Dr. Afshin Afshari
Professor of Practice & Program Lead Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Khalifa University, Masdar City
The role of sustainability and green buildings is becoming more important, as the UAE aims to reduce energy consumption of individuals by 40%. Green Building Initiatives and regulations will help to achieve this. This session will explore;
- ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot and Humid Climates and LEED – what are the key considerations for minimising common pollutants in the regions climate?
- Recommendations for design and supervision of buildings to make them more environmentally friendly and conserve less energy
- Green codes for AC, HVAC for improving indoor air quality
- Other strategies for creating sustainable urban living