Dubai: The good news for the residents of Dubai is that they can now access free online courses to reduce their electricity bills by enrolling themselves in the course. The residents will learn sustainability and home safety through the course in just 15 minutes.
This online course is called “Ideal Home“. It is a joint project of the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) with nine other local government departments, including the Dubai Police, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA), and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
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In order to take these online classes, you must make sure to register yourself on the DEWA website (dewa.gov.ae). So, once you register yourself, then you can be able to easily watch educational videos and take an online self-assessment in order to test your knowledge. It is worth mentioning that by participating in his amazing course, you will be able to learn valuable tips for saving energy and keeping your home safe.
What do you Learn in the ‘Ideal Home’ Course?
Beloe are the DEWA’s 5 major pillars for the online course:
Through this course, the residents will learn to get access to many tips and tricks that help them to reduce their electricity bill, such as:
- Choosing energy-efficient light bulbs
- Selecting environmentally friendly devices along with appliances
- Setting your air-conditioner to 24 degrees Celsius
- Using water-saving tools and smart irrigation systems for villas
- Incorporating solar-powered appliances into your home
- Running washing machines with a full load
- Turning off unnecessary lights along with maximizing the use of natural light
Health and Safety
The Directorate General Department of Civil Defence – Dubai (DCD), DHA, and Dubai Municipality have amazingly provided this online course’s best information and videos. The topics for the online session are quite effective as they will help the residents learn about public safety and hygiene tips and how to handle fire-electricity-related emergencies and accidents in their homes.
In the home security category, the GDRFA will provide awareness about residency laws and violations in the UAE.
Through this category, the residents will learn about how to access online government services and use the UAE Pass with the help of the Emirate’s digitization department of UAE.
With the help of the Dubai Community Development Authority, residents will learn about their social responsibilities from the social responsibility category. Social responsibilities include the importance of caring for the elderly and supporting people of determination through family-based activities.
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