T&C

TERMS AND CONDITIONS BUILDING

Awards to Pools in Operation

1. Entries for the 2015 Pools in Operation Awards can be those of residential swimming pools, wellness centres and recreational sports facilities, either newly built or refurbished, completed between September 1st 2013 and August 31st 2015.

2. The works submitted for these awards may be presented by any of the participating agents.

3. The participation is free of charge. Candidates must register on-line via the registration form or register and attach the following information:

  • Work sheet (see example): this sheet comprises 2 pages and needs to be delivered in A4 and .pdf format. The first page must contain:

– Brief description of the work.

– Agents who participated in the construction.

– Location, date of completion, photographs in jpg format.

– Other documentation necessary to understand the work.

The second page must contain technical graphic information (catalogues, drawings, certifications…)

– Pictures in .jpg format, with a maximum of 8 and the drawings which help to understand the work, even if these images have been attached in the second page of the work sheet.

– Document or certification proving the date of the end of the work, in .jpg or .pdf format.

Files will be submitted in a compressed zip or rar which will not exceed 25 Mbytes.

4. The participation will only be valid if the information detailed in section 3 is provided. Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Awards’ Technical Secretary is the property of The Catalonia Institute of Construction Technology – ITeC, carrer de Wellington 19, ES08018 Barcelona.

The deadline for submission of documentation is 2.00 pm, September 22nd 2015.

5. The organization of these Awards will have the right to reproduce information and images of the selected participants in all the platforms considered. Participants which not become selected will not be published.

6. The Jury will be formed by recognized professionals. The members of the Jury will be made public during the Awards ceremony when results will be announced.

7. The Jury may request additional information if needed.

8. The Jury will give its awards based on the innovation aspects of the building and of its sustainable criteria during its use of resources and its life cycle.

9. The Jury will give the following Awards:

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Residential Swimming Pool Award

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Wellness Centre Award

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Public Swimming Pool Award

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Swimming Pool Renovation Award

The Jury, will select a maximum of 4 proposals, amongst the works registered, and in addition to the award, some mentions could be given.

10. The Award consists of a commemorative diploma and a trophy, which will be presented to the companies, contractors and technical personnel that have been involved in the construction of the building.

Mentions and selected works will also receive a commemorative diploma.

11. The Awards will not be declared void or granted on an ex aequo basis.

12. Resolution of any incident arising with regard to the adjudication of the Awards will be the sole responsibility of the Jury. The Jury’s decisions will be final.

13. The announcement of the Jury’s decision and the Awards Ceremony will take place in a public event during Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015.

14. Participation in the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Awards To Pools In Operation implies acceptance of these rules.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS PRODUCT

Innovative Product Award and Sustainable Product Award

1. All the products or processes exhibited at the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 and submitted in response to this call for entries, will be eligible for the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Innovative Product Award and the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Sustainable Product Award.

2. The products submitted for consideration for these Awards must be entered by the individual or legal entity that rents the space where they are exhibited at the Piscina Barcelona International Aquatic Exhibition.

3. Participation is free of charge. Candidates must register on-line via the registration form or register and attach the following information:

  • On-line register with a brief description of the product and the details of its innovative or sustainable aspects.
  • Technical and graphic information (catalogues, drawings, certifications…) in .pdf .jpg or .doc format.
  • Pictures in .jpg format (a minimum of 2).

The files must be sent compressed in a zip or rar file no bigger than 25 Mb.

4. The participation will only be valid if the information detailed in section 3 is provided.

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Awards’ Technical Secretary is the property of  The Catalonia Institute of Construction Technology – ITeC, carrer de Wellington 19, ES08018 Barcelona..

The deadline for submission of documentation is 2.00 pm, September 22nd 2015.

5. The organization of these Awards will have the right to reproduce information and images of the selected participants in all the platforms considered. Participants not selected will not be revealed.

6. The Jury will be formed by recognized professionals. The members of the Jury will be announced during the Awards ceremony when results will be given.

7. The Jury may request additional information if needed.

8. The Jury will award the Piscina Barcelona 2015 Product Innovation Award to a product, system or service that represents a major contribution with  a new approach to the construction process, use or maintenance of residential swimming-pools, wellness centres and recreational sports facilities.

9. The Jury will award the Piscina Barcelona 2015 Product Sustainability Award to a product or system that represents a major contribution in the efficient use of resources (water, energy, raw materials) and showing respect for the environment during its life cycle (manufacturing, construction setting up, use, deconstruction and recycling).

10. The Jury will award the Piscina Barcelona 2015 Product Innovation and the Product Sustainability Award to those it considers the be the best. The Jury, will select a maximum of 4 proposals, amongst the products registered, and in addition to the award, some mentions could be given.

11. The Award consists of a commemorative diploma and a trophy which will be presented to the individual or legal entity that has submitted the product.

The products selected and those awarded a mention will receive a diploma.

12. The Awards may not be declared vacant or granted on an ex aequo basis.

13. Resolution of any incident arising with regard to the adjudication of the Awards will be the sole responsibility of the Jury. The Jury’s decisions will be final.

14. The announcement of the Jury’s decision and the awards ceremony will take place in a public event during the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Exhibition.

15. The winning products and those receiving a special mention may publicize the distinction received in their technical documentation.

16. Participation in the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 Product Awards implies acceptance of these Rules.