Green Building Certification Dubai, UAE

Green Building Consultancy in UAE

Green Building Consultancy

Green Building Consultancy provides consultancy services under one roof viz. Green Building Consultancy for IGBC, LEED , GRIHA & WELL rating systems, MEP Design Consultancy, Building Simulations, Building Commissioning. These services are offered for all types of projects such as Residential Complexes, IT Parks, Hotels, Commercial Offices, Institutes, Government Buildings, SEZs, Townships, Factories, Office Interiors, Warehouses, Airports, Metro Stations, Data Centres etc.

In order to achieve sustained growth with ecological concepts in mind, where today’s wants are met without sacrificing tomorrow’s needs; Green Building Consultancy serve to design and develop plants and buildings on Eco-friendly & energy efficient concepts. These services not only optimize initial investment, but also reduce operating expenses substantially.

Some of the Important Services Offered :
Optimizing building components in isolation tends to pessimize the whole system & hence the bottom line. One can actually make a system less efficient, simply by not properly linking up those components. If they are not designed to work with each other, they will tend to work against each other.

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Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE

Establish Owners Project Requirements

This is a written document that details the ideas, concepts, and criteria that are determined by the owner to be important to the success of the project.

Basis of Design documentation

This includes design information necessary to accomplish the owner’s requirements, including system descriptions, indoor environmental quality criteria, assumptions, and references to applicable codes, standards, regulations and guidelines.

Preliminary LEED Checklist evaluation

Use the checklist as a tool to evaluate all aspects of the design

LEED Project registration

An on line process to register the project with GBCI and gain access to the credit templates and complete certification process.

Specification review and assistance

The consultant should have experience writing specs and directing the contractor on how to document the credits that they will be responsible to document.

Design Consulting

If the consultant has architects on staff, they can help integrate the sustainable design concepts into the building design.    The key here is to let the green building design goals inform the design form the start.  A critical mistake that is often made by project teams is to come up with a design for the building and then try apply green features to the design to chase credits.

Document review at each phase

It is important to check your progress against the certification criteria at each step of the way including schematic design, design development and construction documents.  The process continues during the construction phase in the shop drawing process and final documentation at the end of construction.

LEED Certification Documentation

This is an on line process that the entire project team will need to participate in.  It is important that the effort be led by someone who has experience.

Public Relations and marketing support for LEED projects

Green projects have great stories to tell.  Tell your story with the help of an expert in marketing and public relations.

What are the components of green building?

Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Goals of green building
Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Green buildings can contribute to the reduction in water and energy consumption. The energy savings could range from 20-30% and water savings around 30-50%. Adopting green building techniques can also bring enhanced air quality, excellent day lighting, waste management during construction and operation, health and wellbeing of the occupants and the construction workers on site and lesser dependence on the usage of virgin materials.
Green buildings operate much more efficiently than conventional buildings. Since the energy and water consumption is less in green buildings, operating cost will be minimum. In addition to cost savings, the comfort level and productivity of the occupants also improves. Moreover, green concepts contribute to demonstrating a commitment to sustainability.
Green concepts and techniques can help address national issues like water efficiency, energy efficiency, fossil fuel reduction, handling of waste and conserving natural resources. The infrastructure development needs to judiciously shifts towards sustainable living. Against this background certain green building standards are laid down to address the priorities.
Green buildings deal with design, construct and maintain buildings to decrease energy consumption and decrease the negative impact of buddings on the environment and public health. Green buildings make a minimum impact on the environment. It is operated in such a manner that it utilizes all resources efficiently.
The energy efficiency of green homes is a key benefit that subsequently lowers operating costs and reduces dependence on a resident’s maintenance budgets. For the owner, the payback period during which the capital cost is recovered is an essential value that is delivered through green building homes. Green homes also address the critical ‘heat island effect’, providing an improved surrounding micro-climate for the residential area, thereby increasing the comfort of residents and reducing the energy consumption of air conditioning.

By definition, a green building is a development that is environmentally sound and resource efficient. It is designed to reduce the impact on the built and natural environment and the health of its occupants, by weighing up everything from the construction materials to the efficient use of energy. Our team of Green Building Consultants has helped developers, contractors and consultants implement Green Building best practices in their organizations and projects. The EnviroLink team works tirelessly to ensure our clients’ success.

Our sustainable building consultancy team includes the top green building consultants in the United Arab Emirates and the wider GCC Region. We have more than a decade of experience in sustainable design consultancy and we serve clients in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and worldwide. We’ll help you meet even the strictest of green building certifications, and ensure your development continues to perform efficiently throughout its entire lifecycle.

