This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Working Buildings Week proclaims winning companies

10 October 2008

Six categories of Awards were presented at Working Buildings Week last week for top products and services, and a new Award for London Workplace of the Year.

Working Buildings Week this week at London’s Olympia once again became an opportunity to celebrate the industry’s innovation. The UK’s largest gathering of facilities managers, building services engineers, energy managers and all those with an interest in the operational issues surrounding an organization’s physical assets. The Working Buildings Awards raise the profile of the most innovative products and services as well excellence within the built environment itself.

Organisers CMPi received an outstanding level of entries, demonstrating clear innovation and business excellence in the efficient management of the built environment. Chairman of Judges,was Peter Middup, publisher of PFM, the FM sector’s leading magazine who has once again supported the Awards.

The categories and winners were as follows:

Best Innovation in FM Services.
The judges were looking for an innovative service that noticeably improves the workplace.
Winner: Harrow Green

Best innovation in Building Services.
Open to all exhibitors that had introduced an innovative product or service to the building services market within the past 12 months, judges were looking for a product or service that provided a practical solution for a building services issue.
Winner: Bodet Ltd

Best Innovation in Green Product or Service.
The judges were looking for a product or service that had demonstrated a significant effect of the environmental impact of a working building. Due to the standard of entries, there is both a Winner and a Highly Commended winner.
Highly Commended: Powerperfector
Winner: Dimplex Heat Pumps

Best Innovation in Low Energy Management.
The judges were looking for an innovative product or service that has proved to result in improved energy management.
Winner: Infor

Best Product Innovation.
Open to any exhibiting company that could clearly demonstrate how its product benefited not only the workforce and workplace, but ultimately the business.
Winner: MK Electric

London Workplace of the Year.
A new Award in 2008, the judges were looking for a workplace that had implemented innovative schemes to improve the workplace for employees such as innovative new lighting designs; creative ways of reducing waste or perhaps the introduction of ergonomically designed work stations. The high quality of entries has led us to offer both a Commended and Highly Commended along with the Winner.
Winner: Donovan Data Systems, Blue Fin Building.
Highly Commended: ISG Headquarters, Aldgate House.
Commended: National Magazine Company, Broadwick Street

Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page


View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

Center Parcs goes cashless with Systopia

Systopia, which deals with cashless payment systems, has secured a contract with UK Short Break Operator Center Parcs to provide cashless payment systems i...
Article image

70% of workers expect to continue working from home

Results from a recent BBC survey shows that 70% of those responding said they do not expect to return to full time office working....
Article image

Will FM cope with hybrid working?

With all eyes set on June 21st, and rising questions around whether the final phase of restrictions will be lifted, business owners are beginning to think ...
Article image

Issues of back flushing PIC valves explained

The popularity of Pressure Independent Control (PIC) valves over the last few years has significantly increased and now are the popular choice of many syst...
Article image

Understanding contract costs

Paul Smith sheds light on management fee and catering overhead costs included in catering contracts...