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GSAS D&B 5-Star rating awarded to Qatar Foundation’s Education City Stadium

Qatar Foundation’s Education City Stadium is the first World Cup venue to receive GSAS Design & Build 5-Stars rating.

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GORD partners with EESL to deploy energy efficient solutions across Qatar

GORD and EESL will collaborate to provide Qatari stakeholders with solutions and technologies driving sustainability.

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Researchers from EU has made an exploratory research visit to GORD’s TechnoHub

Mar 03,2016

Research delegates from the European Union has made an exploratory research visit to GORD’s new research facility TechnoHub at QSTP. TechnoHub is the first novel technology-based platform for research and cutting-edge technologies in the MENA region. It aims to research, assess, develop and promote affordable, clean and efficient solutions. Dr. Esam El Sarrag, Director, Research & Development, explained the various research activities that are currently pursued in TechnoHub related to renewables, solar cooling, green materials, tri-generation, waste to energy, and carbon capture.

 The EU visit was an opportunity to strengthen ties between the two regions in the fields of research and development, with a focus mainly on renewable energy and carbon capture.

The European Commission visit came along their participation in the workshop titled: EU-GCC Opportunities and Challenges: Sustainable Energy Research to Qatar.

 


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Apr 11, 2017

FIFA Officially Endorsed the Use of Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) for 2022 World Cup Venues

Published on 7 November 2016 on FIFA website: Qatar building green stadiums

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Apr 04, 2017

Construction Industry Stakeholders Express Confidence in GSAS and the Sustainability Advancement in Region.

Professionals comment on the evolution of GSAS and the sustainability practices over the last decade

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Mar 26, 2017

The First Gulf Green Mark Environmental Product Declaration Awarded to Locally Manufactured Products

SMEET Concrete Industries and Al Waab Plastics to be the first to receive (GGM-EPD) certificates from GORD

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Mar 22, 2017

GORD Chairs the GCC Technical Committee for Green Buildings Standardization

The meeting took place in Doha on March 21 to 22, 2017 with the participation of countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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Mar 16, 2017

GORD's International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment well received in the scientific community

IJSBE is a peer reviewed open access journal that offers researchers the opportunity to upload or download latest studies

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Mar 12, 2017

"GSAS is shaping the construction industry in the region", comment professionals at the GSAS-CGP workshop

The workshop participants were discussing how they see the current and future scenario of construction industry in the Middle East.

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Jan 24, 2017

"GSAS is doing great contribution towards sustainable development"

"Qatar and other GCC countries are way ahead in sustainability and hopefully will inspire other regions to follow."

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