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Law to regulate district cooling system soon

Sanaullah Ataullah, The Peninsula Summary Qatar will soon issue a law for regulating District Cooling System (DCS), an energy-efficient air-conditioning system that will help reducing electricity consumption by up to 40 percent and investment cost of commercial projects by around 10 percent,...

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Lusail City District Cooling wins award

Gulf Times Summary Lusail City District Cooling, a project by IDEA member Marafeq, has won the award for the highly energy efficient district at the 2017 Global District Energy Climate Awards ceremony, held at the International District Cooling and Heating Conference held yesterday in Doha. ...

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Country-Wide Assessment of District Energy Feasibility Using GIS

Summary Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be a powerful tool for assessing the feasibility of district energy systems. Utilizing GIS software, FVB Energy analyzed the applicability of district cooling throughout the entire State of Qatar, based on a grading methodology that incorporated...


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2022 World Cup: Cooling Technology – All You Need To Know

Rahul Bali, Goal Summary The world took notice of the revolutionary cooling technology at Qatar’s Khalifa Stadium when Al Sadd downed Al Rayyan in the Emir Cup final on Friday evening. More than 47,000 fans were in attendance at the refurbished venue as they witnessed history in the world’s...

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Qatar Cool helps conserve natural resources

The Penninsula, Qatar's Daily Newspaper Summary Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool), members of IDEA, have been working diligently with authorities over the past two years, in line with the National Conservation Plan, to convert from potable water in the operations of the cooling...

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Qatar Cool Wins 2014 System of the Year

Summary Ray DuBose presented the IDEA 2014 System of the Year Award to Qatar Cool at IDEA's 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, June 10, 2014. Issa Qandeel, vice president of development for Qatar Cool, accepted the award. Presenter Ray DuBose, University of North Carolina -...