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Excellent Opportunities for the Sustainable and Energy Efficiency Industry
Did you know...?
  • Several government-backed entities in Dubai have signed contracts worth around $20 million to make environmental improvements to their real estate portfolios.
  • 28 per cent the cost savings up to this figure that can be achieved through energy efficient retrofitting according to the international energy agency
  • 70 percent the amount of energy produced in the country that buildings use according to Dubai Municipality
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimates that buildings use about 40 per cent of global energy, so ‘greening' buildings is a crucial part of any country's energy-saving strategy.
  • Experts estimate that as much as 29 per cent of energy consumed by buildings can be reduced at little or no cost
  • Retrofitting buildings to green standards is a great source of job creation, and could create thousands of jobs across the Middle East
  • The Empire State Building recently received an eco-friendly makeover, which will reduce energy costs by $4.4 million a year