Renewable Energy for Private Villas

Renewable Energy for Private Villas

AL QASSIMI PRIVATE VILLA
RAS AL KHAIMAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Project Team:

Project Title:Al Qassimi Private Villa
Consultant and Green
Technologies client:
Blanchard
Sustainability Consultant:Green Technologies FZCO
Project Scope:MEP Design Process &
Sustainable Strategies

 

The Al Qassimi Private Villa is a home being built as a single dwelling unit for the Al Qassimi family. The project site is located on a small hillock in Ras Al Khaimah, facing the ocean. The Owner of the villa is keen on ensuring that as many sustainable strategies are incorporated within the project’s design in order to minimize the dwelling’s ecological footprint and also its operational costs.

Green Technologies were appointed by Blanchard (Architect for Record) to provide sustainable strategies and guidelines that covers same criteria as those included in USGBC’s LEED Rating System. The sustainability principles pursued on this project are as follows:

  • Natural Ventilation during milder climates
  • Efficient Mechanical Air Conditioning & Ventilation
  • Daylighting and Visual Comfort in all occupied areas
  • Artificial Lighting – 20% Improved LPD
  • Solar Power for Exterior Lighting
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Roof Gardens and Cool Roofs
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Water Saving Fixtures – 20% Improved
  • Waste Water Recycling
  • Water Efficient Landscaping – Xeriscaping
  • Climate Sensitive Irrigation System – Sub Soil Drip Irrigation

M & E and Sustainability Solutions Concept to completion

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Natural Ventilation Strategy

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Daylighting Strategy

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Mechanical Air Conditioning and
Ventilation Strategy

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Artificial Lighting Strategy