BUiD’s Graduate Wins Dr. Owainati Student Excellence Award

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Enas Alkhateeb, MSc Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SDBE) graduate, won the special Dr. Sadek Owainati Award for students at the Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) Awards ceremony, which was held on 17 May2017. Enas won the Award on her research “Potentials of Retrofitting the Federal Buildings in the UAE to Net Zero Electricity Cost Buildings” Enas talked about her winning project ,”It is a significant study based on a real case building in which a range of potential retrofit measures were assessed including the new initiative of grid connection. Transferring the federal and governmental buildings to net zero electricity cost buildings is doable, which sets an example for the remaining building sector in the UAE.

This is the second time that one of BUiD’s graduates wins this Award. Omair Awadh,SDBE graduate won the Award in 2014.

For more information about the 2017 Awards: http://emiratesgbc.org/awards/2017awards/2017awardswinners2017/

Media links:

http://www.albayan.ae/economy/local-market/2017-05-19-1.2951687

http://www.alkhaleej.ae/alkhaleej/page/80445ec1-b89e-4ced-8fcc-edc92d2b3539

http://alwatannewspaper.ae/?p=181468

https://www.emaratyah.ae/581213.html

Notes For Editors

Nishath Syed Rizwan

 Head of Communication & Corporate Relations

 The British University in Dubai

 T: +971 4 279 1422

 E: nishath.rizwan@buid.ac.ae

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