awards - competitions

Competing teams are challenged with designing a building including three economical, energy efficient and attractive dwellings for three families. Through the creative use of active and passive solar technologies, among other sustainable solutions, contestants must create a design project with the potential for development into a net-zero building.Designs must meet the following criteria: 1. Include three connected residences for families of two, four and six members, respectively;
Post date: 31 Aug 2011
Type: News

The Prize also aims to reward original and innovative ideas and pedagogical methods promoting sustainable principles and practices in curricula of higher education. For further information on the EDUCATE Prize please visit or send an email to
Post date: 26 Jul 2011
Type: News

The IEE project "Young Energy People" won the prestigious Ashden Sustainable Energy Award 2011 in the category of school energy projects. To date, more than 700 pupils witness and observe energy saving measures being implemented at their schools. The innovative project turns young people into committed ambassadors for a better use of energy. 
Post date: 30 Jun 2011
Type: News

Winner Renovation of Multi-family Buildings:  Retrofitting for the Future (Bulgaria) Working together for a change, the UN Development Programme and municipal authorities have convinced homeowners in large residential blocks to implement energy-efficiency building renovation. NomineesHarlequin 1 Sustainable Broadcasting Centre by British Sky Broadcasting Ltd (United Kingdom)
Post date: 6 Jun 2011
Type: News

The aim of the award which is initiated by Berliner Energieagentur is to show the increasing importance of private Energy Service Companies (ESCO) in reaching climate protection and energy efficiency targets. The Media Award honours the performance of engaged journalists who popularise and illustrate the subject of energy services to the large public and specialized audience and, hence, contributed to its stronger dissemination.
Post date: 14 Mar 2011
Type: News

Are you a forerunner for energy services in Europe?  We are searching for the Best! Are you an innovative energy service provider, have you promoted energy services in a remarkable way or have you been successful in implementing an outstanding energy service project? Apply now for the European Energy Service Award 2010!
Post date: 4 Feb 2011
Type: News

Post date: 22 Dec 2010
Type: Link

This year’s awards were presented by comedian, writer and environmental campaigner Mark Watson at a lunchtime ceremony in London’s Hilton Hotel on 22nd October 2010. The event attracted almost 600 people, with a cross section of senior industry figures including representatives of government departments, chief executives of leading social housing providers and representatives of the main trade and professional bodies. 2010 Winners:
Post date: 10 Nov 2010
Type: News

Up to now, solar collectors which were integrated into façades were primarily available in form of flat plate collectors with a thermally insulated opaque rear wall. The award winning technology is based on evacuated tubes combined with aluminium reflectors in combination with aluminium frames and façade elements. All important technical aspects are uniquely combined in this product: thermal energy collection, visual transparency, even distribution of light throughout the room, thermal insulation and protection from the sun.
Post date: 4 Nov 2010
Type: News

Schools in 31 European countries (the 27 EU member states, plus Norway, Croatia, Iceland and Liechtenstein) are invited to submit their contribution to a more energy-efficient future, earning the chance to win a prize and gain recognition at European level.
Post date: 4 Oct 2010
Type: News