Construction of the region’s first LEED Gold certified service station has passed the 40% milestone

Construction of the region’s first LEED Gold certified service station has passed the 40% milestone
Published: 25 February 2020 - 4:45 a.m.

Energy-efficient and renewable solutions including wind turbine generated power and photovoltaic solar panels will allow the Ghaf-tree inspired ENOC service station located at the Expo 2020 Dubai site will achieve overall power savings of 48%.

Construction of the region’s first LEED Gold certified service station has passed the 40% milestone, reports state-held news agency Wam.

Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO of ENOC, said: "The ‘Service Station of the Future’ embodies our commitment to ‘Reimagine Energy’ by creating a prototype of the future of retail service stations.

“In addition to serving as a testament to our drive to innovate and set new standards for the industry, this station will contribute to Expo 2020 Dubai plans to leave behind a powerful legacy for Dubai and the UAE."

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It is estimated that energy initiatives will reduce approximately 100,000 kgs of carbon dioxide emissions, while high efficiency LED fixtures will be used to save up to 30% in energy.

A navigation lighting system with motion and occupancy sensors will allow up to 15% savings, while the use of low-flow water fixtures target at least 40% reduction from baseline water consumption.

Wind turbines with a capacity of 5 kWp output will convert renewable wind energy to electrical energy with on-grid net metering facility.

Vapour recovery systems will be onsite to recover gasoline vapour with 70% of all fumes converted to fuel, which will improve nearby environment as it controls the volatile organic compounds emitted.

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