This award recognizes the developer who constructs an exemplary green building or renovates on the Romanian market. This award has two sections:

  • Green Building Project of the Year - Small Projects (< 500m²)
  • Green Building Project of the Year - Large Projects (> 500m²)

Note | Please read first the submission criteria for this award posted here below.

The projects can be both, new construction or significant renovation efforts.

Buildings must be commissioned, permitted for occupancy and with the Energy Performance Certificate (as mandated by Romanian law in accordance with the Energy Performance for Buildings Directive) issued by December 31, 2014. A copy of the commissioning and occupancy permit and Energy Performance must be included in the project's case study that has to be published on 

The case study has to be completed above 80% so it can be translated and published on the international platform as well (please make sure you supply information about the developer, the architect, general contractor, other companies associated with the project, tenants (optional), date commissioned/occupancy permit issued, cost of project, environmental and sustainable innovations of project within the respective chapters). At Description please mention also how great an impact did the project have on meeting the RoGBC’s stated goal of greening the construction industry, media coverage, iconic landmark .

A separate document with

  • english version for fields that require text entry ,
  • contact details of person nominating project (name, phone number, email),
  • person nominated to accept the award on behalf of the initiative  (this is the one person who will receive the invitation to attend the Gala award dinner as a guest of the RoGBC  if this award is selected by the jury on to the “short list” of three nominees.  This is transferable but must be communicated to the organizers no later than July 11, 2015)

to be posted on RoGBC Awards Community Files .

Please contact the RoGBC team for more information:

  • regarding the uploading process and how the platform works : Mihaela Nicolau ,  Construction21 Content Manager, , mobil: 0732 603 742
  • details about  RoGBC Gala Awards : Alex Mocanu at, mobil: 0745 469 287


Here are the categories on a score sheet for the use of the jury to indicate potential scoring:

Urban Environment  | This category refers to if the site makes use of virgin land as opposed to previously developed, or even more sustainably on brown fields. This also refers to the degree to which the soil is conserved, protected against erosion, the local ecological disturbance is minimized, trees are protected or saved and if new ecological niches for animals are generated by green roofs for example.  (Mark out of a possible 10 points)


  • Water Efficiency | This category is meant to reflect the degree to which the project makes good use of water resources in all respects. This includes water provided from the city, drinking water imported to the office, rain water and surface water. Do they employ low flow fixtures and water efficient restrooms? Have they made an effort to reduce waste and energy consumption with respect to bottled drinking water? Have efforts been made to make use of rain water or increase retention on site and aquifer recharge? (Mark out of a possible 10 points)
  • Indoor Environmental Quality / Health and Wellbeing | This refers to the focus of the project on the health of the occupants and the creation of an environment that promotes health lifestyle. This is accomplished with, good air quality through low VOC emitting materials, good ventilation, good exhaust, filtering, indoor plants  and air quality monitoring. Other aspects that promote health and well being like bicycle parking spaces and change rooms, vegetated terraces for eating and working should also be considered.  Information within case study's Environment Chapter (Mark out of a possible 10 points)

Energy and Renewables & Systems | This category refers to both the active and passive elements. Passive elements like insulation, effective solar design and shading, natural ventilation etc. Active elements are efficient smart lighting systems, fuel efficient furnaces and chillers, renewable energy sources and power generation.   (Mark out of a possible 20 points)

Products | This category looks at the materials used in construction. Are a significant portion of the materials recycled or reused from post consumer products? Have the materials be identified as having low impact manufacturing in terms of pollution generated and energy consumed? Has a construction waste been minimized onsite? Do the materials come from local sources?  (Mark out of a possible 10 points)

Stakeholders - Innovative Design | Has this project employed elements that draw attention to green building and the project through their aesthetic appeal and innovative solutions to problems? (Mark out of a possible 10 points)

Impact | How great an impact did the project have on meeting the RoGBC’s stated goal of greening the construction industry? Media coverage, iconic landmark etc. (Mark out of a possible 10 points)

 Number of Likes  received for the Article posted on News section of can obtain a mark out of a possible 20Points



Ultima actualizare la 09-07-2015 de Mihaela Nicolau


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