DUBAI - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, Empower, has signed an agreement with Abwab Real Estate 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.
Bin Shafar said that the signing of 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.
"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 percent less energy compared to conventional cooling systems. This supports protecting the environment, which is consistent with our sustainable development goals," she added.
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