Qatar aiming to conserve energy and water
Qatar to ensure energy and water conservation awareness is raised
The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) is taking steps to raise awareness of the use of electricity and water in the country but applying the Qatar Sustainability Assessment System.
A MoU has been signed between Kahramaa, Barwa and Qatari Diar Research institute to create a sustainable built environment in terms of energy and water conservation, according to The Peninsula.
“Our MoU with BQDRI and the deployment of QSAS will allow Kahramaa to take the lead in addressing strategic issues related to Qatar's energy and water efficiency policies, reduction of carbon emissions, minimisation of ecological impacts, and insurance of high indoor environmental quality," Eissa Hilal Al-Kawari, acting manging director of Kahramaa said.
“Partnering with BQDRI's rating system that adheres to international standards and addresses sustainability goals specific to the area, Kahramaa will serve as a premier example for government bodies and companies in Qatar, the region and across the globe," Al Kuwari added.