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UAE Region launches the Minimum Design Guideline for the region of Abu Dhabi and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Following on from the success of the Design Guides for Dubai last year, CIBSE has released a set of MEP minimum design guidelines for Abu Dhabi and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Virtual launch event and Q&A session took place on 8th September, 5 pm U.A.E time and was well attended by building service Industry members in Middle East and abroad. 

The Design Guides focus on design standards for mechanical services, electrical services and public health services. They have been produced to be used for initial design guidance and provide minimum design requirements for specific design issues.


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CIBSE UAE holds first ever virtual awards this year 

This year's CIBSE UAE annual awards took place virtually on the 8th of April 2021. The awards show was a HUGE success with an overall viewership of over 1000 guests, felicitating winners in over 6 categories including the winners of first ever CIBSE UAE student design competition.

Held under the theme, ‘Designing with a Purpose’, the awards received over 40 nominations across five categories. In addition, eight universities participated in the first CIBSE UAE student design competition, of which four were shortlisted. A distinguished panel of five judges from the CIBSE headquarters, in the United Kingdom, and industry experts from the region were invited to decide the winners and the runners-up for each category.

CIBSE UAE Committee

The CIBSE UAE Committee is currently chaired by Farah Naz - Associate Director, Lead Specialist Services - AECOM and co chaired by Mohd. Imran Shaikh - Lead Mechanical Engineer, SSH.  

The current CIBSE UAE Committee is in it's second term with the following committee members. The committee meets on a monthly basis and are working to develop activities in the region further with many interesting conferences, webinars and student enagement initiatives. 

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