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GORD collaborates with CESL to foster carbon neutral growth

GORD and CESL have announced a cooperation agreement to foster carbon neutral growth ...

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Ras Bufontas Free Zone achieves sustainability certification under GSAS framework

Ras Bufontas Free Zone has achieved green building certification under the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS)

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Sustainability Pulse Volume 2 Issue 2

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GORD organized a seminar titled Advances in Solar Cooling

May 15,2016

In partnership with the University of Aston, UK and the Yazaki Energy System Incorporation, Japan, GORD conducted a GSAS seminar titled “Advances in Solar Cooling” at QNCC, playing host to over 60 professional engineers from various sectors including consultants, contractors, building material manufactures, master developers, construction and several governmental bodies.

Most notable topics of the seminar included sessions covering the following:

  • GSAS energy requirements for open spaces
  • Outdoor cooling challenges, potential solutions and applications
    • Stadiums and competition venues
    • Open public spaces
    • Greenhouse
  • Recent advances in solar cooling technologies
    • Solar closed-loop absorption cooling
    • Solar open-loop desiccant cooling
    • Solar hybrid cooling
  • The TechnoHub All in One 5TR Solar Cooling Project

During the seminar closing session, participants acknowledged the role of GORD in empowering the practitioners by engaging academia industry and regulatory parties to discuss and exchange knowledge in such an important field for this region.


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Leading retailer Lulu awarded first GSAS Gold rating in MENA region for sustainable operations

Lulu Hypermarket has become MENA’s first retailer to achieve sustainability certification for GSAS operations.

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The Daily Star: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
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The Daily Star: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With the development of sustainable stadiums guided by the GSAS framework, Qatar is committed to delivering the most sustainable sporting event in FIFA’s history.

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May 24, 2021

Al Khor Health Center awarded with GSAS-D&B Certification

Al Khor Health Center has received GSAS-D&B Certification with 3 Stars rating from the GORD.

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New report outlines sustainable waste management practices at Qatar 2022 stadiums

SC and GORD have released a new report which outlines the sustainable waste management practices ...

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May 06, 2021

GSASgate – a digital platform that assesses sustainability during the evolution of a building project

Optimized by its digital platform, GSAS assesses projects throughout their evolution from design to completion.

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Apr 26, 2021

Ashghal mandates sustainability on sites for MOTC public bus transport program project

The event came as a part of Ashghal’s efforts to incorporate sustainability in its mass transit expansion plan...

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