Meet the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards Winners

Green Hotel of the Year

  • Winner: Hilton Garden Inn Mall of the Emirates, submitted by Majid Al Futtaim

Green Commercial Building of the Year

  • Winner: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi submitted by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Short-listed: My City Centre Al Barsha, submitted by Majid Al Futtaim
  • Short-listed: ADNOC New Corporate HQ, submitted by HOK

Green School of the Year

  • Winner: University of Dubai, submitted by Kier Dubai LLC
  • Short-listed: The Arcadia Preparatory School, submitted by Godwin Austen Johnson

Green Residential Building of the Year

  • Winner: The Sustainable Autonomous House, submitted by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
  • Short-listed: Al Zahia Residential – Phase 2, submitted by Majid Al Futtaim
  • Short-listed: NAGEEB (National Action for Green Energy Efficient Building) Programme, submitted by The Green Pact

Sustainable Design of the Year

  • Winner: Neighbourhood One Residences Phase 1, submitted by Multiplex / Woods Bagot
  • Short-listed: New Ducab Headquarters, submitted by Ramboll
  • Short-listed: Royal Herbs El Bahariya Farm Headquarter, submitted by ECOnsult

Facility Management Organization

  • Winner: EMAAR & CBFA jv Partnering Innovation, submitted by EMAAR/CBFA jv
  • Short-listed: Adeeb Group
  • Short-listed: Mayar Facilities Management LLC

Green Contractor of the Year

  • Winner: Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
  • Short-listed: ALEC
  • Short-listed: Multiplex Constructions LLC

Developer of the Year

  • Winner: Majid Al Futtaim
  • Short-listed: Diamond Developers

Green Product/Material of the Year: Energy Management

  • Winner: Daikin inverter R32 Split, submitted by Daikin Middle East and Africa
  • Short-listed: Daikin VRV IV, submitted by Daikin Middle East and Africa
  • Short-listed: MasterSeal AWB Air and Water Barriers (formerly Enershield), BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC

Green Product/Material of the Year: Indoor Air Quality

  • Winner: Edmonds EcoPower  Hybrid Ventilator, Synergy United

Green Product/Material of the Year: Conventional

  • Winner: Recycled Crushed Aggregates, submitted by Al Dhafra Recycling Industries in partnership with Center of Waste Management Abu Dhabi – TADWEER

Research of the Year

  • Winner: Third Working Spaces as Means to Improve Comfort in Office Buildings in the UAE, submitted by Consulting Engineering Office
  • Short-listed: Long Term Performance Testing of High Solar Reflective Index (SRI) Materials in Gulf Environmental Conditions, submitted by RAK Research and Innovation Center, American University of Ras Al Khaimah
  • Short-listed: The Real Value of Improving U-values, submitted by Kingspan Insulation LLC

Retrofit Project of the Year

  • Winner: The Fairmont Palm Hotel & Resort – Guaranteed Savings Energy Performance Contract, submitted by Taka Solutions
  • Short-listed: Liberty Automobiles Retrofit Project, submitted by Liberty Investment Co. LLC
  • Short-listed: Siemens Demand Flow TM Solution for American Hospital Energy Optimization, submitted by Siemens LLC

Operations & Maintenance (Existing Buildings)

  • Winner: EMAAR & CBFA jv – Operational & Sustainability Practices At The Dubai Mall, submitted by EMAAR & CBFA jv
  • Short-listed: Operation and Maintenance of Entertainment attractions in UAE, submitted by Emaar Entertainment
  • Short-listed: City Centre Mirdif, submitted by Majid Al Futtaim

Dr. Owainati Student Excellence Award

  • Winner: Enas Alkhateeb, Faculty of Engineering and IT, British University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: “Potentials of Retrofitting the Federal Buildings in the UAE to Net Zero Electricity Cost Buildings.”
  • Short-listed: Borhan Torkfar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, RIT University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 2016: “Feasibility of Using Solar Thermal Systems for power generation in Residential Building in Shiraz and Dubai”
  • Short-listed: Rawad Raidan, Department of Mechanical engineering RIT-Dubai, UAE: “Approaching a Design Tool for Dubai villas with on-grid solar PV”
Sheena KhanMeet the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards Winners