Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, received three global awards at the 110th IDEA Annual Conference & Tradeshow 2019, which was held in Pittsburgh, USA, from 24 to 27 June. Two are IDEA gold awards, for the number of buildings committed and for the total Building area committed. The third award is the IDEA Innovation Award Honorable Mention for Empower’s Intelligent Delta – T Analyzer & Detector technology.
Empower was qualified to win the number of buildings served and the total building area served awards, for serving huge number of buildings and communities and its significant contributions to the development and provision of district cooling sector, and for promoting this technology in several developing cities around the world.
Empower received the Innovation award honorable mention for “Intelligent Delta – T Analyzer & Detector technology”, which helps to automatically search and detect lost energy from central cooling plants and buildings benefitting from the service.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, expressed his happiness upon receiving the awards and recognitions from IDEA.
Bin Shafar stressed that the awards reflect the major role that Empower plays in promoting the district cooling technology, one of the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient practices used in residential, commercial, hotel, and other facilities.
“Receiving these awards is the result of adopting state-of-the-art district cooling systems, meeting the increasing demand for district cooling from several projects in different areas, and in recognition of Empower’s efforts to provide world-class cooling services, to support Dubai’s strategic approach,” added Bin Shafar.
“Receiving the innovation award honorable mention for “Intelligent Delta – T Analyzer & Detector technology, enables us to develop and excel in the field of district cooling, using AI systems. This, in turn, reduces the annual operating costs of companies and enhances the efficiency of the use of facilities,” concluded Bin Shafar.
Empower provides district cooling services to more than 1,090 buildings, catering to more than 100,000 customers. The company operates more than 1.43 Million Refrigeration Tons (RT), providing environmentally friendly district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments, such as Bluewaters, 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 and Dubai Design District, International Media Production Zone and others.