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The Big 5 sets green standard

Dubai, October 23, 2008

High-performance, energy efficient green building solutions and eco-friendly technologies will be the key issues at 'The Big 5,' the biggest exhibition for the Middle East building and construction industry.

Designed to raise awareness, 'The Big 5 Technical Conference' will bring together regional and international experts to present practical project case studies, UAE green building compliance requirements and rating schemes, said Simon Mellor, vice president construction for organisers dmg world media.

The Big 5 takes place at Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre from November 23 to 27.

The 2007 show featured more than 2,830 exhibiting companies from 53 countries and dmg media say there are already more than 3000 exhibiting companies for the 2008 show and they expect more than 50,000 visitors.
The Big 5 Technical Conference takes place at the Monarch Hotel in Dubai on November 24.

Compiled in conjunction with Ecospecifier International, The Big 5 Technical Conference will highlight the latest issues surrounding green building policy and best practices for technology design and product sourcing.

A high level panel of speakers has been assembled including Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality, who will be addressing green building standards.

Other topics include sustainable communities; district cooling; the design of carbon critical buildings; eco-profiling of buildings; sustainability assessments; and green architecture.-TradeArabia News Service

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