UAE's first LEED Gold hospital to be 50% more energy efficient

04/11/2013 | National (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates), The

The United Arab Emirates has unveiled its first green hospital in Dubai. The hospital is LEED Gold certified and is expected to be 50% more energy efficient than buildings of the same size. The building is partially made from recycled material and maximizes use of natural daylight. It features "a solar-powered hot water system capable of producing 1,000 [liters] per day, and a system that collects condensation from air conditioners and uses it for irrigation."

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National (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates), The

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