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UK Project Wins First Place ASHRAE Technology Award

UK Project Wins First Place ASHRAE Technology Award

 From European Update, Winter 2020

Paul Finch of the ASHRAE UK London & South East Chapter and Gerard Thibault of the IET, both of whom are with Kao Data, have been selected to receive a first place ASHRAE Technology Award in the “Industrial Facilities or Processes – New” category for the Kao Data Campus project located in the heart of the UK Innovation Corridor.

The Data Campus project is located in the heart of the UK Innovation Corridor.

ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the design and operation of energy efficient buildings. Their work will be featured in the March 2020 issue of ASHRAE Journal.

 The purpose of the ASHRAE Technology Awards is threefold:

  1. To recognize ASHRAE members who design and/or conceive innovative technological concepts that are proven through actual operating data.
  2. To communicate innovative systems design to other ASHRAE members.
  3. To highlight technological achievements of ASHRAE to others, including associated professionals and societies worldwide, as well as building and facility owners.

ASHRAE Technology Award applications are accepted in each of the following categories:

  1. Commercial Buildings (New, Existing, EBCx)
  2. Institutional Buildings (New, Existing, EBCx)
    • Educational Facilities
    • Other Institutional
  3. Health Care Facilities (New, Existing, EBCx)
  4. Industrial Facilities or Processes (New, Existing, EBCx)
  5. Public Assembly Facilities (New, Existing, EBCx)
  6. Residential

ASHRAE honors only buildings and industrial facilities or processes that are outstanding in design innovation.

Entry details can be found at /membership/honors-and-awards/technology-awards-program-overview. Since the competition begins at the ASHRAE regional level, those interested in entering should contact their local chapter. For a member does not have a chapter affiliation, they should contact Chapter deadlines are generally at the end of February.