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First school to be awarded LEED Gold in the MENA region

Written by EMS

Energy Management Services (EMS) worked with Al Shafar Genral Contracting (ASGC), Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) as LEED Green Building Consultancy and Commissioning Agent for their latest project: Ladybird Early Learning Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the first nursery in the MENA region to be LEED Gold certified.

EMS’ strong reputation in the region ensures that they are the leading Green Building Consultants in the Middle East. GAJ & ASGC’s aim is to optimize their energy, water and material efficiency, together achieved through EMS’ expertise on design and engineering disciplines. EMS’ Green Building Commissioning Service provided Green Building guidelines for GAJ & ASGC’s Ladybird Early Learning Center project, which is adapted to their requests as well as the local requirements of the UAE. The implementation of these green building methods, materials and technologies for the Ladybird Early Learning Center project will both be financially and environmentally sustainable for GAJ & ASGC.

EMS worked with GAJ & ASGC to create a successful program that will guide the building professionals to design and build green buildings successfully. The project involved the LEED Green Building Consultancy and Commissioning agent of the Ladybird Early Learning Center project which obtained the desired results. As part of the project, EMS’ goal is to ensure that the proposed energy facilities will provide optimal energy at a reduced cost. Receiving enough credit for LEED Gold did not stop EMS from adding more points to be more environmental friendly.

EMS encourages and leads the way for a greener and more sustainable future. As Sustainability Partners for many clients in the Middle East over the past twenty-five years, EMS has been actively involved in assisting its clients to strategically manage energy procurement. EMS design and implement energy efficiency solutions, supply reliable & cost-competitive energy services and coordinate the installation of energy infrastructure and technologies. EMS additionally is certified in LEED, Estidama, QSAS and many more. EMS works on its mission and vision to create a world of Energy Independence.

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