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Panel on Reducing the Gap Between Design and Operation at the World Future Energy Summit (Abu Dhabi, 15-18 January 2018)

Friday, 06 April 2018 12:04
The discrepancy between a design’s stated compliance with energy efficiency objectives and actual post-construction building performance is widening, as mandatory codes and voluntary rating systems become increasingly demanding. This is a major iss

Future Saudi Cities Programme training in collaboration with UN-Habitat (Riyadh, 10-12 December 2017)

Thursday, 28 December 2017 20:26
The "Future Saudi Cities Programme” (FCSP) is a partnership between and the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MoMRA), which will serve as a catalyst for sustainable urban and territorial development while contributing to th

Expert workshop of Mission Innovation #7 on heating and cooling of buildings (Abu Dhabi, 1-2 November 2017)

Thursday, 28 December 2017 20:02
Mission Innovation was announced on November 30, 2015, as world leaders came together in Paris to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change. Through Mission Innovation, 22 countries and the European Union are 

Final deployment of light pole urban microclimate monitoring stations in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:44
We have completed the deployment of a total of 25 urban microclimate monitoring stations in severla representative downtown districts of Abu Dhabi. The stations are operational and report the recorded data back to Masdar Institute on a daily basis. A

Masdar Institute participation in the EU project INDIGO (20 March 2017)

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 14:40
Masdar Institute is now officially a participant in the INDIGO Horizon 2020 project funded by the EU Commission. INDIGO involves the development of a highly efficient and intelligent district cooling system based on an optimized system management str

World Future Energy Summit (Abu Dhabi, 16-19 January 2017)

Thursday, 19 January 2017 14:18
The urban microclimate modeling project was presented at the WFES. A new video describing the research complemented the 3D models of the E3 district.