The Retrofit Tech MENA Awards are back and bigger than ever!

The categories for the 2022 Retrofit Tech MENA Awards are:

Best Projects

  • Best MENA Retrofit Project Award 2022
  • Solar and Renewable Energy in Buildings Excellence Award 2022
  • Best Net-Zero Project of the Year
  • Best Water Retrofit Project of the Year
  • Best Smart Building Project of the Year
  • Most Energy and Water Efficient New-Build Project of the Year (for upcoming developments)


Best Initiatives and Organisations

  • Energy Efficacy Government Initiative and Leadership Excellence Award 2022
  • Best MENA ESCO of the Year
  • Best MENA FM Company of the Year


Plus, the 2020 Award winner announcements:

  • Best Retrofit Project Award
  • Solar and Renewable Energy in Buildings Excellence Award
  • Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Leadership Excellence Award
  • Best UAE ESCO of the Year Award

Awards Timeline and Details:

Final date: 6 January 2022

Stage 1: Nomination

Fill in the online form below to nominate a project, imitative or organization for the awards. All nominations will be considered by the Awards Advisory Committee, and up to 5 nominations per category will be selected for the Abstract Submission stage of the awards.

You are not required to provide any supporting documents for the nomination stage.

Week ending 20 January 2022

Stage 2: Abstract Submission

Relevant nominations will be selected for this stage and would be required to provide a longer abstract of the project, its successes and unique features. This can be submitted in PDF, PPT or Word formats, and would then be judged for the final winner of each category. (More information will be shared directly with successful nominees via email)

Irrespective of whether a nomination is selected as the category winner, interesting case studies and projects may be invited to present their findings at the Summit.

Week ending 27 January 2022

Stage 3: Selection

The Judging Committee will meet to select the winners of each award category. The category winners will then be informed of their status. If not already presenting at the Summit, all category winners will be required to present a case study or their design philosophy for the project/initiative.

Submissions that do not win the category may be asked to present their findings during the Summit all the same, based on the Advisory Committee’s feedback.

22 February 2022 (during Summit Day Two)

Stage 4: Announcement

All category winners will be announced on the second day of the Summit.

Categories:

Best Projects
Best MENA Retrofit Project Award 2022 An award for the best overall Retrofit project in the MENA region.
Solar and Renewable Energy in Buildings Excellence Award An award for the most interesting and innovative use of Solar and Renewable Energy in the MENA region.
This category is not limited to Retrofit projects, and can include new buildings and developments.
Best Net-Zero Project of the Year An award for the most successful Net-Zero Energy project of the year.
Best Water Retrofit Project of the Year An award for the most successful water-focused retrofit project of the year, with an emphasis on total water savings pet year
Best Smart Building Project of the Year An award for the most innovative and futuristic smart building project of the year, including advanced IoT integration, smart data management, smart controls and modelling technologies. This category is not limited to Retrofit projects, and can include new buildings and developments.
Most Energy and Water Efficient New-Build Project of the Year (for upcoming developments) An award for the most (potentially) sustainable new development of the year, focusing on large-scale developments with an emphasis on annual water and energy savings.

 

Please note that the categories above are required to have been successfully completed between January 1st 2021 and February 1st 2022. Projects and initiatives that are currently in the implementation stages, but have not been completed will also be considered. However, projects that are in the design or tendering stages, but have not begun implementation will not be considered.

Best Initiatives and Organisations
Energy Efficacy Government Initiative and Leadership Excellence Award 2022 An award for the most innovative and successful Energy Efficiency and Retrofitting Initiatives. This award category includes both governmental and private sector initiatives that promote, enable or subsidies Energy Efficacy and Retrofitting in the MENA region
Best MENA ESCO of the Year An award for the most successful and prolific ESCO in the MENA Region*
Best MENA FM Company of the Year An award for the top Facilities Management Company in the MENA Region


(*not including Etihad ESCO, the event hosts)

If you have any questions on the categories, or would like to submit your projects and case studies as part of the overall Summit, but not the awards, please contact us on opportunities@acm-events.com

How to nominate:

You can nominate your project, imitative or organization using the online form below:

Award Nomination Form

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