Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd., a business of Emerson, announced the winners of The Emerson Cup 2014 at an award ceremony held during the Indian Green Building Conference at Hyderabad on September 5. It is an annual competition that recognizes outstanding designs and innovations for air conditioning and refrigeration projects in India. The high quality of entries shows the industry’s commitment to innovation and energy efficiency. The Emerson Cup 2014 had four award categories – New Building, Retrofit Building, Cold Chain and Project with Emerson Technology. Cold Chain design as a category was introduced this year to support the growth of cold storage and food preservation industry in the country. In the Retrofit category for emerging cities, the award was won by Airtech HVAC Pvt. Ltd. for their project Shri Ganpati Netaralya Hospital, Jalna. The winner from the Retrofit - metropolitan cities category was bagged by IBS Gulf Design Pvt. Ltd. for the HVAC retrofit at Standard Chartered Bank, Mumbai. The New Building category saw the highest response this year, with the emerging cities category being won by Architecture Discipline along with Gupta Consultants for the project Hotel Mana Ranakpur at Udaipur. Bearys Properties & Developments Pvt. Ltd. was declared the winner for the New Building – metropolitan cities category for their project Bearys Global Research Triangle at Bangalore. The Jury, recognizing the quality of entries this year, decided to declare a Jury’s Special Mention Award to Architect Sourabh Gupta, Archohm for the project Dilli Haat, New Delhi. The newly introduced Cold Chain category saw the emerging cities award being won by Gubba Cold Storage for the project Seed Cold Storage, Hyderabad. The metropolitan cities category in Cold Chain was won by Thermal Energy Service Solutions Pvt. Ltd. for the project Plugnchill Fuel Free Refrigeration System, Mumbai. In the category\ of Project with Emerson Technologies, the award was bagged by Vodafone India Ltd. for their project Vodafone Mobile Telecom Exchange, Lucknow. The Emerson Cup 2014 had an eminent Jury consisting of industry experts in the fields of green buildings, energy efficiency, engineering, HVACR designs and architecture who evaluated all the entries independently and selected the winners. Dr. PC Jain, Chairman of CII-IGBC was the guest speaker at the event. To know more about The Emerson Cup, connect at Facebook, Twitter, Slideshare and You-tube.