Opinion

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    Dollar Leakage: The Cost of Air and Moisture Penetration into...

    June 21, 2017

    Air, dust and moisture infiltration can cause expensive and potentially disruptive problems in building management, which can be averted through proper maintenance. William Whistler LEED AP, ESTIDAMA PQP, Managing Director of Green Building Solutions...

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    Thermally modified American hardwoods

    June 01, 2017

    Thermally modified timber (TMT) was first developed to improve the performance and durability of softwoods, but it has more recently been extended to boost the performance of hardwoods. Roderick Wiles, AHEC Director for Africa, Middle East, South Asia and...

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    FM Panel on Legionella

    May 31, 2017

    Expert panel talk on best practices and expert advice on the prevention, monitoring, analysis and treatment for legionella in the built environment.

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    PPP can help solve Saudi housing shortage

    Saudi Arabia | March 16, 2017

    Key insights into public private partnerships’ benefits in the Kingdom by National Director and Country Head Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Jamil Hassan Ghaznawi, who will present a workshop on the first day of The Big 5 Saudi, on March...

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    Improved productivity with advanced resource planning systems

    February 13, 2017

    Enterprise software Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) serves as the backbone of a business where companies will be able to improve communication between departments, streamline operations and ultimately deliver quality products and services to its...

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    How will VAT affect the construction sector in the GCC?

    United Arab Emirates | January 08, 2017

    H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the UAE, announced early last year that a GCC-wide resolution covering the tax will come into effect in 2018, with countries given until the 1st of January 2019 to be fully implemented....

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    Adaptive Architecture: convertible structures

    December 30, 2016

    Mustafa Rasch, Managing Director of SL-RaschOne, a company that creates unique convertible structures and lightweight architecture, explains this technology that has been revolutionising the business of adaptive architecture.

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    The changing face of façade engineering

    United Arab Emirates | December 22, 2016

    Exclusive industry insights on the façade sector and how it continues to change for the better, by Renato Cilento, Senior Engineer, Façade Engineering, Arup.

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    Furthering the Region’s Green Agenda

    United Arab Emirates | August 23, 2016

    H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Chairman of World Green Economy Summit expresses his pride on Dubai's green initiatives and exactly why it is imperative...

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    Building the next ‘Smart City’ powered by the Internet of Things

    United Arab Emirates | May 11, 2016

    As the UAE ushers in a new era of advancement, much has been predicted and promised about the integration of ICT into every aspect of the completed city developments. By Gamal Emara, Country Manager - UAE, HPE Aruba

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