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"The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"
"On land and in the sea, our forefathers lived and survived in this environment. They ... recognised the need to conserve it, to take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations" HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
'A green economy for sustainable development'.
Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2012
Water saving options include low flow and waterless urinals, low flush and dual flush toilets, tap aerators, electronic sensors, aerated shower heads for offices, homes, hotels, factories.
Energy Audit enables identification of Energy Efficiency opportunities including HVAC (AirConditioning), LED and other Lighting, Lighting Sensors, Fresh Air Intake linked to Carbon Dioxide Sensors, Heat Pumps and Solar Hot Water systems, Solar Power Lighting, Solar Air Conditioning.
Waste Audit will identify areas to reduce and reuse waste, as well as opportunities to sort and recycle useful material. Metal, Glass, Plastic, Paper, Batteries, Food can all be recycled. Zero waste to Landfill is the ultimate target.
The Dubai Government yesterday announced plans to build a Dh1.1 billion smart city in Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park.
Silicon Park, which will span an area of 150,000 square metres and include offices, homes, a business hotel, restaurants and shops, is scheduled for completion towards the end of 2017.
ABU DHABI // Organisers of this year’s Earth Hour hope to convince millions of people in the UAE to save energy.
The UAE will be green for the next four weeks after the first environmentally friendly festival of its kind was launched in the capital on Sunday.
The month-long UAE Green Festival 2014 aims to promote a more eco-conscious lifestyle among Emiratis and expatriates.