Green Building

Estidama Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Are you curious about what an Estidama certification is and why the Abu Dhabi government is placing such a high value on this…


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The WELL Certification: What are the key changes between v1 and v2?

The WELL Certification: What are the key changes between v1 and v2? June 16, 2021 |  In Insights |  By Camille Hubert At…


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What is Biophilic Design? Definition and Benefits

What is biophilic design? That's what you'll learn in today's article. Read on! In modern society, most people spend around 90% of their…


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How is Vernacular Architecture supporting a more sustainable Built Environment?

How is Vernacular Architecture supporting a more sustainable Built Environment? January 17, 2021 |In Insights |By Noor Ahmed……


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What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and what is it used for?

Today’s consumers are more eco-conscious than ever, but so are developers. Indeed, it seems that when building modern day structures, both…


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Green Building Standards: A Guide to ASHRAE, CIBSE, BSRIA, and SMACNA

Did you know that there are plenty of viable and exciting guidelines that complement and enhance green building standards and certification…


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The WELL Portfolio program: How it works and its many undeniable benefits

At Alpin, we are big fans of the WELL rating system. In fact, we are proud to have been the first WELL certified office space in the Middle…


Protecting and Optimizing Indoor Air Quality in the GCC thanks to Green Building Rating Systems

Indoor air quality is not something we often think about but, with the disproportionately high amount of time we spend indoors,  it is…


How Alpin contributes to building some of the world’s most sustainable cities one building at a time

Sustainability is a word that encompasses a wide spectrum and has many different interpretations. So, what does it truly mean and how can…


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A New Version of WELL is Released Based on COVID-19 Findings: WELL Health-Safety Rating

If you are familiar with the built environment then you have probably heard of WELL. This is because WELL is the world’s first building…