OBEC Rising Star Award

If you know someone new to the building science industry (min 5-10 years knowledge) who, has consistently promoted better functioning of the building envelope, and thereby has or will continue to make a substantial contribution to building science within the context of the building envelope, please consider nominating them for the Rising Star Award.  The honouree(s) will be invited to make a 20-minute presentation for which the Award is presented.
Nominations for the 2023 award season will open January 1, 2023.

Past Winners

2021 Rising Star Award Winner – Dr. Marianne Touchie

2019 Rising Star Award Winner – Jennifer Hogan

We are proud to announce that the first 2017 recipient of the Rising Star Award is Liam O’Brien from Carleton University

OBEC is proud to announce a new award this year – The Rising Star Award - This new award will be given out biennially to recognize individuals that demonstrate exceptional knowledge of the design, construction, and performance of the building envelope.  We are proud to announce that the 2017 recipient is Liam O’Brien from Carleton University.