Dubai, UAE: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, signed an agreement with Abwab Real Estate LCC; the developer behind Al Barari - Dubai’s award-winning lifestyle destination and community - to supply its Ashjar and Seventh Heaven buildings with a load of 6,000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT) in the first phase. Empower also announced acquiring Al Barari’s existing district cooling plant, built to supply Ashjar and Seventh Heaven residences at Al Barari Community.
The agreement was signed by Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, and Nadia Zaal, CEO of Al Barari. The ceremony was held at Al Barari office.
“We are proud to have the agreement signed to provide highly-efficient district cooling services to Al Barari; one of Dubai’s most prominent and luxurious lifestyle destinations and communities. This strategically located green community in the heart of the city provides an environment that enhances wellness for residents and visitors alike. The agreement reflects the increasing demand within the real estate sector to invest in environmental sustainability, which is key for the company’s growth. Al Barari will be provided with district cooling services in several stages using the latest innovations and sustainable methods.” said Bin Shafar.
“As the green heart of Dubai, we are committed to always seeking the latest sustainable technologies with proven environmentally friendly features and our partnership with EMPOWER is a testament to that,” said Zaal.
“Empower’s district cooling systems use 50% less energy compared to conventional cooling systems. This supports protecting the environment, which is consistent with our sustainable development goals,” added Zaal.
Al Barari offers 244 thoughtfully designed villas and 467 large-scale apartments in a verdant and unique community which also features unique a unique retail and entertainment offering, making it an exceptional real estate investment. Al Barari’s homes are renowned for their spacious design, ample day light, eco-friendly approach, and uninterrupted views.
Empower aims to offer its sustainable world-class services to residential, commercial and entertainment sectors in Dubai. As part of this, Empower has acquired many district cooling projects since the beginning of 2018, including Al Wasl Tower managed by Wasl Asset Management Group, with a load of 3,900 RT, Dubai Arena with a load of 3,600 RT, and Cityland Mall managed by Cityland Group, with a load of 14,000 RT.
Empower currently operates over 1.34 Million RT, providing environmentally responsible district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments, such as Jumeirah Group, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Business Bay, Dubai Healthcare City, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, Discovery Gardens, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Design District and International Media Production Zone, among others.
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