Posted on March 09, 2018

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has launched the sixth version of ‘Conserving Building Competition’ as one of the initiatives of the National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency “Tarsheed” under the theme “Inspiring Eco-Urban”. The entry will be open till March 20.

All applications shall be submitted through Tarsheed page on Kahramaa website, after reviewing the terms and conditions, and filling in the registration form. It is open for all buildings at government, residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, and sport sectors. The competition aims at creating awareness about the building conservation concept in all sectors of society, create public awareness on the benefits of building conservation practices (energy, water), mobilize people and encourage them to embrace energy conservation strategies, and motivate consumers to adopt building conservation practices in the local construction market.

Kahramaa invites eligible owners of the buildings to apply for the competition. Buildings shall be evaluated in several phases by a panel of experts where buildings shall be evaluated based on specific criteria developed by a team of experts, as follows: HVAC system, lighting, plumbing fixtures, landscape, operation and maintenance practices, building energy management, building automation, sustainability measures, specific energy/water consumption, building insulation. Winners will be announced and honored at Tarsheed 6th Annual Celebration to be held in April 2018.

It is worth to mention that “Conserving buildings” are buildings that reduce electricity and water consumption, carbon emissions, and provide better living condition for residents  Qatar.

source: The Peninsula