Dr. Afshin Afshari


Professor of Practice & Program Lead Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Khalifa University, Masdar City


1:00 PM Improving indoor air quality through green buildings

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


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Afshin.

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