Green Buildings

Saudi Electric Company’s new headquarters in Riyadh aims to be a model workplace focusing on indoor air quality and sustainability, while encouraging interaction between its employees.

Universal Building Materials Merchants (UBM) continues to play an important role in the conservation of natural resources and water safety and hygiene by offering highly engineered water product solutions from Zurn of the US.

Ideal Standard’s revolutionary AquaBlade flush technology is setting new standards in toilet hygiene, offering a cleaner, quieter and smarter bathroom experience, while providing the excellence in sustainability that today’s consumers expect.

MOHAMMED SANAOBAR, regional technical director of Wacker Chemicals Middle East, emphasises that the right kind of thermal insulation can reduce energy costs in buildings by up to 60 per cent. Buildings around the world consume about 40 per cent of primary energy and generate 30 per cent of carbon emissions.

Sustainability is at the heart of its business ethos, says Technal which focuses on providing effective solutions that produce long-term results over a building’s lifecycle.

Al Zahia community development in Sharjah is claimed to be the first mixed-use project in the region to have achieved a key Breeam certification.