25 - 28 November 2019 | 11:00 - 19:00 Daily ZA'ABEEL HALLS 5 & 6, DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE


Azmi S. Aboul-Hoda Publicity Chair ASHRAE Falcon

Session Details:

28 Nov 2018 | 13:00 - 13:45 | Integrated Building Energy Solutions

Azmi S. Aboul-Hoda is the RAL Assistant Regional Vice Chair of the ASHRAE Region-at-Large and the Research Promotion Chair of the ASHRAE Falcon Chapter. In parallel, Azmi leads EMergy, a privately held corporation specialized in the built environment field with focus on energy saving solutions, audits and surveys, building performance, and indoor environmental quality.

 With around 20 years' experience in the built environment field in international and multinational companies, his expertise covers various responsibilities in energy, sustainability, design, engineering, execution, testing, commissioning, and maintenance. During his tenure, Azmi was involved in many audits, surveys, and retrofits to enhance existing buildings’ performance, indoor environmental quality, energy optimization, etc. Azmi was part of the senior management for the electrical and mechanical systems’ works in various projects in Dubai Airport, including the prestigious Dubai International Terminal III / Concourse II Project (1.6 Billion Dirhams). Prior to that, he was involved in several prestigious projects in the Middle East, such as, Beirut International Airport, Al Shuweihat S1 Independent Water and Power, Revamp of Ruwais Refinery, Lebanese University Campus, Consulting Clinics in Beirut Down Town, etc.

 Azmi is an active committee member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Falcon Chapter. He is also a committee member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), UAE Region. He is serving in several forums related to the built environment industry, such as:

  1. RAL Assistant Regional Vice Chair (CTTC) at the ASHRAE Region-at-Large, since 2018 (ongoing).
  2. Research Promotion Chair at the ASHRAE Falcon Chapter, UAE, since 2018 (ongoing).
  3. Publicity Chair at the ASHRAE Falcon Chapter, UAE, since 2016 (ongoing).
  4. Member of the BEAP Certification Exam Subcommittee of ASHRAE, since 2017 (ongoing).
  5. Local Industry Liaison at the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) UAE Region, since 2014 (ongoing).
  6. Member of CIBSE UAE Region Technical Subcommittee, since 2016 (ongoing).
  7. Secretary of CIBSE Energy Performance Group (EPG) UAE, since 2017 (ongoing).
  8. Member of the Industry Advisory Panel of the Architectural Engineering School at Heriot-Watt University Dubai (ongoing).


Azmi holds a Bachelor's Degree of Mechanical Engineering (1998) and a PRO-GREEN Professional Graduate Diploma and Professional Degree in Green Technologies (2017), Building Specialization, from the American University of Beirut. He is certified by the Association of Energy Engineers as Energy Manager (CEM) and Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP). He is also certified by ASHRAE as Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP).

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