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Dubai’s District Cooling Operators Association discusses ways for conserving natural resources and reducing carbon footprint

By District Energy posted 12-21-2022 07:41




The District Cooling Operators Association Dubai, has discussed in it’s meeting held recently, diriment ways to protect natural resources and increase efficiency in the district cooling operations, especially after the remarkable increase in adoption of district cooling systems by the public and private sectors in the Emirate. The meeting was chaired by H.E Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chairman of the Association, and the CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower), in the presence of the representation of member companies, Emaar District Cooling, Emirates District Cooling LLC (Emicool), National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed), Al-Futtaim Engineering and Meydan District Cooling, besides representatives from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) and Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau (RSB) Dubai. 

The meeting witnessed in-depth discussions of its agenda, and among the most prominent issues that were addressed and researched is the need to unify efforts and mobilize all energies to enhance the sector’s work at the local level, and in a manner that enhances its performance globally, as well as emphasizing the use of recycled water in district cooling operations and rationalization of electricity consumption in implementation of the government directives on protecting natural resources and reducing the carbon footprints. 

The importance of installing smart meters to consumers in order to determine district cooling consumption was another subject discussed by the attendees, and developing of efficient complaints management systems that achieves customer satisfaction and provides high-quality services.

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