BENEFITS FOR RESIDENTS IN GREEN BUILDING

Green Building Certification in Dubai, UAE
Savings in regular water use and significant reductions in superfluous water usage by adhering to a stringent benchmark are the hallmarks of green homes. Usually, 50 percent reductions in water usage are achieved when compared with conventional homes. Green homes emphasize better water usage as a stringent benchmark and the reuse of waste water is incorporated effectively by routing such water for various landscaping purposes and other activities. In addition, sewage water treatment, as per international standards, is a remarkable feature of green buildings.
Rain water harvesting and maintenance of the water table are scientifically designed to ensure that the percolation rate is at least 40 to 50 percent greater than the natural rate of seepage of the geographical location.
The fundamental truth that humans are social animals, as well as, part of nature is an integral part of the green building revolution.Sustainability experts ensure that there is improved productivity of the inhabitants by enforcing and following health standards without compromising the environment. The health benefits of sustainably developed green homes are reflected through the provision of natural sunlight.
The location of green homes is another striking feature that is addressed via landscaping. The considerations of public amenities, local transport and connectivity are of immense value when planning for a green building home, which in turn reduce the costs of transport and other expenditures. Owners of green buildings usually do not worry about the various amenities and faculties in terms of welfare measures and public utilities, as these are integral components of the building.
Through this revolution of green building homes, we are committed to spreading positive social awareness, reducing negative environmental impacts, thereby creating a healthier society and better environment.
A Trusted Green Building Consultant: International Rating Certifications
Our team has more than a decade of experience in working with several global rating system standards and project types. Our green building consultancy services include the following green certifications and standards:
Construction Certification Management
We work with GBCI, Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, GORD, The BRE, WELL Institute and DGNB to provide the following services:

OUR GREEN BUILDING CONSULTANT SERVICES AND WELL CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Design Certification Management

Design Certification Management We’ve worked on a vast range of LEED, Estidama, GSAS and DGNB projects so you can rest assured we’ll help you meet the sustainable design standards you require.

Well™ Certification

By enhancing the quality of life for a building’s occupants, WELL concepts can help your project command higher rents, attract and retain the most talented employees and pay you dividends in both the short and long-term.

Waste Strategies

We provide innovative waste management solutions and management plans, to help minimize waste, encourage re-use and recycling, to help you save on costs and operate more sustainably.

Water Usage

We take a detailed look at your project’s water supply and wastage to see how we can minimize water demand. We’ll suggest resource saving strategies such as low flush toilets and water taps, waterless urinals and more. By also looking at the possibility of using condensate water collection, dual piping and more solutions, we are often able to reduce water use by 50% less than EPA baselines.

Indoor Air Quality Management

Poor indoor air that is badly ventilated or contaminated by gases and air pollutants can have a big impact on the health and comfort of your building’s occupants. We’ll analyze the quality of your indoor environment to help implement Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) guidelines based on SMACNA Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction.
Design Certification Management We’ve worked on a vast range of LEED, Estidama, GSAS and DGNB projects so you can rest assured we’ll help you meet the sustainable design standards you require.

Renewable Energy Strategies

We develop renewable energy strategies for individual buildings, or on a site-wide basis for master planned developments. We begin by conducting a feasibility study to identify the most suitable technologies, before carrying out a full technical and financial evaluation to determine the best possible approach for your project.

Daylighting

Our experts can aid in designing buildings that maximizes the use of natural light. Not only does this help you save precious energy resources and cut down on costs, it also makes for a healthier space for your occupants.

Coordinating with Certification Bodies

We’ll liaise directly with the Certification Bodies (Estidama, GBCI, GORD) and organize and submit any necessary paperwork for you.

Energy Modeling

As part of our green building consultant services, we use state-of-the-art software and hardware to help predict how much energy your building will consume. This allows us to pinpoint and implement innovative energy solutions, which will help you save you resources and operational costs.

Well™ Certification

WELL is the world’s first building standard that focuses exclusively on human health and wellness.
Developed by designers, medical professionals, psychologists and a host of other experts, the WELL Building Standard lays down an impressive blueprint for increasing the health rating of buildings and their interiors. Projects incorporating WELL features quickly see vast improvements in occupants’ productivity, creativity and retention, both in the short and long-term.

Mostadam Certification - KSA

Mostadam is a green building rating system developed by the Ministry of Housing of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and administered by Sustainable Building, that aims to create a better built environment in Saudi Arabia.
The rating system includes a set of sustainability technical requirements that projects must implement and integrate to be awarded the certificate, which acknowledges their efforts and distinguishes them from conventional developments.

White Paper: LEED Costs, Benefits and ROI (Energy, Water, CapEx, Health and Productivity)

When it comes to the decision making process for real-property investments, first cost savings are often a priority over green building and sustainable life cycle creation. A perceived lack of information about the actual costs and benefits of green buildings has led, in some cases, to concerns about whether to make a higher investment. Learn more about the costs and benefits of leed certification and ROI.

White Paper: Energy Modeling + BIM, Integrated At Last: Real-time operational energy and cost analysis throughout design and construction

As the world moves rapidly towards a more sustainable future, the design and construction of high-performance buildings has become the aspiration of developers on a global scale. In order to bring high-performance design to life, developers and designers alike need to adopt novel processes and abandon timeworn and out of date practices.
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Our Case Studies

Our Case Studies

Al Zahia Gardens Masterplan

UK Pavilion, EXPO 2020 Dubai

King Salman Energy Park

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US

“On the whole, I was delighted with Alpin’s team, their professional and friendly manner and, above all, a pragmatic consultancy approach aimed at maximizing the value of BREEAM for all stakeholders. I have no hesitation in recommending Alpin to support you in your next sustainability project or initiative.”

Ted Young,
Al Zahia Project Head on behalf of Sharjah Holding Co. PJSC and Majid Al Futtaim Properties LLC

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