Technical Side

  • Follow-up communication with the stakeholders to designate a technical coordinator in implementation of what was stated in item "Fourth" of High Order 5604.
  • Hold workshops with coordinators to provide them with specifications and technical requirements and explain the mechanism for Rationalizing electricity consumption in the buildings of government authorities.
  • Collect and analyze data related to electricity consumption.
  • Prepare reports on electricity consumption in government authorities, and report on their consumption on a semi-annual basis.
  • Create periodic groups and mini-teams with government authorities to discuss observations and present experiences.

First item

The ministries and government authorities shall provide the Saudi Energy Efficiency Center with the following: Data - related to the buildings belonging to it according to the models, and energy consumption designed by the Saudi Energy Efficiency Center, in coordination with the Center of Spending Efficiency and provides them to these stakeholders through its official website. Semi-annual reports on what has been done before it regarding improving energy efficiency and its plans in this field.

Second item

The Saudi Energy Efficiency Center, in coordination with the Center of Spending Efficiency, shall raise the necessary reports on government consumption of electricity on a semi-annual basis, and it suffices with these reports (the reports referred to in item two) dated 26/7/1439H, order No.37209 regarding electricity sector.

References and technical specifications- Saudi building code

 

Product

Specification no.

Specification name

The Saudi building code can be obtained by contacting with the National Committee for the Saudi Building Code

 

 

Saudi building code

Saudi Building Code - Energy Conservation Division

SBC 601& SBC 602

It is the set of requirements and requirements of regulations, executive regulations and annexes related to building and construction to ensure public safety and health.

References and technical specifications- Electrical Equipment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical Equipment

Small capacity air conditioners (less than or equal to 65,000 Btu)

SASO 2663/2018

Air Conditioning - Energy, cards and test performance requirements for small capacity, split-type air conditioners

 

 

 

 

 

 

To get any of the specifications, you can contact the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization: The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization

Large capacity air-conditioners (over 65,000 Btu)

SASO 2874/2016

Air conditioners - Minimum energy efficiency and test methods

Freezers and refrigerators

SASO 2892/2018

Freezers and refrigerators with freezers- energy, test and energy performance requirements

Electric water heaters

SASO 2884/2017

Water heaters - Energy and cards performance requirements

Washing machines

SASO 2885/2018

Electric washing machines - Performance requirements for energy, water and cards requirements

 

 

Clothes dryers

SASO 2883/2017

Electric Clothes Dryers - Energy and Cards Performance Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lighting products

SASO 2870/2015

Energy efficiency requirements, operating requirements and labeling of lighting products - Part 1

SASO 2902/2018

Energy efficiency requirements, operating requirements and labeling of lighting products - Part 2

SASO 2927/2019

Energy efficiency requirements, operating requirements and labeling of lighting products -part 3: Streets lighting

 

References and technical specifications - thermal insulation

 

Product

Standard No.

Standard name:

Thermal insulation

Rigid polyurethane foam applied by spraying for thermal insulation

GSO-ISO-8873-1-2014

Rigid polyurethane foam applied by spraying for thermal insulation.

First part: Materials properties

GSO-ISO-8873-2-2014

Rigid polyurethane foam applied by spraying for thermal insulation.

Second part: the application

Rigid Polyisocyanurate products (PIR)

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-1-2014

Rigid Polyisocyanurate (PIR) And Polyurethane (PUR) Products for Building End-Use Applications –

Fist part:

Specification for Laminated Insulation Boards with Auto-Adhesively or Separately Bonded Facings

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-2-2014

Rigid Polyisocyanurate (PIR) And Polyurethane (PUR) Products for Building End-Use Applications - Part 2: Specification for Laminated Boards with Auto-Adhesively Bonded Facings for Use as Thermal Insulation for Internal Wall Linings and Ceilings

Polyurethane (PUR) products

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-3-2014

Rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) and polyurethane (PUR) products for building end-use applications - Part 3: Specification for laminated boards (roof boards) with auto-adhesively or separately bonded facings for use as roof board thermal insulation under built up bituminous roofing membranes

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-4-2014

Rigid Polyurethane (PUR) And Polyisocyanurate (PIR) Products for Building End-Use Applications - Part 4: Specification for Laminated Insulation Boards (Roof boards) With Auto-Adhesively or Separately Bonded Facings for Use as Roof board Thermal Insulation Under Non-Bituminous Single-Ply Roofing Membranes

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-5-2014

Rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) and polyurethane (PUR) products for building end-use applications - Part 5: Specification for laminated boards (roof boards) with auto-adhesively or separately bonded facings for use as thermal insulation boards for pitched roofs

SASO-GSO-BS-4841-6-2014

Rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) and polyurethane (PUR) products for building end-use applications – Part 6: Specification for laminated boards with auto-adhesively or separately bonded facings for use as thermal insulation for floors

 

 

Product

Standard No.

Standard name:

Thermal insulation

Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation

Including:

-          Boards manufactured from expandable beads.

-          Extruded Boards

SASO-ASTM C-578-2014

Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation

 

Factory made mineral wool (MW) products

SASO-GSO-EN-13162-2014

 

Thermal insulation products for buildings - Factory made mineral wool (MW) products – Specification

Perlite Loose Fill thermal insulation products

SASO-ASTM-C 549-2014

Standard Specification for Perlite Loose Fill Insulation

 

Vermiculite Loose Fill Thermal Insulation products

SASO-ASTM-C 516-2014

"Standard Specification for Vermiculite Loose Fill Thermal Insulation

 

Cellular glass (CG) products

SASO-EN-13167-2014

Thermal insulation products for buildings - Factory made cellular glass (CG) products – Specification

 

Isolated + rendering

SASO- EN 998-1-2014

Specification for mortar for masonry - Part 1: Rendering and plastering mortar

 

Cellular concrete bricks

SASO- EN 771-4-2014

Specification for Masonry bricks - Part 4: cellular concrete bricks

 

 

Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation

Including:

-          Boards manufactured from expandable beads.

-          Extruded Boards

SASO-ASTM C-578-2014

Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation

 

You can access files of the energy management program and the practical model for implementing the energy management program through the following links:

Energy management program

The practical model for implementing the energy program

What are the targeted agencies in the government agencies' consumption data collection portal?

All government agencies with an independent budget and its subsidiaries.

 

What is the purpose of this portal?

Obtain and analyze data related to the consumption of government agencies buildings and issue periodic reports accordingly.

 

How can I create an account to sign the portal?

The main coordinator of the agency will be provided with a user name to be sent via email. Possibility to grant the main coordinator of the agency create a sub-user as needed.

 

How to deal with the confidentiality of information provided by the authorities?

The information shall be kept confidentially with the Saudi Energy Efficiency Center according to the information security systems in the KSA, it is only shared with the relevant government agencies.

 

How are the main coordinator or his alternate for the participant agency?

The main coordinator or his alternate is nominated by the agency through providing the Saudi Energy Efficiency Center with the official letter with the coordinator's data

 

What are types of targeted buildings in the project?

All government agency buildings of the agency, whether rented or owned.