Stress on sustainability of buildings.
Ahmad al-Jolo, chairman of the Qatari Society of Engineers, and Seenu S Pillai, the honorary secretary of the IEI were the guest speakers.
Jolo spoke about the importance of sustainability in the building industry and described the various rating systems for ensuring the construction of green buildings.
Pillai focused his presentation on indoor environment quality, discussing recent trends and developments in technology to improve indoor air quality.
He described the various returns on investment and the cost benefit analysis of constructing green and environment friendly buildings.
Gulf Times Newspaper 2011
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