BePOSITIVE AWARDS 2019 : And the winners are ...
Is it among the 28 nominees in the 4 categories of the BePOSITIVE AWARDS 2019 that the four winners of this 2019 edition have been chosen. 5 “Judge’s picks” were also designated by the panel.
EFFICIENT BUILDING Category
Winner : LE RELAIS METISSE with ISOLANT METISSE®
L’isolant Métisse® is the first biobased cotton wool insulation, recycled and bio-sourced, with natural fire protection.
Judges' pick : SAGEGLASS with SAGEGLASS HARMONY
Winner : KOMPOSITUBE with FURANFLEX
Furanflex is a thermosetting membrane that makes it possible to reach and thus rehabilitate all types of ducts.
Judges' pick : VENTILAIRSEC GROUP with ENJOYAIR
RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION & REGIONS Category
Winner : FRONIUS France with FRONIUS OHMPILOT
The Fronius Ohmpilot makes it possible to use the surplus of PV energy produced locally by supplying resistive devices (hot water tank, infrared heating, underfloor heating ...).
Judes' pick : IRFTS with PERGOSOLAR
FLAM'EXPO - Wood Energy Category
Winner : SUPRA with E-FIRE
E-FIRE : Remote ignition of the log stove by smartphone, safely, on demand, with maximum comfort.
Two judges' pick : BODART & GONAY with INFIRE EASY and FONDIS with CHEMINEE HYBRIDE
What are the BePOSITIVE Awards ?
A true showcase for innovation, the BePOSITIVE AWARDS trophies aim to highlight the products or services exhibited at the show, launched on the market for less than two years. The main selection criteria are innovation, performance, the link with the energy and digital transition of buildings and territories, the life cycle, usage, certifications, design and cost control.
Discover below the 28 products and services nominated for the BePOSITIVE Awards 2019 and specially selected by a jury of professionals in the following 4 categories:
EFFICIENT BUILDING Category sponsored by
Rewarding innovative solutions for high-performance buildings: BIM, digital solutions, building envelopes, insulation, biosourced materials, timber, joinery, door and window systems, etc.
This manufacturer of external joinery in wood or wood-aluminium, with excellent thermal and acoustic performances, presents the PARIETO WOOD-ALU 124 mixed window with a parietodynamic system and integrated, stand-alone by-pass. An air ventilation system between the glazing layers puts this window range in the upper reaches of high-performance thermal insulation.
With their Onfly offering, BIM&CO assists construction, engineering, and property development companies in managing their content—in the BIM sense of the term—in respect of all building products, be they generic or proprietary. The BIM objects are derived from several sources - object platform suppliers, various entities or partners, Onfly harmonizes and manages content.
BIMserver.center AR is a mobile application available from the AppleStore. It provides an easy way of immersively viewing a digital model in enhanced reality, comprising IFC models (Open BIM exchange standard) that can be used for sales support, verification of the superposition of models with existing ones, consultation of technical data in the model, and more.
FBT insulation makes and markets semi-rigid boards made of 90% straw from Camargue rice. P2R is a technical solution that aims to satisfy all projects that have limited space for meeting all the objectives set in the thermal regulations. Using PR panels with low emissivity, microperforated film on each face, which has excellent energy reflection characteristics, the product reflects 94% of infrared radiation and can thus increase the overall thermal resistance of the insulation along with physiological comfort.
Isolant Metisse® is the first biosourced insulation made from recycled, biosourced cotton wool with natural fire protection. Hygienic, recyclable insulation, with recycled cotton from “end of life” clothing, clean & dry, with no VOC (A+) emissions and guaranteed fungus free over time. It is designed based on the innovative recycling of cotton fibres, mainly coming from reusable denim. It, in turn, is also recyclable.
SageGlass Harmony is a unique, intelligent dynamic glazing solution that provides efficient, targeted solar control, excellent interior colour rendering, and elegant looks. It’s also a sustainable glazing solution—by adapting to outdoor conditions and maintaining the desired indoor temperature, it reduces the need for artificial lighting, heating, and air conditioning. All this leads to a building that meets the most stringent energy standards.
RESP’YR is a new benchmark biosourced system for external heat insulation, coupling high-quality mineral coatings and paints applied to high-performance timber insulation boards. The wood fibres can breathe, providing natural, static self-regulation of the air humidity inside the structure. When used in combination with mineral coatings, it guarantees a healthy, stable atmosphere.
RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION & REGIONS Category sponsored by
Rewarding innovative solutions in renewable energy sources and usage: renewable energy production, energy storage, consumption at source, network management, sustainable transportation, etc.
The QS1 is a single phase micro-inverter connecting 4 modules. The first of its kind, the QS1 is designed for connection to high-power modules up to 375W, with an AC output of 300W per channel—the highest there is for a micro-inverter. The unit also significantly reduces installation time and costs, replacing four conventional micro-inverter units for each QS1 installed while supplying four independent MPPTs.
