Top of the class: the Young Engineers Awards shortlist

The Undegraduate of the Year award is a new addition to the 2023 CIBSE Young Engineers Awards. Meet the shortlisted contenders, plus those who have made the cut for Graduate of the Year and Apprentice of the Year

What the awards data reveals

The quality of data submitted alongside project entries for CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards improves each year. Julie Godefroy analyses the 2023 entries and signposts potential information requirements for the future

Beyond the fabric first approach

Fabric first is not necessarily the right approach when decarbonising heat, says CIBSE’s Engineer of the Year Stephen Hill, who considers the best approach to achieving net zero from a building and infrastructure perspective

CIBSE 2023 Building Performance Awards: winners revealed

An exemplary housing retrofit in Wales is the 2023 CIBSE Building Performance Champion. Judges thought the collaborative approach by the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University could provide a template for decarbonising other existing homes

Meaning business: How CIBSE Award winner makes low carbon retrofits pay

When recession hit Ireland in 2008, Lawler Consulting turned to energy-performance contracting to engineer efficiency savings for its grateful clients. Since then, it has enjoyed growth in Ireland and the rest of the world, and this year retained its Consultant of the Year (0-50 employees) crown at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards. Andy Pearson reports