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The virtue of ambition

While opinions regarding Germany’s ability to meet its ambitious environmental targets vary among stakeholders, these very targets have undoubtedly enhanced efforts to improve building performance. How are HVAC manufacturers navigating the regulations that have emerged as a result, while maintaining competitive advantage and keeping up with consumer demand? Hannah Jo Uy has the story…

Added: Dec 4, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy

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Systemair acquires Koolair

Sweden-based company acquires Spain-based manufacturer of air distribution products, for USD 23 million, former company’s representative says

Added: Sep 26, 2018 | By CCME Content Team

State of the industry: Building performance

The leadership in the GCC region has been introducing a raft of vision statements and measures to encourage, urge and support the multiple stakeholders to raise the bar on building performance. Such path-breaking initiatives and thought processes as region-specific Green Building regulations, building-retrofit programmes, nearly zero-energy buildings, smart cities and IoT point to the right direction in terms of intent. Broadly, we are witness to market transformation and positive disruptive approaches, which have the potential to cut project timelines, and improve energy efficiency, indoor environment, reliability and resource conservation. But are building owners, architects, consultants, sub-consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and FM firms prepared to align themselves with these changes, broadly speaking? Are they showing a willingness to rise to the occasion? Or, are there factors – some self-induced and some beyond their control – that are proving to be challenges in the pathway to optimising their performance towards delivering better buildings? Climate Control Middle East brings you a two-part state-of-the-industry report, with the focus on the MEP consultancy and MEP contracting sectors. At the same time, the narrative includes aspects related to building owners and the role of policymakers and planners in influencing best practices. Here, we bring you the first part of the report, where the focus is on the MEP consultancy sector…

Added: Sep 22, 2016 | By B Surendar

Decoding COP 21

Widely lauded as a historic accord on climate change, the Paris Agreement aims to mitigate global warming, by bringing about a reduction in GHG emissions, among other goals. But what would the adoption of the agreement mean for the industry and the region? How would it shape government regulations and business decisions? We bring you responses and reactions from regional and international industry leaders and members of organisations.

Added: Apr 17, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

Where are we on VRF?

Can the market for VRFs continue to thrive in the GCC region? Opinions by a few industry players help understand the perceived status quo.

Added: Mar 14, 2016 | By Rajiv Pillai