05 - 07 April, 2020
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Eng. Ahmad F. Alsharif, Director General (A), Real Estate & Municipal Affairs at Economic Cities Authority

Eng. Ahmad F. Alsharif


Director General (A), Real Estate & Municipal Affairs
Economic Cities Authority

Housing & Residential Development Forum Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019


12:50 PM EXECUTIVE THINK TANK: The importance of using green building strategies in delivering a net zero energy home

Buildings are said to consume 30-40% of the physical resources, according to their environment. With the increased focus and need to improve the environments we live in, green building materials and new technologies have become popular within construction of buildings and specifying the right components at planning stage can have significant consequences for your carbon emissions.
Key question. What are the latest innovations in building materials that can impact your energy scoring?

  • Reviewing the LEED certification standards and how material selection and their components have an impact on human health and the environment
  • What can contractors do to facilitate the efficiency within buildings?