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UAQ signs agreement to develop district cooling system for Masar destination in Makkah

By District Energy posted 09-10-2020 12:20




Umm Alqura for Development and Construction Co. (UAQ), the owner and developer of the Masar destination, which is shaping up under the slogan ‘Dedicated to Makkah’ with King Abdulaziz Road as its core component, announced recently the signing of a service agreement with Saudi Tabreed. The agreement aims to provide Masar with 12,000 refrigeration tons of cooling services for three years, which will start upon the completion of the project’s infrastructure as the first phase and run until the establishment of a permanent District Cooling Plant within the destination.

Eng. Abdulmuhsin AlBakr, Vice President of Technical Affairs and Project Development at UAQ, commented: “The Masar destination in Makkah aims to create the appropriate environment for improving quality of life by providing facilities and amenities that help enhance the lifestyle of residents and visitors in the Holy City. Our agreement for the provision of the latest eco-friendly cooling and conditioning systems is a major step towards achieving this objective.” He added: “Saudi Tabreed has a strong track record in offering excellent services leveraging the possibilities of technology, and we are confident that the company will deliver great quality district cooling solutions in order to achieve our overarching goal of making Makkah a modern landmark.”

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