About RetrofitTech Abu Dhabi Summit

This year,  driving energy efficiency in buildings with performance management contracting schemes, has put the business back into delivering sustainable goals.

In March 2017, the Tarsheed Programme under the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), was launched successfully. The registration of Energy Services Company’s (ESCOs) has seen the announcement of a few approved ESCOs showing thatmarket is set to grow steadily.  Against this backdrop, the launch of RetrofitTech Abu Dhabi, aims to provide the industry with an opportunity to come together and talk about the planned initiatives, projects, best practice and innovation in retrofitting of existing buildings.

The Abu Dhabi’s Tarsheed Programme is part of the Emirate’s strategic objectives aimed at reducing energy consumption by 20% by the year 2030.

Retrofitting buildings across the UAE has become a leading force behind energy efficiency initiatives across the Emirates, project owners will begin to lead retrofitting initiatives in commercial and residential buildings. Planners, designers and technology experts will share innovation in efficient cooling systems, lighting and water management.  The event gathers government departments, municipalities, project owners, energy service companies, developers and technology experts who have a vested interest in reducing Abu Dhabi’s water and electricity consumption by 20%.

On a larger scale the Tarsheed programme will also form a work plan for replacing all electric devices, such as ACs, ventilation systems, lighting systems, elevators, and water pumps with energy efficient ones that comply with the standards and specifications put by the competent authorities like Emirates Authority For Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), Estidama program of Abu Dhabi UPC, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) as well as the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport.

RetrofitTech Abu Dhabi will take place alongside the LightingTech Abu Dhabi Summit providing the industry with robust content across the Abu Dhabi project market.

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Excellent opportunities for the retrofitting industry

Did you know?
  • Find out more about starting the process of accreditation to qualify as an ESCO through the ADWEA
  • Get the latest view on which projects are being prioritised and where your solutions will be needed
  • Learn from your peers who are currently delivering work in Abu Dhabi
  • Join the retrofitting community which aims to reducing energy consumption in existing buildings
  • Be part of Abu Dhabi’s latest retrofitting sector growth

Top Reasons To Attend

  • Join the industry experts as they discuss steps to deliver retrofitting projects
  • Participate in more than 15 projects and technology showcases
  • Meet the globe’s leading technology providers
  • Network and meet professionals from across energy, buildings and facilities management
  • Be part of live interviews and panel sessions

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