The following criteria will be used in judging the entries (Individual or Team) according to the Award Category - Section 10
Entry's scope shall represent best practices in energy and resource management to drive the following values:
- Creativity & Innovation - in terms of demonstrated systems and processes, influencing energy technologies, and opportunities with potential for further development and transferability to others.
- Energy Efficiency - representing reduction of specific energy consumption through general housekeeping measures, best practices, retrofitting inefficient equipment and new projects in the use of energy
- Increase of Renewable Energy share in the energy source portfolio - use of renewable energy such as solar, wind, biomass, biogas and other cleaner energy sources and gradual reduction of dependence on non-renewable energy sources.
- Economic, Social & Environmental Impact - potential to delivering significant benefits including improvements in quality of life, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and supporting sustainable energy, in addition, to building knowledge capacity and corporate social responsibility.
- Entries must be able to demonstrate how effective they have been in delivering intended objectives and demonstrated performance supported by facts and figures on how it has been successful in the listed category. For example, for the Energy Efficiency category, entries must showcase results related to energy savings such as saving in water, electricity, fuel, chemicals and/or other resources.
- Entries shall display environmental impact assessment for implementing a given energy management or energy conversation project/programme.
- Entries shall show how money is saved through a lifecycle cost analysis by outlining its payback period and Internal Rate of Return (IRR).
- Entries shall address innovative and creative aspects through demonstrating the applied process, technology and employed methodology.
- Entries shall showcase successful examples of energy efficient projects and initiatives that can be replicated and reproduced elsewhere by outlining its market needs and ease of use.
- Entries shall exhibit involvement of stakeholders such as customers, audiences, and end-users in a given project or programme during its development and/or after completion to highlight the raised awareness and, where feasible, demonstrate shared knowledge with others.
- Entries shall demonstrate plans for continuous improvement in the future.