EmiratesGBC 2015 Awards
The EmiratesGBC 2015 Awards Program honoured companies that demonstrate clear implementation of sustainable design, construction and/or operation of buildings and structures. Its ultimate goal is to help establish a regional model for the sustainable built environment that is world class and replicable.
The winning and short-listed organizations have been recognized and awarded during the annual EmiratesGBC Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner which took place on 13 May 2015 in the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel, Dubai.
Click here to access the 2015 EmiratesGBC Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner Brief.
View the winning organizations for 2014 and their respective categories on the EmiratesGBC 2014 Awards webpage.
Award Categories and Winners
In 2015, the following Categories was rewarded:
Awarded to: IRENA Headquarters Building
Short-Listed Organization: YAS Mall
Awarded to: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort And Spa
Awarded to: American University of Sharjah – Campus Service Ce
Short-Listed Organization: Al Maharat Private School
Short-Listed Organization: Ecomag Boards (Organization name: Genesis Ecomag Boards IND Factory LLC)
Short-Listed Organization: Energy Optimization System (HVAC) in Sheraton, Mall of the Emirates (Organization name: Grundfos Gulf Distribution)
Short-listed Organization: Heriot Watt University-Dubai Campus School of Engineering and Physical Sciences & Green Building Solutions International, Abu Dhabi (Research: “Green Buildings & Accountability — Significance of In-Situ U- Value Measurements for Wall Assemblies”)
Awarded to: The Carbon Ambassadors Programme (Organization name: Dubai Carbon)
1- Khansaheb Training School (Organization name: Khansaheb)
2- Midfield Terminal Building Project (Organizations’ names: TAV/CCC/Arabtec Joint Venture – TCA JV)
Awarded to: Muna Alnahdi, Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai
1- Mahmood Ali Sohoo, The British University in Dubai
2- Munis Abdul Hameed, Heriot Watt University Dubai
Dean and Atkins Chair Head of the Sustainability MSc & PhD Programmes, Faculty of Engineering and IT, The British University in Dubai (BUiD)
Dr. Ghalib Y. Kahwaji
Professor and Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Dubai
Dr. Michael Schmidt
Board Member of the of EmiratesGBC; Head of Development, Construction Chemicals Division, ORA: Middle East, West Asia, CIS & Africa, BASF
Mohammad T. Asfour
Chairman of JordanGBC; and Member of the Board of Director of WorldGBC
Dr. Rob Cooke
Board Member of the of EmiratesGBC; Associate Sustainability Consultant, Buro Happold
Founder & Managing Director, Medina Works
Secretary of EmiratesGBC Board of Directors; General Manager Corporate Dev. & Engineering, M.A.H.Y. Khoory & Co. LLC