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GORD has published the first issue of its quarterly E-Publication titled 'Sustainability Pulse'.

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Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

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In line with CPD Program, GORD Academy launched Sports Energy Assessment Workshop

Apr 05,2015

Gulf Organization for Research & Development (GORD), the authority for knowledge on sustainability in the MENA region has conducted “Sports Energy Assessment Workshop” on the 2nd of April 2015 at The Abalone, St. Regis Hotel.
The workshop was attended by more than 30 practitioners and experts from different disciplines and representing wide spectrum of the construction industry including but not limited to government agencies, developers, consultants & contractors.
The Workshop comes as part of GORD Academy Continuing Professional Development Program, which aims to validate the knowledge and enhance the skills of the professionals working within the construction industry.
Topics discussed during the workshop included:
  •    Sports Energy Assessment Framework
  •    Energy Considerations for:
  •    Open Stadium Facilities
  •    Indoor Arenas Facilities
  •    Guidelines for Using GSAS Sports – Energy Calculator v2.1
  •    Case Study for Energy Calculator implementation
The participants in this workshop obtain the “Energy Workshop Certificate “which is required by all organizations seeking new or renew membership for Service Provider – Design.
They also got an equivalent of 2 CEUs from the CPD Programs. The CEU is a demonstration of personal commitment to the career and profession and is a mandatory credentialing requirement for maintenance and career progression for GSAS-CGP certificants.

 


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