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  • Mon

    Emirates GBC - Retrofit Building Training

    8.30AM - 5.30PMEGBC Office

    EmiratesGBC’s Building Retrofit Training (BRT) Program in partnership with Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) and Masdar is a certification course designed to teach the fundamentals of building retrofit. Click here to register.

    The BRT aims to support the objectives of:

    • UAE Vision 2021 – sustainable urban development
    • Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 – sustainable urban development in Abu Dhabi
    • Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 (DIES) –  energy efficiency in Dubai
    • DSCE’s Demand Side Management (DSM) Strategy – reduced energy demand in Dubai

    Courses are offered at two levels

    Level ONE: Level One is a beginner level training provides foundational knowledge of sustainability to primarily non-technical participants and industry professionals who want an overview of viable retrofit methods applicable in the Gulf region.
    Level One is a one-day workshop only.

    Level TWO: Level Two is an advanced course training that provides relatively more technical knowledge than Level One, and prepares candidates for inclusion into ongoing retrofit projects and a streamlining of their own technical capacity for more effective post-retrofit maintenance and preventive care. Level Two is a three-day workshop.

    What You Will Learn
    • General building sustainability.
    • Viable building retrofit methods applicable in the UAE and MENA region.
    • Sustainable methods that can improve indoor environmental quality in your home, office, and/or facility.
    Who Should Enroll?
    • Industry professionals: architects, consultants, contractors, MEP professionals, manufacturers, suppliers.
    • Building owners: home owners, landlords, developers.
    • Building operators: facility managers, hospitality professionals.
    • Building end-users: tenants, students, public and commercial sector professionals
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