Environment-friendly houses in UAE

ABU DHABI — The UAE is fully capable of implementing the idea of building environmentally friendly homes on a wide scale, especially that it has been witnessing a giant jump in urbanisation, Jürgen Grossmann, the German expert in building and construction, said.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Sun 11 Mar 2007, 8:36 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:55 AM

In a lecture at the Information Affairs Office (IAO) of Shaikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, the German expert mentioned the possibility of using solar energy, which is abundant in the UAE to generate electrical power for homes and other buildings.

He said that the UAE had adopted a number of pioneering initiatives aimed at developing the sources of advanced energy.

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