UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


CIBSE Building Simulation Group Student Prize awarded

15 April 2013

Yair Schwartz from University College London has won the first Building Simulation Group Student Prize.He scooped the £1,000 award for his dissertation,titled Variations in results of different building energy simulation tools and their impact on BREEAM and LEED ratings: A case study.

The CIBSE Building Simulation Group Student Prize2012 was awarded for the best research project at Master’ degree level or equivalent, which includes a major element on the development or application of building simulation tools. The 2012 prize, open to students from UK and overseas universities, was the first to be awarded by the group. This year’s prize focused on the ‘validity of building performance simulation'. The prize will be presented at an upcoming CIBSE BSG event to be held in June at UCL

Additional news is featured in the CIBSE Journal Article (January Issue):http://www.cibsejournal.com/archive/2013-01/