23 Students to participate in “The Sustainable Bathroom in the UAE Competition”, endorsed by the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, and done in partnership with AlAbbar Energy & Sustainability Group
Dubai, UAE, 7April2013: 23 Interior Design and Architecture university students have entered the “The Sustainable Bathroom in the UAE Competition”, a joint sustainability initiative organised by Delta Faucet Company, a worldwide leader in residential and commercial faucets, The American University in Dubai and AlAbbar Energy & Sustainability Group. The competition, endorsed by UNESCO and in line with the United Nations Decade of Education and Sustainable Development (UNDESD), aims to raise awareness about the region'secological footprint which a special focus on water consumption.
The competition was launched in conjunction with World Water Day and has attracted23 students who will submit original bathroom designs in line with the design criteria. The criteria includes water conservation, energy efficiency, water quality, alignment with government regulations and durability of design. The top three winning designs will be announced in June after the top ten entrants present their designs to a judging panel comprised of representatives from Delta Faucet Company, AESG and AUD in May. Participating students will have the chance to win a 15-inch 2.3 GHz Mac Book Pro, Intuos4 XL CAD or Wacom Intuos5 Touch L as first place, runner-up and third place prizes respectively.
Ross Jackson,General Manager of Delta Faucet Company Middle East, said: “As future innovators due to enter the job market in next few years, it is important for students to start thinking about water conservationat this early stage in their lives. The strong response from AUD demonstrates students' commitment to our shared mission which is encouraging using water responsibly. With knowledge of the UAE's incredibly high water consumption rate, we all have a part to play and through our partnership with AESG and AUD, we wish to raise as much awareness as possible.”
Delta Faucet Company is a pioneer in the advancement of performance standards for water-saving products and in that affect developed several groundbreaking technologies helping to promote water conservation. Delta Faucet Company is committed to environmental sustainability and places a high priority on products that address today's environmental concerns, such as water conservation and water quality.
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