Dubai, UAE, 1st July 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) won two gold awards at the 110th IDEA Annual Conference & Tradeshow 2019, which took place from June 24 to 27 in Pittsburgh, in the United States, the District Cooling utility said through a Press communiqué. The utility won gold in the ‘Number of Buildings Committed’ and in the ‘Total Building Area Committed’ categories, the communiqué said. It won an ‘Honorable Mention’ in the ‘IDEA Innovation Award’ category for its Intelligent Delta T Analyzer & Detector technology, the communiqué further said.
Empower earned gold as recognition for serving a large number of buildings and communities, for its significant contribution to the development and provision of the District Cooling sector and for promoting the technology in several developing cities around the world, the communiqué said. It earned the Honorable Mention for the Delta T technology, which the communiqué said, helps to automatically search and detect lost energy from central cooling plants and buildings benefitting from the service.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, expressed his happiness upon receiving the awards and recognitions from IDEA. He stressed that the awards reflect the major role Empower plays in promoting District Cooling technology, one of the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient practices used in residential and commercial units, hotels and other facilities, the communiqué said.
“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,” Bin Shafar said. “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.”