Press Release, GDN Online
UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) put spotlight on the technology best practices in district cooling at its key consultants' meet held recently in Dubai.
One of the world’s largest district cooling services provider, Empower said the event was aimed at initiating energy efficiency practices and discussing the latest insights, updates, advancements and opportunities within the industry.
Leading industry professionals, including contractors, technical experts and consultants were at the meet to learn about the role of the district cooling, as well as its technological advancements.
It was organised as part of a series of the similar events conducted by the company, aimed at educating on its practices about ‘Sub-metering’ and ‘ETS Room Guideline’ in district cooling, which also addressed the importance of provisions while master-designing projects and developments.
These topics were selected as part of technically integrating district cooling systems’ design peculiarities into conventional building designs and conceptualization, said the company in a statement.
Empower updated the attendees about its compliance to various policies and innovations from the government, which also included the technical scenarios as well as the green economy guidelines. Energy efficiency is one of the key technologies used to reduce power consumption and meet global environmental goals of cutting the sector’s carbon emissions, it stated.
Addressing the gathering, CEO Ahmed Bin Shafar said: "Awareness on the importance of shifting towards a more energy-efficient system in public utilities continue to be an essential part of our mission as a sustainable technology provider."
"The Consultants’ Meet is one of our key platforms to continuously engage with our stakeholders and keep them informed on the value of district cooling and update them on the latest developments in the sector. We are positive that these efforts will lead to further adoption of district cooling as an effective air conditioning solution," he stated.
Bin Shafar said: "The UAE always look at real opportunities to further improve our operations towards a cleaner and more sustainable way. District cooling presents the energy-efficient solutions that could save cities and countries the need to invest and develop even more power plants, and thereby cut out carbon footprint."
"This is the real value of sustainable investments, which we can give to the next generation," he added.