EmiratesGBC Congress 2017 – Theme

Urban Energy: Powering Smart, Happy and Efficient Cities

Powering Smart Cities
In this section of the Congress we will ask whether smart and green are the same thing when it comes to the built environment. We will discuss whether smart technologies are useful in green building design, construction, maintenance and operations by reviewing several technologies.
trees-918826_960_720Powering Happy Cities
In this section of the Congress we will review cutting edge research from Better Places for People and examine whether the research proves that green buildings can make us healthy, happy and productive. We will also explore the UAE’s first WELL certified office project.
industry-611668_960_720Powering Efficient Cities
In this section of the Congress we will examine local, regional and international clean energy strategies before diving into the role of retrofitting our existing building stock to achieve the necessary targets.