The role of retrofitting in reducing costs and lowering energy consumption
Jan 16, 2020
Etihad Esco CEO, Ali Al Jassim, and chairman of EmiratesGBC, Saeed Al Abbar, speak exclusively to Construction Week.
Urban resilience critical to combatting climate change impact on Middle East Cities, says AESG report
Nov 08, 2019
Saeed Al Abbar advocates the need for a concerted effort to mitigate climate change impact on cities through better urban planning.
Emirates Green Building Council chief says UAE on defined path to sustainable development
Oct 16, 2019
UAE has put pen to paper on ‘Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative’.
Emirates Green Building Council appoints eight Emirati board members
Oct 07, 2019
Hopes high the diverse boardroom will help foster a new generation of ‘green champions’.
AESG's Saeed Al Abbar says there are no sweeping solutions to industry challenges
Aug 04, 2019
“When you look at the efficiency and technology advances in other sectors it is clear that we are lagging behind."
AESG's Saeed Al Abbar says it's time for the industry to fix up
Jul 31, 2019
“I feel at the moment that it is the industry itself that is at the root cause of the issues."
Retrofit Project of the Year hailed as one of most significant prizes at MENA Green Building Awards
Jul 22, 2019
In 2018, the Retrofit Project of the Year gong was awarded to Innoventures Education.
EmiratesGBC to launch Building Retrofit Training programme
Jul 19, 2017
Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) announced that its Building Retrofit Training (BRT) Programme will be launched in August
New regional chair of MENA Regional Network appointed
Jul 04, 2017
Khaled Bushnaq of Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has been appointed regional chair of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Network
Video: Saeed Al Abbar on the UAE's refurb appetite
Jun 16, 2017
Energy-conscious tenants will motivate developers to implement refurbishments, retrofits, and building improvements, AESG's director told ConstructionWeekOnline
Video: Saeed Al Abbar on indoor air quality in UAE
Jun 06, 2017
One year after AESG unveiled its HEPA filter testing and certification services, director Saeed Al Abbar talks about the market factors that drove the diversification
EmiratesGBC launches online 'Green Building Tooltips'
Jun 06, 2017
EmiratesGBC Green Building Tooltips, powered by BASF and Legrand, launched to mark UN World Environment Day

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