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April 28th, 2018


Solar retrofits prove functional and cost-efficient

While the cost of retrofit programmes typically outweighs their operational benefits to building owners, regional experts say solar technology can alleviate the challenge in the Middle East

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

UAE contractors and developers eye Abu Dhabi tourism construction

Abu Dhabi’s economic diversification is oiling the wheels of change as construction firms view tourism as an engine for growth

Integration can promote innovation for water management sector

In an exclusive article for Construction Week, project development manager of Besix Concessions and Assets, Rolf Keil, outlines what the future holds for total water management and desalination in the Middle East

‘Efficienology’ chief on reinventing Sharjah’s energy landscape

SEWA’s Eng Afra Alowais, talks to Fatima de la Cerna about the different measures the Sharjah government has adopted to encourage building owners to retrofit their properties

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