Hai Bay is among the top 10 buildings in global sustainability
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSO) has announced the acquisition of LEED Platinum, the fourth edition of existing buildings for operation and maintenance. The Executive Vice President of Operations and Customer Affairs at Oasis Authority Dubai
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSO) today announced that the fully-owned Bay Bay building has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification, the fourth edition of existing buildings for operation and maintenance.
The Executive Vice President of Operations and Customer Affairs, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, received the LEED Platinum Certificate from the CEO of the American Green Building Council, Mahesh Ramanogam.
According to the Authority's statement, the building has been listed on arcskoru.com, the region's first and the top 10 buildings in the world in sustainability. Hai Bay is also the first building to be awarded the fourth LEED certification for O & M in the Middle East and North Africa region under the US Green Building Council's Earth LEED program.
"The new achievement underscores the commitment of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to adopt and implement international standards that ensure the best services to our business partners in the oasis," said Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi. Our award also reflects the UAE's efforts to create an environment that inspires the public and private sectors to continue to develop projects that are sustainable with sustainable projects.
He expressed his confidence that this achievement, achieved by Dubai, will stimulate other companies and free zones in the country and the region to follow suit.
With this achievement, the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, with a LEED Platinum certification, has grown to three buildings. It has previously received the LEED Platinum Certificate for the headquarters of the Oasis and the Technopoint Building.
Dubai Silicon Oasis is undertaking a wide range of environmentally conscious initiatives, including the replacement of traditional lighting lamps of 2,000 units on streets, roads and public buildings with energy-saving LEDs, saving more than 50% of total consumption. It has also adopted a policy of reclamation of water and effective irrigation initiatives and has treated 2.5 billion gallons of water in the wastewater treatment plant since its installation.