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Empower launches ‘Steps to Cooler Summer’ campaign

Pre-summer awareness campaign highlights preparations to reduce energy consumption in summer

| | May 6, 2018 | 9:27 am
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Dubai, UAE, 6 May 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the District Cooling services provider, launched its pre-summer awareness campaign, ‘Steps to Cooler Summer’, aiming to prepare its customers, by providing best practices and ways, to reduce District Cooling consumption during the upcoming summer season, the company said in a Press communiqué. This helps reduce the energy consumption cost of customers, and promotes customer happiness by providing the best and most efficient cooling services that maintain environmental sustainability, the communiqué further said.

Ahmad Bin Shafar

According to Empower, the campaign promotes sustainable development goals and helps in reducing carbon emissions. This supports the Dubai Plan 2021, which aims to transform the Emirate into a smart, environmentally integrated city in terms of health, hygiene and sustainability, the communiqué said.

Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, said: “The campaign is part of Empower’s efforts to raise awareness, among its customers in Dubai, about rationalising the use of District Cooling systems to conserve natural resources and protect the environment. This supports the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to reduce electricity and water consumption by 30%, transform Dubai into a global hub for the green economy, and make it the city with the lowest carbon footprint by 2050.”

Bin Shafar highlighted that the campaign consists of 8 steps. These steps are simple and effective advice from Empower to all its building owners, investors, developers and end-users. The steps include: Closing curtains, keeping the door and window cracks sealed, tinting glass doors and windows, reducing heat sources, checking the AC thermostat, keeping the AC filter clean, doing periodic home maintenance, and paying bills on time, the communiqué said.

 

 


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