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AJ launches Retrofit Awards

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The AJ has teamed up with sister title New Civil Engineer (NCE) and the Built Environment Solutions & Technologies Show (BEST) to launch an awards scheme recognising the best firms, projects and teams driving the emerging retrofit market

The Retrofit Awards 2010 are backed by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, CABE and the RIBA.

Entrants will be judged by a panel of experts, which includes Terry Farrell, low-carbon architect Simon Sturgis, CABE chairman Paul Finch and NCE editor Antony Oliver.

Finch said: ‘Retrofit will be critical in upgrading the built environment to meet the challenge of a low-carbon future. This needs to be acknowledged, and good work celebrated.’

Entries are sought from projects ranging from domestic dwellings, through to commercial and industrial buildings and infrastructure facilities.

According to the government-backed independent Sustainable Development Commission, the sector could be worth up to £500 billion over the next 20-30 years as clients move to meet their climate-change and energy-efficiency concerns (AJ 11.02.10).

NCE’s Oliver said: ‘The successful designers, contractors and suppliers will be those best able to demonstrate and deliver the innovative ideas that make our existing infrastructure perform better at the lowest possible whole-life cost.’

The Retrofit Awards dinner will take place at BEST in Birmingham on 19 October. To enter, visit www.retrofitawards.com or contact leah.stoker@emap.com (020 7728 3743)

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