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Renewable energy firm Masdar has signed agreements with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs to audit the energy, waste and water efficiency at the government entity’s headquarters
Masdar will also provide an assessment of the sustainability elements of the new UAE embassy in Doha, Qatar.
The contracts were signed by Masdar chief operating officer Mohamed Al Ramahi and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs undersecretary, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed.
Al Hamed, said, “We will capitalise on the company’s extensive knowledge and experience in sustainable building design and construction. The headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs must set the example for other government buildings as well as UAE missions around the world.”
Al Ramahi said, “Masdar is pleased to work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure that their headquarters and the UAE embassy in Doha meet the highest possible building operational efficiency.”
The audit at the headquarters will highlight the potential cost savings of conserving energy resources. Following the audit, awareness and educational initiatives will take place throughout the ministry office.
Masdar has conducted similar audits for nearly 100 buildings in the UAE and abroad.