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Terms and conditions of entry

Entries must qualify for the period of eligibility as indicated within each category's judging criteria.

The written part of the submission must be no longer than six A4 pages (minimum point size 10).

Redactive Events Ltd (REL) and CIBSE accept no liability for any inaccurate information contained within the submitted entry as it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide accurate information.

Please note that all information provided on the entry forms and during the entry process is taken by REL and CIBSE in good faith. If any information is subsequently discovered to be false or the recipient is found to have engaged in conduct unbecoming, REL and CIBSE reserve the right to cancel the entry and, if after the Awards have been presented and involves a winning entry, to cancel the Award win and publicise reasons to relevant parties. Please note that refunds will not be provided.

REL and CIBSE reserves the right to use entry material submitted in published form unless requested by the entrant not to.

Whilst you (or the licensors) continue to own the copyright in all works forming part of your entry, by submitting an entry you consent to our use of submitted photographic works in any publication, whether or not connected to the Awards you have entered, and you now waive all moral rights in such photographic works. We may allow third parties (e.g. journalists) to use such works for REL and CIBSE purposes. If a third party owns the copyright in such works, you confirm that you have obtained their consent to our use and a waiver of their moral rights for these purposes.

By entering, you agree to a representative attending the awards ceremony where the winners in each category will be announced and presented with a trophy. If no representative is available, REL and CIBSE reserve the right to nominate a person to collect the award on your behalf.

Judges’ reserve the right, without prior consent of the entrants, to move entries to different categories if it is appropriate. CIBSE and the Building Performance Awards, Chair of Judges reserve the right to reclassify Building Performance Awards entries for any reason.

The Judges’ decision on all shortlisted entries and winners is final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered in to. Please also note that due to the high volume of entries received it is not possible to provide individual feedback for entries that are not shortlisted.

Entrants found to be resubmitting the same entry documents as a previous year will be excluded from the entry process. All entries must be completed on the individual category entry form for 2025 and any entries where the details provided are the same as a previous year will be excluded from the entry process. Any entries that include a project/product that has previously been entered must show how this project/product has developed since it was last entered and provide performance data to support this.

By entering and attending the awards ceremony, you acknowledge that the Event or part of it may be filmed by audio, visual, audio-visual or electronic means or photographed, including photographs of individuals or groups of delegates. You agree to permit REL, CIBSE or any third party licensed by REL, to use and distribute such footage and photographs, which may feature images of you, in all or any media (including social media) whether now known or hereafter to be invented throughout the world in perpetuity for the purposes of advertising, publicity, reporting and otherwise in relation to the exploitation of such recordings and photographs. Please inform the event organiser in writing prior to the event day by email to [email protected] if you do not wish to be included in any individual or group photographs.

By submitting registration details, You agree to allow REL and CIBSE to contact you as required for the organisation and administration of the Event. REL and CIBSE will comply with our privacy policy in respect of your registration details and other information we hold about you. REL will only contact you for marketing purposes, and will only pass on your contact details to sponsors for marketing purposes, to the extent that you expressly consent to this (for example, by opting in during the registration process).

If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact Redactive at our Registered Office address.

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