Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2018

23-24 April 2018
United Arab Emirates



Dubai Municipality to Change to Al Saafat Green Building Rating System Next Year

Posted On October 4, 2017

The Buildings Department has issued Circular No. 222 regarding the new green building rating system, "Al Saafat", or palm frond, and its implementation phase by the beginning of next year.
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Expert: When Buildings are Smart, Cities Automatically Get Smarter

Posted On October 3, 2017

If we can get our buildings to become smart, our cities will automatically become smarter, an expert said.
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Schneider Electric Launches New Smart Building Platform

Posted On October 1, 2017

EcoStruxure Building combines IoT concepts with open architecture, as well as energy management and automation technologies.
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Smart Dubai Office Facelift Creates Eco-Tech Hub

Posted On September 29, 2017

Retrofit is inspired by nature to reflect a sustainable philosophy to make Dubai happiest city by 2021.
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UAE Needs More Green-efficient Buildings, Says Report

Posted On September 27, 2017

Emirates Green Building Council report calls for move to Nearly Zero Energy Buildings standard.
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Dubai Begins Replacing Skyscraper Facades After Series of Fires

Posted On September 24, 2017

Dubai authorities have begun telling owners of high-rise buildings across the emirate to make the facades more resistant to fire.
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Expert: Building Operators are Increasingly Adopting IoT

Posted On September 20, 2017

Building operators in the Middle East are increasingly adopting the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Etihad ESCO Retrofits 243 Buildings for wasl Properties

Posted On September 17, 2017

Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) has initiated a project to retrofit 243 buildings for wasl Properties in different parts of Dubai.
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Build Up Not Out: The Future of Urban Planning

Posted On September 16, 2017

Comment: The vertical expansion of cities does more than provide an impressive skyline.
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Dubawi Skyscraper to Adorn Dubai's Skyline

Posted On September 15, 2017

Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road is set to welcome another signature building as SHUAA Capital has unveiled plans for a new skyscraper Dubawi.
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Demand for Energy-Efficient Systems is Driving the GCC's HVAC Market

Posted On September 10, 2017

In a report it published in May last year, Research and Markets predicted that the value of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) market would exceed $16.2bn by 2020.
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Brand New Tower in Dubai has a Designer's Touch

Posted On September 5, 2017

The J One at the Business Bay is to be officially announced next week.
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How Smart Technology Can Transform Skyscrapers

Posted On August 15, 2017

With ever more advanced "smart" technologies being discovered each year, there is an opportunity for skyscrapers to use such technologies to become smart skyscrapers.
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Mideast Fire Protection Market to Hit $4.4bn

Posted On August 13, 2017

The Middle East fire protection market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 per cent from a market size of $2.21 billion in 2015 to $4.40 billion in 2021, a report said.
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UAE Smart Building Industry Needs to Develop A Cohesive Ecosystem to Safeguard Against Potential Cyber Risks

Posted On August 1, 2017

As smart cities become a reality in the GCC, smart buildings are increasingly becoming more prevalent because of the optimized efficiency and convenience they offer, for both operators and tenants.
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The GCC's Construction Technology Sector is Ready for More

Posted On July 29, 2017

Driven by public sector initiatives – such as Saudi Vision 2030 and Dubai 3D Printing Strategy – advanced construction techniques are rapidly gaining a foothold in the regional building market.
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Video: Construction Progress at Emaar's Dubai Creek Harbour

Posted On July 20, 2017

Emaar Properties has unveiled a video highlighting construction progress at Dubai Creek Harbour.
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Dubai Investments to Build iconic $272m Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road

Posted On July 3, 2017

70-storey building will join the “prestigious skyscrapers club” in Dubai, according to CEO Khalid bin Kalban.
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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Reviews Energy Initiatives

Posted On June 24, 2017

The Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum chaired the Supreme Council’s 46th meeting that reviewed the strategic projects, initiatives and programmes to enhance energy efficiency in Dubai.
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Saeed Al Abbar on the UAE's Refurb Appetite

Posted On June 16, 2017

Increased awareness among tenants about energy efficiency will drive the retrofit and refurbishment sectors in the UAE and the surrounding region, Saeed Al Abbar, director of AESG, told ConstructionWeekOnline.
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