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The Green Building Newsletter

Newsletter - September 2014
  Issue 40
 
What makes Siemens HQ in Masdar City the most sustainable building in Abu Dhabi?
What makes Siemens HQ in Masdar City the most sustainable building in Abu Dhabi?
What makes Siemens HQ in Masdar City the most sustainable building in Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is challenged with one of the world’s harshest climates with up to 50 oC temperatures in summer and along with water scarcity and dependence on desalination of sea...
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What makes Siemens HQ in Masdar City the most sustainable building in Abu Dhabi?
 
What makes Siemens HQ in Masdar City the most sustainable building in Abu Dhabi?
 
 
Solar Energy Market Potential in the Middle East Region
Solar Energy Market Potential in the Middle East Region
Solar Energy Market Potential in the Middle East Region
Solar Energy Market Potential in the Middle East Region
The economic development in the Middle East region over the past century has mainly relied on the region’s oil and gas deposits. The region produces about 28 million barrels of...
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Solar Energy Market Potential in the Middle East Region
 
7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act
7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act
7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act
The gap between material science and actual construction is very far and very wide. It can take decades to move a breakthrough in engineering from a lab to a building...
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7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act
 
7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act
 
 
5 Reasons Solar Power Will Dominate Energy in the Next Century
5 Reasons Solar Power Will Dominate Energy in the Next Century
5 Reasons Solar Power Will Dominate Energy in the Next Century
5 Reasons Solar Power Will Dominate Energy in the Next Century
Solar power still accounts for just under 1% of global electricity production, but it is growing at a tremendous pace and there's no good reason for that to let up....
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5 Reasons Solar Power Will Dominate Energy in the Next Century
 
~22% of the World’s Electricity Production Now from Renewable Energy
~22% of the World’s Electricity Production Now from Renewable Energy
~22% of the World’s Electricity Production Now from Renewable Energy
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a new report on global renewable energy matters. It's packed full of interesting stats, but one of the highlights is that ~22% of...
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~22% of the World’s Electricity Production Now from Renewable Energy
 
~22% of the World’s Electricity Production Now from Renewable Energy
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
How much extra does it cost to fit out your...
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Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
 
Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
This article was first written by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi and originally...
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Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit
 
Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)
Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)
Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)
Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)
Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)
This article is part of Green Building Materials Knowledge series....
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Green Materials Knowledge Series: Insulation (Part 1)