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Award Categories 2016

Purpose and description

Building

 

Going beyond established best practice in the use of renewable energy supply or innovations in design, building fabric or operational systems to improve energy efficiency and cost savings in all types of buildings. It is open to new build or building retrofit projects across all sectors.
  
CommunityThis award recognises partnerships promoting sustainable energy practices at community level, delivering energy savings and socioeconomic benefits. Projects can include energy efficiency retrofits, renewable energy upgrades or behavioural change initiatives. It is open to organisations or groups across the public, private and voluntary sectors.
  

Innovation

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This award recognises the development and advancement of new technologies, systems, and approaches which have the capacity to influence sustainable energy use in Ireland. Criteria includeenergy savings and socio-economic impacts. It is open to all organisations, individuals, academia, start-ups, researchers and inventors.
  

 

Research

This award recognises research in the development of new systems, services, products or approaches likely to impact on future demand reduction. Eligible entries should detail the problem researched, the research outcome and solution and the potential impact. It is open to all organisations, individuals, academia, start-ups, researchers and inventors.

 

  

Small Business

 

This award recognises small industrial / commercial businesses and SMEs, with an annual energy spend of less than €0.5 million. Entrants should demonstrate a capacity to go beyond best practice in integrated energy management through technology upgrades, process solutions or staff engagement. Projects including low-energy buildings and effective use of renewable technologies are also eligible.

 

 

  

Large Business

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This award recognises large industrial or commercial businesses with an annual energy spend exceeding €0.5 million. Entrants should demonstrate a track record for going beyond best practice in integrated energy management through technology upgrades, process solutions or staff engagement. Projects including low-energy buildings and effective use of renewable technologies are also eligible.

 

 

  
Public Sector

This award recognises public sector organisations which go beyond best practice in new or upgrade technology deployments, management solutions or staff engagement implemented in support of organisational goals. Projects including low energy buildings and effective use of renewable technologies are also eligible.

 

  
Leadership

This award celebrates individuals or teams, nominated by organisations across the public, private or voluntary sectors. Entrants will have demonstrated leadership and ambition in advancing sustainable energy in their organisation or community over a
prolonged period. Among the criteria are the degree of influence and lasting benefits of their actions.

 

  
Design

This award recognises products or projects or services which best demonstrate the vital fusion of technically sound sustainable energy solutions and creative execution for maximum appeal. This category is open to all organisations and individuals across all sectors.

 

 

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