Kahramaa Conserving Building Contest opens


General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) launched the sixth

version of ‘Conserving Building Competition’ as one of the initiatives

of National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency ‘Tarsheed’.

The competition is launched under the theme Inspiring Eco-Urban.


applications shall be submitted through Tarsheed page on Kahramaa

website, after reviewing the terms and conditions, and filling in the

registration form.

It is open for all buildings at government,

residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, and sport sectors,

according to a statement by Kahramaa.

Moreover, the competition is

meant to create awareness about building conservation concept in all

sectors of society, create public awareness on the benefits of building

conservation practices (energy, water), mobilise people and encourage

them to embrace energy conservation strategies, and motivate consumers

to adopt building conservation practices in the local construction

market, the statement added.

Meanwhile, Kahramaa invites eligible owners to apply for the competition.


shall be evaluated in several phases by a panel of experts where

buildings shall be evaluated based on specific criteria developed by a

team of experts, as follows: HVAC system, lighting, plumbing fixtures,

landscape, operation and maintenance practices, building energy

management, building automation, sustainability measures, specific

energy/water consumption, building insulation.

Winners will be

announced and honoured at Tarsheed 6th Annual Celebration to be held in

April. It is worth mentioning that ‘Conserving Buildings’ are buildings

that reduce electricity and water consumption, carbon emissions, and

provide better living for residents in the State of Qatar.

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