Emerson Climate Technologies Launches 7th Edition Of The Emerson Cup –
A Competition That Recognizes Innovative HVACR Solutions For Empowering
Committed to energy & environment responsibility, The Emerson Cup 2014 recognizes the role of technology and system design in India
PUNE, May 21, 2014: Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd., a business of Emerson, today launched the 7th edition of The Emerson Cup 2014. The Emerson Cup, an annual competition instituted by Emerson Climate Technologies, recognizes outstanding designs and innovations for projects in the Air- conditioning & Refrigeration categories in India. As one of the most influential competitions in the industry, The Emerson Cup receives a large number of outstanding projects from all over India and follows a rigorous selection process for winning entries by an independent jury panel.
Committed to promote energy efficient technologies, exploring outstanding environmentally responsible products and solutions, and awarding enterprises and professionals who have made great contributions, The Emerson Cup’s latest edition has made several changes this year, including the addition of ‘Cold Chain design application’ as an award category, to support the current growth of cold storage and food preservation industry in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Sridar Narayanswami – Vice President & Managing Director, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd., said, “It is heartening to see the momentum this competition has gained over the last six years of its existence in India. The Emerson Cup provides a valuable platform for showcasing the emerging trends and practices amongst industry professionals, combined with the availability of high quality technology today.” He further added, “We have specifically introduced ‘Cold Chain application’ as a category this year recognizing the huge growth this sector is bound to see in India given the current scale of fruits and vegetables wastage. With this step we are aiming to encourage design and innovation in high quality cold storage infrastructure development.
The competition has, for the first time, also introduced a two stage application process with the aim of encouraging more entries. In the first stage, the applicant has to just submit the nomination form along with a 500 word design intent on his/her project. It is only after the Jury’s preliminary selection that the complete application will need to be submitted.
The Emerson Cup 2014 once again has a distinguished panel of judges consisting of industry experts in the fields of green building, energy efficiency, engineering, HVAC designs and architecture. The competition will accept nominations for energy efficient and innovative projects from India across the field of Air-conditioning & Cold Chain technologies.
Participation in The Emerson Cup competition is open to engineers, architects, consultants, developers, institutional owners and end-users. The award categories for 2014 are:
- New Project
- Retrofit Project
- Cold Chain Project
- Project with Emerson Technologies
Each award category has two winners – one for a project from metropolitan cities and another one from emerging markets. Metropolitan cities include Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi (NCR), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai (Navi Mumbai) and Pune. All other cities across India fall under ‘Emerging Markets’ category. Each of these awards carry a monetary prize of Rs One Lakh.
The Emerson Cup 2014 nominations are being accepted now and will remain open until 15th June. Successful applications will be informed individually and asked to submit their complete entry by 21st July, 2014.
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About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit www.EmersonClimate.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.