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WFES promises window on the future of sustainable living

At the 7th annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, hosted by Masdar, 30,000 attendees from 172 countries will have the chance to see first-hand the latest products and solutions in sustainable living. The Sustainable Living Expo (SLE) will showcase an actual-size home and a prototype hotel suite demonstrating how energy- and water-efficient [...]

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Year-long study reveals the truth about water usage in the UAE

 A year-long investigation into the water use at 150 homes in Abu Dhabi will form an important basis of future supply and conservation policies. It examined both internal and external water usage and has been hailed as the most complete examination carried out in the UAE. Today the Regulation and Supervision Bureau (the Bureau) announced [...]

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Green building trends in the Middle East

Carrier and Otis convened their Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series in the Middle East last month to inform participants about green building opportunities. John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer at UTC Building & Industrial Systems, speaks to Lorraine Bangera about emerging green practices in the UAE The lecture series provided participants the opportunity to obtain LEED training, [...]

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BGreen Seminar Series : Energy Efficiency Early in Construction

Sustainability managers, engineers, architects, developers and consultants met in Dubai for the BGreen Seminar series the day after the announcement that the city would host Expo 2020. And as the construction industry prepared for the new shot in the arm, it added an extra dimension to the two seminars: Energy Efficiency Early in Construction and [...]

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A chilling reduction

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB) is the independent regulatory body for the water, wastewater and electricity sector of Abu Dhabi. Through unique initiatives to collect and share information, RSB’s Powerwise office works to create understanding and awareness of the critical issues surrounding the consumption of electricity and promote sustainable consumption. The Bureau’s ongoing energy [...]

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10 clean energy projects that matter

  Noor 1 Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant Project Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build Noor 1 photovoltaic solar power plant with capacity of 100 MW. COUNTRY: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) BUDGET: $600,000,000 CLIENT: Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (MASDAR) CONTRACTORS: Not Applicable CONSULTANTS: Lahmeyer International has been appointed technical consultant REMARKS: [...]

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