Decarbonising the built environment celebrated at A to Z Awards

Last night, Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST)’s first ever Accelerate to Zero Awards took centre stage. During the ceremony held at BaAD in central Glasgow, 20 businesses, individuals and organisations were celebrated for their contribution and dedication to decarbonising the built environment across 11 different categories.

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Hosted by stand-up comedian and former electrician Susie McCabe, the Awards took place after the BE-ST Fest Summit and ahead of the International Retrofit Conference which takes place today.  


The winners of the Awards were:  

Gamechanger Award 

Winner: Loco Home Retrofit CIC  

Highly Commended: Morgan Sindall   


Diversity and Inclusion Award 

Winner: Women in Property  


BE Changemaker Award sponsored by NorDan 

Winner: Chloë Yuill  

Highly Commended: Cameron Galloway  


Collaborative Partnership Award  

Winner: Retrofit Balsall Heath  

Highly Commended: Novoville and partners  


Green Skills Award sponsored by Cohesive 

Winner: Timber TED  

Highly commended: Smith Scott Mullan Associates  


Green Technology Award 

Winner: Integrated Environmental Solutions   

Highly commended: OnGen Expert   


Circular Economy Award sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland and Scottish Forestry 

Winner: Kenoteq  

Highly Commended: EGG Lighting   


Just Transition Award 

Winner: Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh   

Highly Commended: Retrofit Balsall Heath   


Retrofit Award sponsored by AtkinsRéalis 

Winner: John Gilbert Architects 

Highly Commended: Energiesprong 


A to Z Hero Award 

Winner: Agile City  


BE-ST Beacon Award  

Winner: Emily Carr   

Winner: Robert Hairstans   



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