems integration. We have an annual turnover of circa £450m, 2500 employees, and more than 20 years of market experience.

Category sponsor: Collaborative Working Partnership 


Lochinvar is a well established manufacturer of High Efficiency gas fired Water Heaters and Boilers which are suitable for a wide range Commercial and Industrial applications.

Integrated Renewable Solutions are also available; with technologies such as Solar Thermal and Air Source Heat pumps, being supplied as integrated packages with traditional Boilers and Water Heaters.

Based in Banbury, Oxfordshire high levels of product and spare parts are readily available. Pre and after sales support is provided via our knowledgeable office and area-based personnel.

Category sponsor: Project of the Year - Commercial / Industrial


Viega is a market-leading manufacturer of press-connection piping systems 

Viega has the widest range of solutions for copper, stainless steel and plastic. Our Megapress system allows thick-walled steel up to 4” to be cold-pressed.
Viega offers contractors in the UK the opportunity to benefit from its reliable and precision-engineered systems.

Category sponsor: Learning and Development

CIBSE Patrons are a group of businesses who provide financial and technical support to a wide range of initiatives led by the Institution. The wide reaching and broad scope of the group allows CIBSE Patrons to represent all parts of the building services industry supply chain, which in turn gives CIBSE access to a wide range of expertise beyond its core membership.
The Patrons work with the Institution on regulatory issues, retention and recruitment of engineers, sponsorship of bursaries and awards and has a business forum where Patrons can share and collaborate on their projects and experiences, across a range of building services issues.