Monday, September 17, 2007

Nakheel emerges recipient of the Emirates Energy Award

Nakheel, one of the leading real estate developers in the world, is the proud owner of the first Emirates Energy Award (EEA). The award was launched during the initial months of this year, as a recognition for the best implemented practices in energy conservation and management, with measures that are cost effective, showcase innovative, and replicable energy efficiency methods, inclusive.

The Director of the Design Group, Abdulrahman Kalantar, accepted the award during a ceremony conducted at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. Expressing his pleasure in receiving the award on behalf of his team, he mentioned that it was the result of great effort and determination.

He continued, "Nakheel is not only developing some of the world's most visionary projects, but also continues to lead the way in terms of designing and implementing Safety, Health and Environmental policies."

Nakheel, who is the developer of iconic projects such as The World, and The Pal Jumeirah, was awarded the Runner-Up in the Major Energy Project Award. This was awarded for implementing a series of energy saving measures by the Design Group during the construction of the 20 Shoreline Apartment buildings in the Palm Jumeirah, particularly, in the three main areas of cooling, hot water preparation, lighting and power.

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