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EmiratesGBC honours winners at sustainability awards

img05Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC Awards to recognise excellence in sustainability at the award ceremony held at Al Murooj Rotana hotel, in Dubai.

Announcing the awards, Saeed Al Abbar, said: “The panel of judges was highly impressed by the innovative approaches adopted by the industry stakeholders, surpassing themselves year on year with innovative technologies and solutions.”

The awards honouring Excellence in Sustainability were as follows:

  • The Green Building of the Year was presented in three subcategories:
  • Green Hotel, awarded to Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
  • Green School, awarded to American University of Sharjah –  Campus Service Centre
  • Green Commercial Building, awarded to IRENA Headquarters Building
  • The Green Facility Management Organisation of the Year, awarded to Imdaad LLC
  • The Green Building Material/Product of the Year, awarded to Khansaheb Bionest
  • Box Industries LLC won the Green Building System of the Year for its Technopark Geochem Office
  • WSP l Parsons Brinckerhoff won the award for Green Building Research for ‘Outdoor Space Comfort’
  • Dubai Carbon won the Training Initiative of the Year award for The Carbon Ambassadors Programme
  • Muna Alnahdi, from Rochester Institute of Technology in Dubai won the Special Award for Students

 

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