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KNX Training Facility at the ABB Energy Centre, City College, Plymouth Wins BCIA Award

The 2013 awards were held in association with the BCIA (Building Controls Industry Association), and sponsored by some of the leading brands in the building controls sector including Centraline by Honeywell, Western Automation, Johnson Controls, Modern Building Services, Priva Building Intelligence, B&ES, Trend Control Systems, Siemens Building Technologies, KNX UK, Parts Center & Reflex Recruitment.

The 2013 event was held at the St John’s Hotel on Thursday May 9th and enjoyed by a record attendance of 320 industry professionals, where over £2790.00 was raised for Help for Heroes, the BCIA’s chosen charity. Entertainment was provided by the 6’10” ex England Rugby Player Martin Bayfield and as always the evening encouraged a great deal of networking in a competitive but friendly atmosphere, where the 2013 winners were revealed by celebrity compère, BBC World News Presenter Naga Munchettey.

The awards focus on key areas of manufacture and supply, including innovation and achievement, energy saving, engineering excellence, customer care and employee motivation.

The Winners

Independent Systems Installer of the Year
Sponsored by Centraline by Honeywell
Universal Systems Controls (USC)

Best Service & Maintenance Provider
Sponsored by Western Automation
Detail Design Engineering (DDE)

Technical Innovation of the Year (Projects)
Sponsored by Johnson Controls
RSP Consulting Engineers – University of St Andrews BMS Annex

Technical Innovation of the Year (Products)
Sponsored by Modern Building Services
The Belimo Energy Valve

Energy Management Award
Sponsored by Priva Building Intelligence
BAS – Coventry University Upgrade Project

Contribution to Training
Sponsored by B&ES
The KNX Training Facility at the ABB Energy Centre at City College, Plymouth

Engineer of the Year
Sponsored by Trend Control Systems
Dave Lyon, Siemens Building Technologies

Student of the Year
Sponsored by Siemens Building Technologies
Leonard Harsum, Trend Control Systems

Outstanding Contribution of the Year
Sponsored by BCIA
Harry Swinborne

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