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Emirates Float Glass wins environment award EFG operates the one of the largest float glass facility in the UAE.

Emirates Float Glass wins environment award

The award was bestowed during the Environment Award 2015 in recognition of the environmentally-safe production practices implemented at the company’s float glass facility in UAE


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10th edition of Light Middle East set for October

10th edition of Light Middle East set for October

Organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the three-day event will focus on the latest sustainable and contemporary lighting design.
 
Qatar: 70% self-sufficient with veggies by 2030

Qatar: 70% self-sufficient with veggies by 2030

As Qatar moves to reduce its reliance on imports, vegetable sustainability becomes increasingly important to the Gulf country.
 
EGBC's new advisory board with government entities

EGBC's new advisory board with government entities

The committee will support EGBC’s approach to align with nation-wide activities to achieve the UAE’s ‘green vision’ and sustainable developmental priorities
 
UAE's Empower announces $53m prepaid installments

UAE's Empower announces $53m prepaid installments

The two installments are part of Empower’s syndicated loan facility of $600m, and the bilateral loan facility of $127.8m
 

 

Abu Dhabi awarded 1,080 pearl ratings in Q2 2015

Abu Dhabi awarded 1,080 pearl ratings in Q2 2015

During the second quarter of the year, 41 buildings were awarded a one-pearl rating, 22 buildings were awarded two pearls, and 1,017 villas received two-pearl ratings
 
Top 20 tips for keeping home safe and sustainable

Top 20 tips for keeping home safe and sustainable

Hitches & Glitches share some insights into keeping the household secure and sustainable, whether you are here or away on holiday
 
Masdar: The importance of cutting embodied carbon

Masdar: The importance of cutting embodied carbon

The brains behind Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City explain why the Gulf’s construction sector must work to reduce carbon embodied within buildings
 
Westin Doha Hotel & Spa boasts 'green' facilities

Westin Doha Hotel & Spa boasts 'green' facilities

James Shuford, director of Engineering, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, shares intimate details of the BMS and energy efficient technologies in play at new holiday destination
 
Fuel-efficient vehicles to be a hot topic at WFES

Fuel-efficient vehicles to be a hot topic at WFES

The World Future Energy Summit is expected to launch a ‘sustainable transport’ sector to highlight the benefits of fuel-efficient vehicles
 
UAE to host sustainable concrete conference

UAE to host sustainable concrete conference

The inaugural edition of the conference will take place from 12 – 13 October 2015, in Dubai, UAE
 
UAE to release technical guideline for road works

UAE to release technical guideline for road works

The UAE's Department of Transport is studying an initiative to release a technical guideline for the management of the milled asphaltic materials generated from road maintenance and rehabilitation projects in Abu Dhabi
 
Burj Al Arab upgrades strobe lighting system

Burj Al Arab upgrades strobe lighting system

A&O Technology was been tasked with installing pure-white LED-based strobe lights that boast energy savings of up to 85% over Burj Al Arab's previous system
 
Face to face: Nabil Hamdan, CCC

Face to face: Nabil Hamdan, CCC

CCC's Nabil Hamdan tells James Morgan that when it comes to construction in the Middle East, sustainability has to be the driving force, not an afterthought
 
UAE leads GCC in sustainable construction

UAE leads GCC in sustainable construction

The UAE is leading the GCC pack in terms of sustainable construction, CCC’s Nabil Hamdan tells Construction Week
 
Foreign developers approach Diamond over TSC model

Foreign developers approach Diamond over TSC model

Diamond Developers has been approached by several international outfits interested in replicating The Sustainable City (TSC) model in countries outside the UAE
 









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