Our aim is to give prominence to those leading the energy management industry and inspire others to follow in the same footsteps.

Finalists Announced

29 Regiment -The Royal Logistic Corps
Bourne Leisure Ltd
Energy and Technical Services Ltd
Energy Management LLP
eSight Energy
HE Consulting s.r.o.
Highland Council
Huntingdonshire District Council
Kelda Technology
London Metropolitan University
Next Control Systems
Peterborough Environment City Trust
Royal Mail
STC Energy
The Behaviouralist
Unite Students
University of Aberdeen
Vinci Facilities
Vinci Plc

The winners and highly commended in the following categories will be announced at a ceremony on 22 November at 3.30 pm in the Knowledge, Skills and Experience theatre at EMEX at the ExCel, Exhibition Centre in London.

Energy Manager of the Year Junior Energy Management Professional of the Year
Energy Management Team of the Year Energy Management Consultancy Service of the Year
Energy Reduction Product of the Year Water Reduction Product of the Year
The Most Inspiring Energy Reduction Project of the Year EMA Member of the Year – nominated by the EMA
Energy Reduction Project through Organisational Behaviour Change of the Year

The 2016 EMA ENERGY MANAGEMENT AWARDS' winners were:

Mitch Layng - M&G Real Estate - Energy Manager
Nora Balint – Walgreens Boots Alliance - Junior Energy Management Professional
Bourne Leisure Energy Management Team - Energy Management Team
Crowberry Consulting Ltd - Energy Management Consultancy Service
National Trust - Energy Reduction Project through Organisational Behaviour Change
NG Bailey/Land Securities –The Most Inspiring Energy Reduction Project
Honeywell - Trend Controls Systems - Energy Reduction Product
Vassia Paloumbi - EMA Member – nominated by the EMA
Amongst the Highly Commended were:
Hilton Energy Management Team - Energy Management Team
Tata Consultancy Services - Energy Management Consultancy Service
Green PEA by Borough of Poole - Energy Reduction Project through Organisational Behaviour Change


Energy Manager of the Year
Mitch Layng - M&G Real Estate

After 38 years in the building services sector, both as design and operational engineer, Mitch took up the position of Portfolio Energy Manager at M&G Real Estate in 2012 and identified a need for a strategic approach on energy management, along with a vision to put in place a process to achieve energy reductions across the extensive and diverse managed portfolio. Having introduced a management strategy that focused on no and low cost initiatives across the managed portfolio, results from this started to show within one year, and energy reductions have continued year on year.

Junior Energy Management Professional
NORA BALINT, Walgreens Boots Alliance

After completing her master’s degree in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship, Nora’s interest in the energy arena was reinforced. Seeking a career path that aligned with this passion, she joined Boots as an Energy Manager in September 2015, where her potential and tangible passion for environmental issues accorded with Boots’ long history of corporate social responsibility and keen focus on the sustainability agenda.

Energy Management Team
Bourne Leisure Energy Management Team

The Energy Management Team at Bourne Leisure is a small, passionate and highly effective team, responsible for year on year energy consumption reductions across the organisation’s portfolio over the past 5 years. The team reports directly to the Chief Executive of Bourne Leisure, and have worked hard to put sustainability high on the Board and Investor agenda's. They have a range of complementary skills, from analytics and risk management to facilities management and energy management in the built environment.

EMA Member of the Year
Vassia Paloumbi

Vassia has been working in the Environmental/ Energy management and Sustainability sector since 2007 having completed a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She is now working for the Bank of England as the Bank’s Energy and Environmental Manager and has previously helped a London council and Tate Gallery address their environmental impact and put measures in place to reduce it while still expanding their operation. Vassia was an integral part in the development and opening of the new Tate Modern, setting new standards in environmental sustainability for the cultural sector.

Energy Reduction Project through Organisational Behaviour Change
National Trust

The Fit for the Future Network’s mission is to ensure that all organisations are sharing best practice and collaborating to become more sustainable. We have more than 80 members ranging from charities and landowners to businesses and public sector organisations. These include The National Trust, the RNLI, Oxfam GB, Tate and the RSPB. The Network engages employees to bring about green behaviour change, and deliver emission and waste reduction initiatives through knowledge-sharing and collaboration.

The Most Inspiring Energy Reduction Project
NG Bailey/Land Securities

A 12-month energy reduction scheme for Land Securities, delivered by NG Bailey, has led to a nine per cent fall in energy use at a number of the property company’s key London sites. The jointly-funded, cost-neutral pilot scheme exceeded the energy saving target set by Land Securities, the UK’s largest commercial property company. The significant energy reduction has led to Land Securities expanding the scheme to a further 10 sites in the capital that are maintained by NG Bailey, the UK’s leading independent engineering, IT and facilities services business.

Energy Management Consultancy Service
Crowberry Consulting Ltd

Crowberry Consulting Ltd is an environment, ethics and energy consultancy based in Chorley, Lancashire. Established in 2006 by Becky Toal it supports business to implement environmental, energy and ethical standards to reduce risk, increase compliance and support governance by offering consultancy, training and internal audits. We support business to the ISO 50001 family and energy auditing with our very own App. We work both across the UK and internationally to support our customers on their low carbon journeys.

Energy Reduction Product
Honeywell - Trend Controls Systems

IQCEO delivers precise, dynamic control of a buildings heating and ventilation systems using state of the art statistical modelling and predictive control techniques. With multiple variables constantly changing, which can impact a building’s environmental performance and occupant comfort, the addition of IQCEO to the buildings BEMS enables continuous adjustment of the control parameters in real time. Early installations of IQCEO report between 15-35% additional energy savings and importantly no detrimental impact on comfort conditions.


Once again congratulations to all winners and highly commended, and we look forward to the EMA Energy Management Awards 2017.
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