Full Home Energy is an all-in-one system for reducing the number of applications and solutions dedicated to all the control functions in the home (heating, roller shutter opening/closing, security, own-use power generation, etc.). The company has developed a predictive algorithm that takes account of all the parameters for controlling and optimizing a home’s electricity consumption: temperature regulation in the home to suit its occupation, outdoor parameters, occupants’ habits, etc.
Fronius Ohmpilot enables excess locally produced solar energy to be used for powering resistive appliances (hot water cylinder, radiant heating, underfloor heating, etc.). There’s no need to reach a minimum energy production level: the whole of the surplus is injected into resistive appliances in real time, with the excess only being injected into the network once defined temperatures are achieved. The product therefore maximizes one’s own use of generated power without any energy losses.
Lyon company IRFTS presents PERGOSOLAR, a biovoltaic pergola for easily creating extra living space or a sheltered parking area, for example. It has a watertight, modular roof that generates electricity through an array of photocell panels and regulates ventilation and light intensity via motorized, pivoting slats.
This component with 4 glass/glass photovoltaic panels mounted on the MOBASOL S geared motor unit with its two axes tracks the sun all day long, adopting optimum position and tilt for the best possible output. The mechanical system rotates the 4 panels fitted to a single support.
POWIDIAN offers an energy production solution for the future that provides a real alternative to IC engine generators. Based on fuel cells used for transportation—a proven, sound technology—MobHyl Power® meets the exacting requirements of the energy transition and the new regulations.
The SolarEdge solar inverter for charging electric vehicles lets house owners charge their electric vehicle battery using solar energy, maximize their own use of home-generated power, lower their electricity bill, and shrink their carbon footprint. It’s the first and only solution in the world that converges PV generation and electric vehicle charging.
The MyReserve storage system from SOLARWATT enables solar energy to be put to work at night as well as during the day. With an outstanding yield of 99,2%, MyReserve Pack is the most efficient battery module in the world. Each lithium-ion battery module has a storage capacity of 2.4kWh. The storage system is modular according to needs and can go up to 60kWh.
HVAC Category sponsored by
Rewarding innovative solutions meeting the new energy performance requirements of buildings: thermal and atmospheric comfort, air treatment, regulation, maintenance, home automation, etc.
Furanflex is a thermo-hardening membrane for accessing then rehabilitating all kinds of duct. It also offers high-resistance substitution solutions for gas and wood heating and ventilation. Furanflex is suitable for all duct configurations, dimensions, and lengths, including the most complex shapes. There are no seals, no socketing, and it has high corrosion resistance.
The first CSTB technical approval for a classic, compact, non-condensation pellet boiler for 3 to 16kW heating requirements and domestic hot water with direct air intake/smoke flue: vertical intake/flue mounting possible (zone 2) as well as horizontal intake/flue mounting (zone 3). Until now, there hasn’t been such a thing as a non-condensation pellet boiler that can be fitted with combined intake/flue ducts. It’s something of a revolution in the world of wood energy !
Wall-mounted gas-fired condensation boiler, mixed, airtight, low class 6 NOx rating, extra-flat, “premix” modulating burner, electronic ignition, with front cover panel available in several colours. With its built-in “UFLY” controller that provides complete management of the operation and connection of the supplied ambience and outdoor probes, OSA provides ErP class A+ heating. Aluminium/silicon/magnesium heat exchanger for corrosion resistance, long service life, practically maintenance-free and silent running with high performance.
EnjoyAIR is a combination of two cutting edge technologies developed by AIRZONE and VENTILAIRSEC GROUP, using the air vector. EnjoyAIR is a 4-in-1 solution for heating, cooling, treating, and renewing the air in a home thanks to high-performance regulation per zone using an integrated system with reversible heat pump and connected thermostats. A smart blow-ventilation system filters and renews the air via a single blowing network, for simplicity of installation and space savings.
FLAM'EXPO - Wood Energy Category sponsored by
Rewarding wood energy solutions: fireplaces, stoves, closed hearths, fuels, flues and chimney stacks, components, accessories, etc.
The Infire Easy range of wood-burning closed hearths inserts wood are fitted with an electronic combustion control system. With this system, the combustion air is circulated to different places in the combustion chamber depending on the combustion cycle and sensor readings. The system comprises a motorized distribution flap, sensors, and an electronic control card. The mechanism is fitted with a mechanical safety device that automatically reduces the burn rate if electric power is lost, thereby avoiding overheating of the appliance. The closed hearth also includes convection fans and a control panel that blends in perfectly.
A wood-burning fireplace complemented by an air/water heat pump. The temperature and the seasons govern its operation: wood is burnt when the temperature is very cold, then if the user needs to be away from home, the heat pump takes over to maintain a background temperature in the house. The fire’s thermal inertia (the embers burn for around 8h) means that when the user comes home, all that is needed is more wood on the fire and off it goes again, stopping the heat pump on the way.
