Building Efficiency Accelerator

Phase 2 of EmiratesGBC’s Benchmarking Program is aligned with The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) , a public-private collaboration that turns global expertise into action to accelerate local government implementation of building efficiency policies and programs. The initiative is one of the six assessment tools under the UN program Sustainable Energy for All which aims to double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency.

Dubai’s Commitment to the BEA

Dubai is the first and only city in the Middle East committed to the BEA. Dubai Supreme Council of Energy is the BEA City Representative and EmiratesGBC is the appointed BEA City Liaison

EmiratesGBC and DSCE are partnering to achieve the program’s main objectives:

Policy: Adopt a scheme for energy performance labeling of existing buildings.

Project: Benchmark the energy performance of at least 100 buildings in Dubai on select building types (hotels, schools and shopping malls).  Protocols are set to be in place by September 2017 and data collection is to be initiated by January 2018.

 Expression of Interest

Dubai hotels, malls and schools are invited to participate in the BEA Benchmarking Program. Contact the EmiratesGBC office at 04-3468244 or by email at to be part of this project.  Participants will receive their own benchmarking report. Participation is free of cost.

Sponsorship Opportunities

EmiratesGBC invites you to support the BEA Benchmarking Program and back local involvement in this global initiative. By providing the necessary funding and key input towards this project, you will be supporting the implementation of an advanced benchmarking tool and the overall project operations.

Click here to access our sponsorship packages.