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Empower bags award at IDEA Conference

Company wins recognition for eighth time in eighth participation

| | Aug 15, 2012 | 8:15 pm
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Company wins recognition for eighth time in eighth participation

Ahmad Bin Shafar (right) accepting the award

Emirates Central Cooling Corporation (Empower) has announced that it has bagged the golden award at the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA) 103rd Annual Conference held in Chicago, for the total square footage committed to district cooling and a silver award for the total number of buildings committed to the system. The awards were won against competition from top global companies from outside North America region.

Commenting on the calibre of the event, Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower said: “This is the eighth time we have won laurels at this international conference in our eighth year of participation. This recognition reflects our achievements in adopting world class district cooling infrastructure as well as recognises our success in expanding the use of district cooling as an ideal economic and environmental solution for residential and commercial units, offices and hotels.”

He emphasised that the operational savings in residential units compared with conventional air conditioning technologies ranged between 40% and 45%, and added that Empower adopted a clear strategy to preserve environmental resources for future generations by promoting the benefits of district cooling to the community and economy in the short and long run.

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