All Tecom buildings to meet US “green” guidelines
Authorities as Tecom Investments recently announced that all new Tecom-owned buildings, both locally and internationally, will be designed, constructed and operated to the US Green Building Council's 'Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design' silver guidelines.
The announcement was made through Tecom’s recently launched renewable energy division, according to Gulf News.
"We are committed to an aggressive policy to reduce our electricity and water usage by retrofitting, building and operating the most energy and resource efficient buildings throughout our current and future project portfolios," stated Ali Bin Towaih, director for the renewable energy division.
Furthermore, all current structures will be brought up to certification in the next five years.
The move will allow the company to reduce its specific energy consumption by 25 per cent in the next five years, while easing its water consumption by 30 per cent in the next three years.
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