Windows and Glazing
This product category applies to PVRS credit RE-R1 Minimum
Energy Performance and can assist for the optional credit RE-2 Cool
Building Strategies to achieve a higher Pearl rating.
RE-R1 Minimum Energy Performance of the PVRS requires that
fenestration is to have a maximum Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
(SHGC) of 0.4 and an area weighted average U-value that is equal to
or less than 2.2 W/m2K. If you cannot provide the "whole
system" fenestration U-value i.e. glass and frame, a glazing centre
pane U-value of 1.8 W/m2K combined with a thermally
broken frame is currently accepted as provided in the EVPD.
To achieve a higher Pearl rating, RE-2 Cool Building Strategies
may be pursued, which requires a minimum area weighted average
U-value that is less or equal to 1.9 W/m2K and a maximum
SHGC of 0.3. If you cannot provide the "whole system" fenestration
U-value i.e. glass and frame, a glazing centre pane U-value of 1.5
W/m2K combined with a thermally broken frame is
In order to demonstrate compliance with the credit requirements,
project teams can either use the standard submittal templates with
all supporting documentation or the EVPD Submittal Template :
Windows and Glazing below.
This spreadsheet contains a complete schedule that is
automatically generated including all relevant information for
inclusion for the RE-R1 submission as follows:
If you want to use a product that is not on the EVPD, please
follow the Conventional
Villa Product Selection Pathway.
Estidama Villa Product Database - Windows and Glazing
The Estidama Villa Product Database (EVPD)-Windows and Glazing
provides the following information:
The following link contains the latest Estidama Villa Product
Database for Windows and Glazing.
The links below contains information on each company, sales
distribution details and where products can be purchased within the
Emirate of Abu Dhabi (in alphabetical order).
If you want to apply to have a product listed on the EVPD,
please click here for