London-based Guru Systems has been shortlisted for CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards in the ‘Product Innovation – Energy Saving Product or Innovation’ category.

Its Guru Pinpoint technology is one of six innovations up for the accolade next year.

The web-based platform uses powerful machine learning algorithms to diagnose inefficiencies on heat networks and provides vital performance and operational data to designers and operators of the energy systems.

The CIBSE Building Performance Awards recognise the people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment.

The awards focus on actual, measured performance, not design intent or performance specifications.

Guru Pinpoint was launched in April 2016 to leading industry figures after a year-long project with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Guru Systems piloted Pinpoint on four projects across the UK and is now being used more widely by operators to ensure schemes live up to design standards.

Thanks to Guru Pinpoint and onsite interventions, on one of the pilot sites Guru Systems was able to determine the root cause of inefficiency on the network and deliver a 68% reduction in heat network losses.

Casey Cole, Managing Director of Guru Systems, said: “CIBSE is incredibly well respected across the sector and we are honoured to have our hard work recognised by the judges and awards team through this shortlisting.”

Guru Systems will find out if it has been successful at an awards ceremony on February, 7 at the Park Lane Hotel in London.