Insights

ASHRAE, CIBSE, BSRIA, and SMACNA: What they are and how we use them to best create our built environments

Did you know that there are plenty of viable and exciting guidelines that complement and enhance green building standards such as LEED?…


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…


How to Become a Sustainability Consultant (A Career Guide)

Wondering what a career as a sustainability consultant looks like? After all, sustainability is a highly innovative and in-demand industry.…


Working from home: How we’ve fared so far and what we’ve learnt

Working from home was already an increasing trend in the past few decades, for reasons of flexibility and convenience. For the past few…


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Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP): How to Protect Your Assets

What is a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP)? A CEMP helps you protect your environmental assets to manage and minimize…


Energy efficiency in construction projects

Intro To Net Zero Energy Buildings

The issue of climate change is looming over our heads now more than ever. If you operate within the construction industry, being reminded…


Healthy Buildings: What You Need to Know in 2020

How can buildings be made healthier for building occupants? Buildings have a huge impact on people’s health, productivity, and wellbeing in…


Building Acoustics: How to Design Healthier Buildings

What is building acoustics? Today, you learn all about building acoustics and how acoustic design can help in the development of…