Jordanian project awarded for design excellence

4- Jordanian project awarded Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies certification new
(Photo: Alsaraya Housing Projects and Investment)
AMMAN —The “Oak Chains” housing project, built in Amman’s Dabouq district, received the Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) certification, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The certification is approved by the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, which awards resource-efficient building construction.

The project has successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 percent, using environmental design procedures and raising efficiency of its lighting, air conditioning and water systems.

Jamal Badran, manager of Alsaraya Housing Projects and Investment, said the project is the first Jordanian housing community to receive the EDGE accreditation, in support of the developer’s vision towards building environmentally friendly and pioneering homes at the region’s level.

Alsaraya developed the project, which consists of eight homes, is the first residential community to obtain a global certificate in green construction in the Kingdom, he noted.

The accreditation is a step in the company’s comprehensive strategy to provide “distinguished” residential units, aimed to improve their owners’ life quality and save energy and water consumption, he pointed out.

Badran said this style will be carried out in future environmentally-friendly buildings that serve and enhance sustainability of natural resources.

The project has saved energy and water consumption by 51 percent and 43 percent respectively.

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