Nomination Process Is Open For Verdantix 2020 Smart Building Innovation Awards
London, 18 August 2020. Independent research firm Verdantix has launched the nomination process for the inaugural 2020 Smart Building Innovation Awards. Award winners will be announced on 14 October 2020, as well as during the Awards Ceremony as part of the Verdantix ‘Next & Best Practices: Learning From Top 10 Smart Building Innovators In 2020’ Virtual Event. Previous winners of Verdantix Innovation Awards include Chevron, Walmart, Volvo Cars, Total, Johnson Controls, London City Airport, EDF and Nestle. Nominated firms and projects can be located anywhere in the world.
Winners of the Verdantix innovation awards are selected by an independent jury including two Facilities and Real Estate executives. Precedence is given to projects which demonstrate quantitative improvements across building strategy and finance. In 2020, there are ten award categories: corporate headquarters (new and retrofit), office portfolios, co-working, public sector, facilities management services, education, retail, hospital and mixed-use development. There is no fee to apply.
For the 2020 Smart Building Innovation Awards, Verdantix is accepting nominations relating to a wide range of innovative technologies and projects:
- Agile working technology
- COVID-19 management tools
- Energy management software
- Fault detection and diagnostic analytics
- Field worker mobile apps
- Energy storage
- Grid edge energy management solutions
- IoT sensors
- IoT platforms
- Predictive analytics
- Remote monitoring system
- Maintenance management software
- Smart security management systems
- Space booking software
“Through our events and research, we’ve witnessed first-hand the increase in level of ambition amongst Facilities and Real Estate executives” commented Susan Clarke, Director of Verdantix’s Smart Building Research Practice and chair of the innovation awards panel. “Smart Building teams are investing in innovations that help them embrace strategic change and drive business value. These awards provide a fantastic platform to share best practices to help the community learn from each other, as well as recognize and award excellence.”
Nominations must be made via the online awards submission form. The deadline for submissions is September 18, 2020 and finalists will be informed by September 30th. Winners will be announced on October 14th via Verdantix press release.
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