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Optimum dust control strategies implemented for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums

Qatar has adopted several dust mitigation measures for all the mega projects in the country, including the eight stadiums being used for the World Cup.

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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 Academy launched its 1st GSAS V2.0-CGP Refresher Course

Oct 07,2013

GORD Academy organized its 1st GSAS V2.0-CGP Refresher Course held on October 05, 2013, (QNCC).

The Refresher Course was carried out over a full-day session and the aim of the seminar was to give the certificants the chance to update their knowledge based on the latest addenda to GSAS manuals, toolkits, and GSASgate, in order to renew their CGP certification, since each GSAS-CGP certificant is required to renew the certification every 3 years.

The seminar shed light on four main topics:

1. System Related Updates:

  • New schemes of GSAS compared to QSAS
  • New criteria introduced
  • Change in scoring for UC and MO by deleting negative score
  • Split of some criteria as of shading and vegetation
  • Enhancement of energy calculator by adding more input cells and better output charts

2. Certification Processes Related Updates

  • All new flow charts forms
  • New services like PCR and TA
  • All fees tables and a like

3. Qualifications and Credentials Maintenance

  • CEU's and GORD Academy brochure
  • How to progress from one level to another

4. GORD Community Activities

  • New plans to introduce chapters and working groups and their ideas
  • CPD needs and their ideas


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Jul 15, 2020

FIFA News: Webinar on Sustainability at World Cup 2022 highlights the role of GSAS

Among key topics discussed at the webinar was the role played by GORD's GSAS in delivering a carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup.

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Jun 30, 2020

CNN News: Education City Stadium receives five stars from GORD's GSAS

The stadium is the first from Qatar 2022 to receive five stars from the Global Sustainability Assessment System.

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CNN News: Education City Stadium receives five stars from GORD's GSAS
Jun 22, 2020

GORD partners with EESL to deploy energy efficient solutions

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

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Jun 11, 2020

GORD to support the sustainable expansion of Hamad International Airport

GORD will be assisting HIA throughout its expansion in incorporating sustainability with the implementation of GSAS.

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Apr 12, 2020

GORD publishes first issue of Sustainability Pulse

GORD’s new quarterly e-Publication 'Sustainability Pulse' is aimed at empowering the sustainability community through key market intelligence.

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Mar 30, 2020

GORD introduces unprecedented business support measures to support the sustainability community amid COVID-19

The measures are meant to ensure business continuity and uninterrupted operations.

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Mar 03, 2020

Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company has opened its first Low Energy House in collaboration with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and GORD.

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