Excellent Opportunities for the air quality and environmental noise sector
  • The global air quality monitoring equipment market is expected to reach $6,147.77 million by 2019 growing at a CAGR of 9.15% between 2014 and 2019, and the environmental testing market is projected to reach more than $9.5 Billion at a CAGR of 6.4% by 2019, according to the Marketsandmarkets’ report.
  • Technavio's analysts forecast the global IAQ market to grow at a CAGR of 8.3% during the period 2016-2020.
  • According to TechSci research report, GCC air conditioners market set to grow at CAGR 10% till 2021 due to rising construction, increasing disposable income and upcoming mega events such as FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, World Expo 2020 in UAE, cultural and summer festivals in Bahrain.
  • In May 2016, Dubai Municipality has completed the second phase of noise-monitoring project by installing 10 stations to take readings of sound levels in the emirate.
  • EAD has recently announced the successful completion of phase 1 of the e-Linking project with the ADWEA, ZonesCorp, NCMS, and Dubai Municipality.
  • In 2016, EAD and ADNOC are reinforcing their collaboration towards the improvement of air quality control in Abu Dhabi through a number of procedures, processes and timeframe for electronic linking of the central databases for air quality monitoring networks.
  • In Qatar, all new buildings being constructed strictly adhere to green building standards outlined by the State of Qatar and constantly promoted by Qatar Green Building Council, placing a strong focus on indoor air quality issues.
  • In Saudi Arabia, the Ambient Air Standard 2012 prescribes limit values for ambient air quality parameters and introduces new limits for companies that are required to manage their emissions.