Green Buildings

From the design concept to the use of building materials, the 46-hectare Sustainable City has adopted green features in every step of its construction, reflecting Dubai’s green vision. It will be home to 2,700 people.

REMO ZWICK, product manager, Geberit International Sales – Dubai Branch, touches upon issues of green building and acoustic installations with regard to sanitary systems.

Xylem, a leading global water technology provider, has launched a next-generation, global range of highly-efficient in-line and end-suction pumps, which is claimed to reduce energy costs while improving performance The new Lowara e-series range of pumps, which exceed the strict 2015 European Ecodesign requirements in terms of energy efficiency (mi

ROB TOOKEY, building and infrastructure segment manager at Eaton Middle East, discusses product design for green construction through power management. The impact of product design on the environmental efficiency of a building is an important consideration.

The company, which has been operating in the Gulf region for more than 15 years, has been involved with a number of prestigious educational projects in the UAE.

Reynaers’ acquisition of a 3D scanner and a thermal insulator and assembler has reinforced its claim of applying cutting-edge technology in bringing the best to its clients and the aluminium profiles market.

Buildings need to satisfy a number of criteria to attain green credentials, including water conservation and the use of sustainable materials. The UAE-based ceramic and sanitary ware manufacturer RAK Ceramics offers a diverse range of products designed to help with this, including low flush water closets and the completely waterless urinal system.