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Empower registers 13.6 per cent growth

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling service provider, has revealed that the number of buildings using its district cooling services across the Emirate of Dubai has reached 920 in 2016, an increase of 13.6 percent Year on Year (YoY) 2015.

According to Empower, there are many reasons behind this increase; one of which is the increase in new projects using the company’s services last year, as well as the increase in its operational capacity. Moreover, more clients including building owners and developers prefer district cooling services over the conventional cooling systems.

 “District cooling service represents the future of the chilling services in the world. During the coming years, we will see more building owners and developers converting from conventional chilling methods to district cooling,not only in Dubai and the UAE, but also globally. The international real estate industrynow requiresefficient, affordable and eco-friendly cooling services,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

Empower currently operates more than 1.25 Million RT, providing environmentally responsible district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments such as Jumeirah Group, Business Bay, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Ibn Battuta Mall, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai World trade Centre Residences, Dubai Design District, among others.