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Judged Categories

Entrants will face a judging panel of industry experts, with winners being announced on the night.

  • This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of any air conditioning product launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Clarify which refrigerant gases are supported and why
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials

     

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    This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of any ancillary air conditioning product launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials
  • This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of any ancillary refrigeration product launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials
  • Sponsored by   

    This award is open to any individual in the UK air conditioning and refrigeration who is an apprentice over the period 01 November 2016 to 31 August 2017. To support your entry it is important to supply as much information as possible. As a guide it might also help to ensure you cover (where relevant):

    • Apprentice background
    • Demonstrating commitment to personal development and progression
    • Showing outstanding contribution to the workplace – in particular, areas or projects expectations have been exceeded
    • Demonstrating inspirational levels of achievement and attainment
    • Fitting in with the team – people skills and relationship building
    • Testimonials from employer, customers and college tutors
  • This award is open to any company operating in the UK air conditioning and refrigeration sectors for any environmental project completed after November 1, 2016. An environmental project must be a project that might be considered to have environmental benefits. To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. It might also help to cover the following points (where relevant):

    • The ideas behind and the environmental benefits of your project
    • Commitment to sustainability throughout the project lifecycle and the supply chain
    • Detail any new technology used in the project.
    • The benefits and any cost savings over conventional technology that could have been used
    • Unique elements in the project, especially technology or application
    • Customer satisfaction
  • This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of air conditioning or refrigeration instrumentation launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials
  • This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of any refrigeration product launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Clarify which refrigerant gases are supported and why
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials
  • This award is open to the manufacturer or its representative agent (entering on the manufacturer’s behalf), of an air conditioning or refrigeration controller launched onto the UK market after November 1, 2016. It is important to supply as much relevant information as possible. In addition to details of the product, its uses and application, it might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • The level of research and development devoted to the new product
    • Key technological features
    • Target market and how this product differs from competitors
    • Any environmental issues that the product addresses
    • Energy efficiency advantages
    • Price-wise, how the product compares with competitive units
    • Lifetime running costs, payback period, etc.
    • Any features that simplify installation and maintenance?
    • Testimonials

     

  • Sponsored by bitzer

    The Alan Moor Award is presented in memory of the late one-time managing director of Bitzer UK. The award is presented every year in recognition of the contributions of one individual whose efforts on behalf of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry have largely gone unrecognized.

Voted Categories

Entrants face an industry vote, with the winner being whomever receives the most votes overall.

 

 

  • This category is for UK commercial air conditioning and/or refrigeration contractors. Please supply as much information as possible.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible, answering the following questions (where relevant):

    • Type of work undertaken
    • If offering design and build, list three design types undertaken in the past year
    • If offering service and maintenance, describe the scope of your service capability; what call-out arrangements are provided outside of normal office hours; what warranty is offered on new products or services?
    • List the methods you employ in the following: contract cost control, construction site operatives control, contract programme (or progress) control method, service operatives control.
    • How do you carry out: internal quality audits, inspection and testing, health and safety procedures?
    • Give a breakdown of your directly-employed workforce (no. of engineers [design, installation and service], no. of apprentices and trainees).
    • Do you use sub-contractors and, if so, how many, how often and for what services?
    • Indicate the type of qualifications held by your staff
    • How has your company developed in the last 12 months? (Briefly describe what changes or developments have been implemented. This might include developments in such matters as training, staffi ng, new business, expansion into new markets, new technology, etc)
    • Describe a contract completed in the last 12 months of which your company has reason to be proud.

     

  • This category is for current UK air conditioning and/or refrigeration customer service individuals. Please supply as much information as possible.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible, answering the following questions (where relevant):

    • Type of work undertaken
    • Describe how the individual exceeds expectations
    • Describe an instance the last 12 months of which the individual should be proud
    • Showing outstanding contribution to customers – in particular, areas or projects expectations have been exceeded
    • Fitting in with the team – people skills and relationship building
    • Testimonials from employer and customers
  • This category is for UK air conditioning and/or refrigeration contractors specialising in industrial installations. Please supply as much information as possible.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible, answering the following questions (where relevant):

    • Type of work undertaken
    • If offering design and build, list three design types undertaken in the past year
    • If offering service and maintenance, describe the scope of your service capability; what call-out arrangements are provided outside of normal office hours; what warranty is offered on new products or services?
    • List the methods you employ in the following: contract cost control, construction site operatives control, contract programme (or progress) control method, service operatives control.
    • How do you carry out: internal quality audits, inspection and testing, health and safety procedures?
    • Give a breakdown of your directly-employed workforce (no. of engineers [design, installation and service], no. of apprentices and trainees).
    • Do you use sub-contractors and, if so, how many, how often and for what services?
    • Indicate the type of qualifications held by your staff
    • How has your company developed in the last 12 months? (Briefl y describe what changes or developments have been implemented. This might include developments in such matters as training, staffi ng, new business, expansion into new markets, new technology, etc)
    • Describe a contract completed in the last 12 months of which your company has reason to be proud.
  • This award is open to any company operating in the UK air conditioning and refrigeration sectors for any online initiative implemented after November 1, 2016.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much information as possible. As a guide, it might also help to cover the following points (where relevant):

    • The nature and purpose of the initiative
    • The platform(s) it uses
    • Who it is aimed at and the product or service it delivers
    • Describe how effective the initiative has been and give any quantifiable results.
  • This category is for current UK air conditioning and/or refrigeration service engineers. Please supply as much information as possible.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible, answering the following questions (where relevant):

    • Type of work undertaken
    • Describe the scope of the individual’s service capability
    • Describe an instance the last 12 months of which the engineer should be proud
    • Showing outstanding contribution to the workplace – in particular, areas or projects expectations have been exceeded
    • Showing outstanding contribution to customers – in particular, areas or projects expectations have been exceeded
    • Fitting in with the team – people skills and relationship building
    • Testimonials from employer and customers
  • This category is for anyone at any level currently working in the UK air conditioning and/or refrigeration industry who has gone over and above the call of duty for their company. Please supply as much information as possible.

    To support your entry it is important to supply as much relevant information as possible, answering the following questions (where relevant):

    • Position
    • Describe the scope of the individual’s normal work.
    • Describe how the individual has gone over and above their normal work.
    • If nomination is for a single event, it must have taken place since 31 May 2016.
    • Testimonials
  • This award is open to all air conditioning and/or refrigeration wholesalers or distributors operating in the UK. For the purposes of this award, a wholesaler is defined as a company offering a wide range of products in the form of a ‘one-stop shop’ for the air conditioning and refrigeration engineer. A distributor will be an independent company looking after the sales and distribution of one or more companies or products.

    Your entry should include as much relevant information about your company as possible but, specifically what sets you apart from other product distributors. It might also help to cover the following topics (where relevant):

    • Details of branches and locations
    • Range of products supplied
    • Approximate value of stockholding
    • Normal hours of business and out-of-hours service
    • Type and speed of deliveries offered
    • Technical support
    • Design service
    • Training (for staff and customers)
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