SSGM Board Meeting # 12 at Al MUNTADA Knowldge Space -Masdar Sustainable City Abu Dhabi

May 9, 2024
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The image above shows the venue of the recent SSGM board meeting #12 on the 8th May 2024 at the Al MUNTADA Knowledge space by Saint –Gobain, Masdar sustainable City in Abu Dhabi.


AL MUNTADA, net-zero carbon 400-square-meter space built over a 2,200-square-meter land will showcase the latest Innovations of Saint-Gobain in light and sustainable Construction. namely the lightweight façade system, internal partitions and acoustic ceilings from Gyproc, acoustic and sustainable decorative flooring systems from Weber, pre-insulated lightweight HVAC ducts, Best performant acoustic ceilings tiles and seamless acoustic ceilings, high performance glass which provides high light and visibility by using Saint-Gobain Glass, fire resistant and safety glass, Safety films on glass from Solar Gard and sustainable cast iron draining pipes from Saint-Gobain PAM. The Photovoltaic panels used are also generating 20% more energy than what is required to operate the building. Using the latest technology of smart glass in its construction, AL-MUNTADA offers a unique Feel, Hear, See, Breathe experience. This space also features a digital and physical solutions library, a learning center that will target improving the technical awareness in the construction. Masdar City, the hub of sustainability, was naturally selected to be the home of this energy positive building. As world leader in the light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain is engaged in a net-zero carbon commitment by 2050 will accelerate its growth in UAE and the GCC through AL-MUNTADA- Knowledge Space by Saint-Gobain, as well as raise awareness of its innovative solutions addressing the challenges of light and sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. “For Many years, Saint-Gobain has been a partner of Masdar City promoting the same values, vision of sustainable future through a representation office. Today, AL-MUNTADA, is offering all its customers and all stakeholders the opportunity to experience what the future of construction would look like. AL-MUNTADA Knowledge Space by Saint-Gobain adds a rich portfolio of global businesses that share its vision to securing a greener future for all. Al MUNTADAN is the ideal destination that drives growth aspirations while contributing to a sustainable future.”


Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance and is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.


Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City is one of the world’s most sustainable developments. It is made up of a rapidly growing clean-tech cluster, business free zone and residential neighborhood with restaurants, shops and public green spaces. Masdar City is a working model for cities around the world in environmental, economic and social sustainability, and continues to push the boundaries of innovation. The sustainable city is home to the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency, as well as several Fortune 500 companies, hundreds of entrepreneurs and a leading graduate-level research institute.