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CIBSE Embodied Carbon Award

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This award recognises exceptional contributions to understanding and reducing embodied carbon in building services. Embodied carbon is increasingly acknowledged as a major contributor to carbon emissions and must be addressed alongside operational carbon to meet net zero carbon goals.

Who should enter

This award is open to all entrants throughout the supply chain, including manufacturers, consultants, and clients.


  • Entries in this category are welcome from UK or international organisations.
  • Entries should be for work conducted between 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2021.

Judging criteria

The Judges will consider entries throughout the supply chain, including manufacturers, consultants, and clients.

 Assessing and understanding embodied carbon in building services

 Value added and reducing embodied carbon

 Whole life carbon

 Embodied and Operational Carbon

 Disclosure and contribution to industry knowledge

Entry information

  1. Access CIBSE BPA entry forms
  2. When prompted, select the CIBSE Embodied Carbon Award entry form to download
  3. Start your FREE online entry
  4. Upload your entry form, supporting document PDF and photographs
  5. Select finish to submit your entry

Closing date: 1 September 2021


Useful resources

CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2021 - Winners

CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2020 - Winners

CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2019 - Winners 

EndoTherm - 2016 Winning Entry

CIBSE/ADE CP1 Heat Networks: Code of Practice for the UK (2015)