RetrofitTech UAE Summit and Awards 2017

RetrofitTech UAE Summit and Awards 2017

Date(s) - 20/03/2017 - 21/03/2017
All Day


The Meydan Hotel, Dubai, UAE

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About the Event

RetrofitTech UAE Summit & Awards 2017 conference will give insight on the progress of the programme and provide an update on the retrofitting strategy across UAE. The conference will highlight the latest project opportunities for retrofitting government buildings, as well as the buildings within the commercial, retail, hospitality, healthcare, education and industrial sectors, and the best practice retrofitting strategies.

The event will also discuss future financing models, regulative frameworks and requirements as well as showcase the latest technologies and products for use in retrofitting to achieve energy savings and ROIs.

Opportunities in UAE’s retrofitting market

Some of the important future projects by Etihad ESCO will include energy management service (EMS) works for the Dubai Civil Defense, Hatta solar project, Dubai International Airport (Phase 2), and Dry-docks (Phase 2).

Etihad Energy Services (Etihad ESCO) has signed its first private sector service agreement with UAE-based luxury property developer Seven Tides. As part of this agreement, Etihad ESCO will now develop and tender ESCO activities for 22 properties, that are owned and managed by Seven Tides.

Under the Service Agreement, Etihad ESCO will provide Services to at least 22 properties, including offices, hotels and residential units in the emirate. The service agreement will provide Seven Tides with the market’s best energy conservation and solar solutions across Seven Tides’ portfolio of current real estate and hospitality projects.

The retrofit programme for 2017  will includes 2,000 buildings and energy saving of 20%.

Excellent Opportunities  for the Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Industry:

Did you know…?
  • Several government-backed entities in Dubai have signed contracts worth around $20 million to make environmental improvements to their real estate portfolios.
  • 28 per cent the cost savings up to this figure that can be achieved through energy efficient retrofitting according to the international energy agency
  • 70 percent the amount of energy produced in the country that buildings use according to Dubai Municipality
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimates that buildings use about 40 per cent of global energy, so ‘greening’ buildings is a crucial part of any country’s energy-saving strategy.
  • Experts estimate that as much as 29 per cent of energy consumed by buildings can be reduced at little or no cost
  • Retrofitting buildings to green standards is a great source of job creation, and could create thousands of jobs across the Middle East
  • The Empire State Building recently received an eco-friendly makeover, which will reduce energy costs by $4.4 million a year

Reasons to Attend:

  • Network with government, developers, consultants, financiers, BOAs, FMs, ESCOs, green technology providers and legal firms
  • Discover new opportunities in UAE’s retrofit market
  • Learn about latest projects, updates, and financing strategies as well as new technologies
  • Gain competitive advantage in UAE’s retrofit market by showcasing your solution to buyers
  • Participate in discussions on new strategies, technologies, techniques and processes to reduce electricity and water consumption

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