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Qatar’s charities bring sustainability to the fore

RACA and GORD have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a series of green initiatives in the sector of charitable activities.

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GORD launches the new version of GSAS at the CGP Workshop, GSAS 2019 4th Edition

GORD has launched its fourth edition of Global Sustainability Assessment System titled GSAS 2019.

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SC & GORD organized a workshop on Indoor Environment and Occupant Productivity, Wellbeing and Behavioral Change

Feb 29,2016

On February 27th, 2016, SC & GORD conducted a workshop on iIndoor Environment And Occupant Productivity, Wellbeing And Behavioral Changei in the presence of more than 60 professional engineers from different disciplines representing different sectors of the industry such as consulting firms, contracting companies, master developers, government bodies, building material companies and many others.

The main purpose of this workshop was to provide participants with insights on how to improve the indoor environment of projects targeting GSAS certification, as well as to increase awareness and knowledge on the importance of the indoor environment and its affect on the occupant productivity. As a recent study highlighted that building with good indoor environment quality has a positive impact on the productivity and efficiency of its occupants.
In addition, the workshop has covered topics on the following:

  •     Identify the acceptable IE standards and regulations affecting sustainable design.
  •     Green building guidelines and their impact on occupant productivity as well as behaviour change.
  •     Understand the sources poor environmental air quality and human comfort perceptions and GSAS compliance.
  •     Pre - and post-occupancy evaluation tools and workplace productivity metrics.
  •     Develop a roadmap for future exploration and investigations in the area.


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Aug 25, 2019

GSAS projects database and Arabic website among newly introduced features of GORD’s website

GORD has launched the Arabic version of its website featuring technical manuals, industry news and research content.

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Jul 09, 2019

Qatar’s charities bring sustainability to the fore

RACA and GORD have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a series of green initiatives in the sector of charitable activities.

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Apr 18, 2019

GORD launches the new version of GSAS at the CGP Workshop, GSAS 2019 4th Edition

GORD has launched its fourth edition of Global Sustainability Assessment System titled GSAS 2019.

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Apr 10, 2019

GSAS to be adopted in Kuwait following a strategic partnership between GORD and NTEC

In collaboration with Kuwait’s NTEC, GORD will be facilitating the implementation of GSAS through its first Center of Excellence in Kuwait.

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Mar 27, 2019

AL BIDDA TOWER – HOME OF QATAR'S FOOTBALL FAMILY – ACHIEVES GSAS OPERATIONS PLATINUM CERTIFICATION

Al Bidda Tower, home for Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is awarded the GSAS Operations Platinum certificate

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Mar 18, 2019

5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications in Kuwait

Chaired by the State of Qatar, Kuwaiti Public Authority for Industry (PAI) hosted the 5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications...

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Mar 14, 2019

Global Sustainability Academy organizes a workshop on GSAS-Operations certification

GSAS Operations certification aims to reduce the environmental impacts of existing buildings, to improve health and well-being

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Mar 07, 2019

32 professionals qualified for GSAS D&B CGP Certification

Throughout the three days, delegates learned about GSAS rating system, GSAS various certificates, and intensively tutored the GSAS-D&B

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