Innovation to be rewarded at the Piscina Barcelona Show

by Kate Corney | 03 Jul 2013

The most innovative and sustainable products and processes will be recognised by the Piscina Barcelona Show Awards 2013.

The contest is open to processes completed in the last two years as well as products exhibited at the show which have been designed according to sustainability criteria, such as the use of recyclable materials, efficient use of resources and respect for the environment.

A panel of judges, selected by the Institut de Tecnologia de la Construccio de Catalunya, IteC, will give Piscina Barcelona 2013 Awards to the best entries in three categories: Domestic Swimming Pools; Wellness Centres; and Sports and Recreational Facilities.

The Piscina Barcelona 2013 Award for Innovation will be given to the product or service that has used an innovative approach in the construction, use or maintenance of swimming pools, wellness centres and sports and recreational facilities.

The Sustainability Award will be given to the product that guarantees efficient use of resources (water, energy, raw materials) and respect for the environment throughout its lifecycle (manufacture, use, dismantling and recycling).

The judges will be looking at entries which have used sustainability and innovation in their construction completed between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2013.

They will assessing exhibiting firms which participate with their products, building companies, architectural studios, promoters and experts that have participated in building or rehabilitating domestic swimming pools, wellness centres or sports and recreational facilities in the last two years.

The diploma awards will be presented during the Piscina Barcelona Show. Registration can be made online at the show's website www.salonpiscina.com by 2pm on 19 September 2013.

The most innovative and sustainable products and processes will be recognised by the Piscina Barcelona Show Awards 2013. The contest is open to processes completed in the last two years as well as products exhibited at the show which have been designed according to sustainability criteria, such as the use of recyclable materials, efficient use of resources and respect for the environment. A panel of judges, selected by the Institut
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