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Is the scarcity of contractors affecting the MidEast’s retrofit market?

Is the scarcity of contractors affecting the MidEast’s retrofit market?

Investment in retrofitting is on the up as building owners cash in on the benefits of eco-friendly properties, but a lack of specialist contractors on the ground threatens to derail development


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Can better contractor selection mitigate project delays?

Can better contractor selection mitigate project delays?

Careful selection of contractor and collaboration through joint risk mitigation is key to the successful delivery of construction projects
 
Healthcare MEP needs better design and coordination

Healthcare MEP needs better design and coordination

The design and coordination of healthcare buildings is by its very nature challenging, JPW's managing director, Gary Walton, says
 
Special Report: Energy-efficient HVAC systems on the rise

Special Report: Energy-efficient HVAC systems on the rise

Pramodh Idicheria, executive director, Leminar Air Conditioning Company, writes about the ongoing trends in the HVAC sector
 
How does retrofitting make buildings more sustainable?

How does retrofitting make buildings more sustainable?

A well-planned retrofit approach can make a building’s performance more efficient and sustainable
 

 

The high price of poor power quality

The high price of poor power quality

John Walker, engineering director, JPW Consulting Group, and Ian C Evans, managing director, Sentinel Power Quality Group 
 
Is it time for geothermal air conditioning in GCC?

Is it time for geothermal air conditioning in GCC?

Hydro-geological research and thermal testing are where future investment is needed
 
Transforming the MEP industry through cleantech

Transforming the MEP industry through cleantech

Three major cleantech transformations have already occurred in the UAE 
 
Week in review: Back-up gensets at Dubai landmarks

Week in review: Back-up gensets at Dubai landmarks

The directive to install back-up power generators at landmark developments in Dubai will comprehensively benefit the emirate's building supply chain
 
Comment: Choosing the right ESCO

Comment: Choosing the right ESCO

It is necessary for the end client to engage with the right ESCO
 
Special Report – Mandating BIM

Special Report – Mandating BIM

The concept of BIM might not be new, but its full utilisation still remains a novelty
 
Retrofitting an answer to energy efficiency

Retrofitting an answer to energy efficiency

Existing buildings, as opposed to those newly constructed, account for the vast majority of energy consumption in the residential and commercial sector
 
Integrate MEP systems at the design stage

Integrate MEP systems at the design stage

Westin Doha Hotel & Spa benefitted from the integration of MEP systems at the design stage, a practice that should become standard across the industry
 
Rubber World Industries' big ambitions after Big 5

Rubber World Industries' big ambitions after Big 5

Rubber World Industries reveals how it is capitalizing on its appearance at The Big 5 in Dubai last November
 
CIBSE UAE launched

CIBSE UAE launched

Chewpieng Ryan, chair of CIBSE UAE, outlines the new organisation’s aspirations
 
MEP Recruitment outlook 2017

MEP Recruitment outlook 2017

James Mowat, international manager of Energi People, shares his insights about the MEP jobs market in the GCC for 2017
 



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