Heriot-Watt University to Host Construction Sustainability Hackathon at Expo 2020

Heriot-Watt University to Host Construction Sustainability Hackathon at Expo 2020

University, Government and Industry Aim to Jointly Decarbonise UAE Cement Sector by 2040 AED 15,000 worth scholarships per individual will be awarded to a maximum of five team members 09 February 2022, Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University is hosting a 48-hour Construction Sustainability Hackathon event at the Expo 2020 UK Pavillion for students from across the globe . The Hackathon, running over 25th to 27th February 2022, will bring together students and experts to tackle construction sustainability challenges and will include keynote speeches, workshops and panel sessions featuring distinguished experts from…

Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus Awarded LEED Gold Status

Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus  Awarded LEED Gold Status

Highest possible rating on a retrofit of an existing building 19 January 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai campus at Dubai Knowledge Park has been awarded Gold status by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED, the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Gold certification is the second highest level of LEED certification, and the highest possible certification that can be achieved on a retrofit of an existing building. The campus is designed to serve nearly 4,000 students and occupies 218,000…