THE ENERGY SAVING SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
Project: An energy efficient control system
Winner: UNo eNG Srl, Italy - www.engitalia.com
The jury's motivation: The winner of the Energy Saver Category of 2018 is a true proof of concept showing that a holistic view on building automation pays off. Essential long-term savings could be achieved by analyzing the existing building and identifying the needs of the people working in the building and by pinpointing what functions could be made more efficient. The payoff time of the project was 5 years only.
THE MOST FUTURE-ORIENTED SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
Project: A comprehensive view on a historic building complex – Amazon's headquarters in Madrid
Winner: Inmotechnia, Spain - www.inmotechnia.com
The jury's motivation: The award goes to a project that gives a true holistic view in the upgrade of an historical building complex that lives up to the BREEAM standards. It is fantastic to see how building control systems can be used to address everything from surroundings, water recycling, indoor climate and energy savings. The digitalization and access of data from different sub-systems enable new insights and innovation with the possibility to expand and truly adapt to future needs.
THE READY- STEADY- GO INSTALLATION OF THE YEAR
Project: A simple ventilation solution in the Korsavad school
Winner: Lindsténs Elektriska AB, Sweden - www.lindstens-el.se
The jury's motivation: The award goes to a project that shows the possibility to achieve great improvements of indoor climate and energy savings by using modern HVAC technology in an easy way. Sometimes, it is the simple tools that enable smart solutions, leading to low engineering costs for an advanced solution. The short implementation time and cost-efficiency of the project show that there is no excuse not to improve the indoor climate, save energy and contribute to a sustainable future.