Novel technology with a renewed plug-in design, producing a true technological revolution, opens the way to a new generation of pellet stoves. The plug-in technology involves relocating the stove’s tank and technical components into a wall module. From then on, several cast-iron stove models can be connected to the original design. An ingenious, extremely simple cast iron everyday stove with Ove Plug-in Full Auto—take advantage of the revolutionary design and plug-in concept while enjoying the comfort of a latest-generation pellet stove: automatic ignition and extinguishing, thermostatic temperature regulation, standby function, hourly programming over the week.
These are the most technologically advanced products in the world in the field of fireplaces and built-in hearths and are intended for burning wood and pellets. The dual cleaning of the combustion chamber after burning pellets and wood means you don’t need to manually clean the hearth more than once a month. Automatic control system for the pellet and wood combustion process, which works by automatically controlling the air inlet and the exhaust fan.
REVERSE is an innovative, hybrid compact stove than runs on wood or pellets. Two combustion chambers and a single smoke outlet, a unique design that visually emphasizes the flame from the chosen fuel. With wood, runs either with a forced draught, created by actuating the fan, or by simple radiation, even with no electrical current. With pellets, 5 power ratings are available along with the “silent” function.
DIVA SLIM is a water stove running on pellets that incorporates all the features of a boiler: automatic cleaning of the turbulators, control by 3-way valve, management of a buffer cylinder (heating or domestic hot water), of a twinned boiler, of an ambience thermostat for summer mode (domestic hot water only) / winter mode (heating + domestic hot water), standard hydraulic kit. Its design and the materials used put this product in a class of its own.
The Relax 8 Globe Glass is a pellet stove with natural convection. It has two fans that can be actuated by the user, enabling the hot air flow to be shifted from the top to the front. The stove embraces many technologies: FCS (Fire Control System), automatic combustion control, system clean, as well as a self-cleaning brazier that reduces stove cleaning to once a month or so.
The Premium A-3RL-80h model is characterized by its innovative use of technology, its ecological working principle, its features, and its outstanding visual design, as well as the simplicity of its control system. The glazed complex construction provides a three-sided view of the magnificent dancing flames. It comes with intelligence—the S-Thermatik NEO electronic control is available as an extra and supplies the application with all necessary data, which is then controlled intuitively by simply running through the menu. The electronic assistant supplies full information on the fuel feed and the operational state as well as the room and oven temperatures.
E-FIRE : Remote ignition of the log stove by smartphone, on request, in full safety, with maximum comfort. Smoke reduced to a minimum, automatic top-down start-up on a pile of wood by means of a high-temperature electronic ceramic igniter, airtight-compatible stove with eco design.
E-SERVICE : The electronic e-service system lets the installer connect to the stove’s parameters. With this remote, simplified system, from anywhere in the world, the appliance can be interrogated to know its state, its detailed characteristics, its operating history, and also its technical parameters can be modified or adapted. Going a step further, professionals can serve and maintain a full array of complete, operating appliances with optimized travel.
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A huge thanks to all the candidates for their participation !
Rediscover other products and services that have applied for the BePOSITIVE Awards.
- ALPAC with PRECADRE HEAT-INSULATING LU-AIR FOR EXTERIOR JOINERY
- AMZAIR with AMZAIR CONNECT
- BARBAS BELLFIRES with BARBAS BOX PANORAMA
- BODART & GODAY with CLAP!
- CLOUWI FRANCE - LONVIE with CLOUWI FRANCE
- COOL ROOF FRANCE with THERMO-REFLECTIVE RESIN COOL ROOF
- EDYA with EDYAG' - THE DIAGNOSIS SLUDGE
- ENPHASE ENERGY with IQ7
- FINOPTIM with FARO
- GSE INTEGRATION with GSE PAC'SYSTEM
- HAAS+SOHN with ENGADIN
- KACO with BLUEPLANET 125 TL3
- LA NORDICA-EXTRAFLAME with TERRY PLUS
- LAUDEVCO - KLOVER with MODELE SOFT FROM KLOVER
- MISAPOR with MISAPOR STANDARD PLUS 10/50
- MYLIGHT SYSTEMS with MYPROPORTAL
- NED with GEN'HOME - NOMATIC ENERGY GENERATOR
Stand 6P30 / 6P36
- PERGE with OPTIPAC : AIR/WATER HEAT PUMP FUEL OR GAS HYBRID
- POLY-PAC / GALLINA with ARCOTHERM
- POB with FARO BY POB
- Q CELLS with C.FLAT-G5
- SAELEN ENERGIE with HEIZOCONNECCT
Stand 6J46 / 6J50
- SUPRA with E-CONTROL
- TERMOFOL with TERMOFOL
- ZCS with AZZURRO - HYBRID STORAGE INVERTER