“Environmental impact of buildings is often under estimated, while the perceived costs of green buildings are over estimated”
Demonstrate value for money and return on investment
Monetise the value of sustainability within whole life costing principles
You will receive recognition for your contribution to sustainable water.
The awards are free to enter.
All shortlisted entries will be posted on the SWIG website, leading to valuable exposure for your company or product.
The awards are easy to enter. We ask you to complete a short webpage with details about your project, with supporting photos and data, where appropriate.
Projects should be ongoing or to have been completed within the last two years.
Conceptual and prototype entrants may also be considered, but need to be clearly identified as such.
Entries close on Friday 8th September.
The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 8th November 2017 at Greencoat Place, Victoria, London.
In addition to the general criteria listed above, specific criteria will be applied to the different categories so that the entries can be ranked.
All judges have relevant expertise in one or more of the award categories.
All the judges will be involved in the decision as to which project/projects will win an award, unless there is a conflict of interest.
The judges’ decision is final.
Chartered Environmentalist Fellow & Tutor
Gary is a Chartered Environmentalist, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Fellow of the Leeds Sustainability Institute and thesis tutor at the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London.
Director of Ech2o Consultants Ltd
Cath Hassell is an expert in sustainable water strategies and low-carbon technologies, formed from a background of 17 years in the plumbing industry and 19 years in environmental building.
She is director of ech2o Consultants Ltd
Managing Director of JPJN Partners Ltd
John is the Managing Director of JPJN Partners Ltd and specialises in consultancy related to water supply and drainage issues, especially water efficiency. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by CIBSE’s Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE) in 2016.
Chartered Landscape Architect and Ecourbanist
Luke Engleback CMLI AoU is a Chartered Landscape Architect and Ecourbanist with over 30 years experience of environmental design and planning in the UK and abroad, founding Studio Engleback in 1996.
Managing Director of Aquality Trading & Consulting Ltd
Lutz Johnen is managing director of Aquality Trading & Consulting Ltd, a company he founded in 2004 to introduce rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling technologies to the UK market. Prior to founding Aquality, Lutz was managing director of Germany based GEP Umwelttechnik GmbH.
Emeritus Professor of Water Economics
Colin is Emeritus Professor of Water Economics at the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University. An unreconstructed water nerd, he suspects that he is the only person to have visited the museums of sewers in Paris and Lodz as well as the water museum in Beijing, and takes photographs of interesting toilets.
SuDS Marketing Development Manager
Chris has a wealth of experience in marketing having worked with brands as diverse as Sony, O2, Triumph Lingerie and Nestle. He set up a sustainable renovation business in 2007 and first came across SuDS in 2008, when he qualified as a Code for Sustainable Homes assessor.
Managing Director of Illman Young
Sue Illman is Managing Director of Illman Young, a landscape architectural practice based in Cheltenham, and was President of the Landscape Institute from 2012-2014. Whilst her practice works across most planning and development sectors, she is probably best known for her advocacy work.