District cooling services provider Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) held a ‘Consultants’ Meet’ in Dubai to discuss the new district cooling guidelines for 2018.
The event was attended by over 100 guests, including district cooling technical experts, contractors and consultants.
Talking about the meeting, Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said: “The ‘Consultants’ Meet’ is an effort to connect with our business associates and provide a platform to discuss best practices and new insights of the district cooling industry, with a focus on the UAE.
"It is a pleasure to witness such a large number of district cooling technical and design experts at the meet. This is a testament that the district cooling industry is well on track to keep the sector aligned.”
Two main topics the meet discussed were ‘Sub-metering’ and ‘ETS Room Guideline’ in district cooling, which addressed the importance of provisions while master-designing projects and developments.
These topics were selected as part of technically integrating district cooling systems’ design peculiarities into conventional building designs and conceptualisation.
Bin Shafar added: “District cooling system is the way forward for cooling needs, which not only generate savings for the utility bills, but also provides quality cooling.
"Through ‘Consultants’ Meet’ we aim to provide the attendees with detailed information on the benefits and uniqueness of the innovations in district cooling. Those Meets have become unique in the industry, ensuring insightful discussions and informative approaches.” .