Emirates GBC – Retrofit Building Training

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