Alan Braybrook of Sontay was recognised for Outstanding Contribution of the Year at the Building Controls Industry Association Awards in Birmingham last night.
Jon Belfield, President of the BCIA, said: “I am delighted to present this award to Alan. He has dedicated his entire working life to the HVAC sector, rising through the ranks to being instrumental in transforming the focus of Sontay onto the international stage.”
Greg Smith of E.ON Control Solutions clinched the Young Engineer of the Year Award after 'demonstrating his application of knowledge, great communication skills and successful building controls achievements during his apprenticeship'. E.ON Control Solutions also claimed the Best Service & Maintenance Provider Award for 'exceeding client objectives and raising the bar for the level of support they provide'.
Portal Building Controls scooped the Energy Management Award for the London School of Economics energy refit which, as a result of their involvement, is achieving upwards of £230,000 per annum in energy savings. The Technical Innovation of the Year – Products Award was won by Global Associates for their 'innovative product, global spaces, which interfaces clients’ room booking and reservation systems within the BEMS environment'.
Demand Logic clinched the Technical Innovation of the Year – Projects Award following installation of their Data Acquisition Device (DAD) at 155 Moorgate which identified projected savings of £25,000 per year, while One Sightsolutions won the Contribution to Training Award for their 'first-class service and professional training facilities'.
Jon Belfield said: “It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate the achievements of the industry’s finest. I would like to offer my congratulations to all of the winners and thank all of the sponsors and media partners for their continued support.”