Philips Lighting : Dubai Lamp to be installed in all new buildings
Dubai Municipality has signed a contract with
As part of a research partnership between
The new directive by HH
He said: "We have plans to replace 80% of the traditional lamps used in
"To begin with, we will make it mandatory for new buildings under construction to use Dubai Lamp. It will be made the basic requirement for getting the
"This will be beneficial for both sides. The owner of the building will be able to save a lot of money on energy charges and we will able to protect the environment," Lootah pointed out.
"In the beginning, we will concentrate on the new buildings. As regards the old buildings, we will make a study on the implementation mechanism. The municipality will also focus on big complexes such as schools, hospitals, mosques and other big buildings,” he added.
Lootah said the initiative is a first of its kind in the world and has set a new benchmark in energy efficiency and sustainable development in
The five year contract will divide the intellectual property rights equally between Dubai Municipality and
The municipality will make investments in the field of research and development to create the most efficient lamp in the world.
The manufacturing and supply of lamps will start during
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