ED/GM Urban Shelter Ltd at the NMRC/IFC "EDGE DISCOVERY" WORKSHOP
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The Excellence in Design for Greater Effiiencies (EDGE) discovery workshop was held on the 24th of May 2018, at the Transcorp Hilton hotel Abuja.
The event was hosted by the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC).
There was a panel of discussions on Building Green by developers, IFC experts, and industry stakeholders among which was the Executive Director and General Manager Building Services of Urban Shelter Limited, Mallam Muktar Ibrahim.
Mallam Muktar said that some of the incentives needed to be applied to see effectiveness after the workshop are passive and aggressive systems.
He edged forward by articulating that passive system is what we currently adopt to a great extent along with other developers focusing on reducing energy imprint of buildings. He emphasized that these are things Urban Shelter Ltd, is already doing that are in conformity with the edge program.
Urban Shelter Ltd cognizes that building green reduces operation and energy costs, boosts air and water quality, conserves energy and natural resources, among many other benefits. The company is actively involved in affordable housing and green building as can be perceived in most of our projects.
Author: Tabitha Gwamna