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RTI International celebrated the opening of a new office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The office is located at the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research & Training (CERT), the commercial, research and training arm of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the largest institute of higher education in the UAE.
Faced with high levels of greenhouse gas emissions and disproportionate reliance on natural gas for electricity and production of potable water, the United Arab Emirates launched a strategy to moderate energy and water consumption and diversify supply sources by 2030. For countries like the UAE, growing energy and water demand coupled with sustainability and security issues have driven leaders to make efficiency and sustainability a top priority.