Low carbon award winners revealed

A number of top names in the construction industry were named winners last night at the second annual Low Carbon Performance Awards.Organised by The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), the awards celebrated the achievements of participants of the 100 Hours of Carbon Clean Up campaign, and the work of CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessors (LCEAs) and Low Carbon Consultants.

Ken Livingstone who was guest speaker gave an insight into his time asLondon Mayorwhile fellow presenter Dame Ellen MacArthur spoke about the importance of individual effort as part of a greater team effort to cut carbon.

Faber Maunsell collected the ‘New Build Project of the Year’ award for their work on Lion House in Alnwick - the building is a flagship ultra low-emissions development which is designed to achieve exemplary standards of sustainability and environmental performance. ‘LCEA: DEC of the Year’ went to Transport for London, while i-prophets energy services took two trophies home for ‘Innovation of the Year’ and ‘LCEA: EPC of the Year’.

100 Hours Campaign participants Simons Design won ‘Best Carbon Saving Programme’, with the SME award going to BDP Belfast. The trophy for ‘Champion of Carbon Saving Champions’ went to Quinten Babcock, Environmental Manager of the Sustainable Buildings Team at Transport for London Group Property & Facilities.

CIBSE president John Swaffield said: “The awards demonstrate the achievements that can be made through the sustainable design and operation of both new and existing buildings in the UK.

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