In the post SDG scenario, the world’s development direction is much steered towards sustainable development and sustainability. Cities are major contributors to the achievement of sustainable development besides currently being blamed for global environmental concerns. Cities consume the energy of various forms which is mainly coming from non-renewable sources such as fossil fuels. Renewable sources, such as solar, wind, biomass, improved fuels like ethanol, and biodiesel are important means which can be utilized to meet the energy demands and creating a sustainable world. Cities have buildings of various kinds which have a significant impact on energy use and the environment. For example, Commercial and residential buildings use almost 40% of the primary energy. The energy used by the building sector continues to increase, primarily because new buildings are constructed faster than old ones are retired.
Energy conservation in buildings results in environmental saving. The modern experience in energy saving is through net-zero energy building (NZEB) which is a residential or commercial building with greatly reduced energy needs. In such a building, efficiency gains have been made such that the balance of energy needs can be supplied with renewable energy technologies. The country is located at a good solar elevation angle for Photovoltaics (PV) and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) applications throughout the year. The potential of Pakistan’s solar irradiance for example is one of its kind opportunity for urban Pakistan.
Recognizing this very need for ensuring sustainability and the role of cities in energy conservation, SheherSaaz (Pvt.) Ltd. is organizing a Lecture on Net Zero Energy Buildings. Mr. Waseem Shahid Malik is a renowned renewable energy expert having vast experience in renewable technologies. He has special expertise in the creation of NZEB in Europe and the Middle East.
Sheher Saaz (Pvt) Ltd
21 Deyal Singh Mansion, 57 The Mall, Lahore
Date: 20th May 2016 Time: 17:30 – 19-30
Due to limited seats, an email confirmation is required. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Waseem Shahid Malik
25 years experience in the field of design, development, research, training, project management, and analysis of various energy efficiency, solar PV, heat pumps and micro CSP integrated energy projects. My expertise includes Solar Resource Assessment, EIA, Feasibility Studies, Energy modeling (domestic, commercial & industrial), energy audits, energy management, energy monitoring, and energy efficiency.
He has extensive working experience in the field of BMS, Energy Efficiency, Solar PV grid, off-grid, large scale PV applications, developed solutions to reduce carbon footprint in the built environment, industrial process, PVPS design, solar-based water pumps, and net-zero energy buildings project development providing consultancy and advisory services about Eco Asset Management and Energy Efficiency Financing to various private entrepreneurs, corporations, semi Governments, utility companies, universities and initiated much need-based research projects.