Dubai Financial Market-listed (DFM) National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) will supply district cooling to the new headquarters of Twofour54 Yas Creative Hub in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Bay.
Following its 30 years long-term services agreement with Twofour54, Tabreed will connect the new campus development to its existing Yas Island district cooling plant, and will deliver a cooling capacity of 3,500 RT by the end of 2021, with a total concession capacity of 9,000RT.
Spanning an area of 270,000m2, the Yas Creative Hub is expected to triple the size of Abu Dhabi’s media sector over the next 10 years, with over 600 companies moving to the development including CNN, Unity Technologies, Ubisoft, and Vice Media.
“Our new partnership with TwoFour54 builds on our existing presence and experience maximizing energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprint on Yas Island,” said, Bader Saeed Al Lamki, Tabreed’s CEO of Tabreed.
The district cooling giant has been playing a critical role in supporting Abu Dhabi’s sustainability agenda through providing sustainable cooling solutions to the major projects in the UE capital.
Meanwhile, the Yas Creative Hub has been designed to be sustainable and is targeting a 2 pearl rating under the Estidima Pearl Building Rating System, established under Abu Dhabi’s sustainable growth plan 2030.
As part of the agreement, Tabreed will provide a dedicated plant in Yas South to supply district cooling for potential expansion and future requirements of Twofour54.
Commenting on choosing district cooling, Maha Al Jneibi, director - Real Estate Development at Twofour54 said: “By working with Tabreed, we are ensuring that our tenants at Yas Creative Hub will benefit from innovative cooling solutions.”