Abu Dhabi, March 30, 2022 - Leading full-service real estate company Provis announced conserving over 8,800 kWh of electricity, equivalent to reducing nearly 4,000 kg of CO2 during Earth Hour 2022. Non-essential lights were switched off for one hour on March 26, 2022, between 08:30 and 09:30 PM in 65 Provis-managed residential communities and five retail destinations.
In addition to the various energy savings techniques deployed across Provis communities, the company also hosted a variety of activities in collaboration with Environment Friends Society (EFS), including electricity-free musical nights, complimentary candle-lit yoga classes, storytelling, and night photography.
HP Aengaar, CEO at Provis, said, “Provis is proud to participate in this global environmental initiative year after year. Earth Hour serves as a strong reminder to all of us that every little effort matters and can help make a difference in protecting our planet. This year, we were glad to extend this green initiative to our growing portfolio in Dubai and other emirates, helping Provis and its managed communities make a difference.”
He added, “By joining efforts with our communities, partners, employees, and retail destinations, we were able to avoid generating the equivalent of 4000 kilograms of CO2 in just 60 minutes. Although symbolic, I am confident that more and more people would do their part to ensure a sustainable tomorrow for future generations.”
This year, 70 residential communities and retail destinations took part in Earth Hour, including 46 in Dubai, 24 in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain as well as several communities across the Northern Emirates.
Last year, the company’s sustainable practices and initiatives resulted in reducing more than 17,000 tons of carbon emissions and the conservation of 38 million KWH of total energy from electricity and chilled water consumption.