AJMAN, UAE, 09 September 2022: Dubai-based energy services company, Taka Solutions, announced the signing of a partnership with Aqaar Community Management to support the developer with an AED 29 million energy-efficiency project. The project will replace and retrofit building systems, such as chillers, Chilled water pump systems and hundreds of thermostats across the Falcon Towers’ eight buildings, Taka revealed. When completed, the energy efficiency project is estimated to save 40% on utility costs and reduce consumption by 7.1 million KW per year, the company further said.
Zakareya Al Kamali, General Manager, Aqaar Community Management, and Mohammed Abdulghaffar Hussain, Chairman, Taka Solutions and Chairman and Co-Founder, Creek Capital, signed the partnership document for the project.
Speaking to Climate Control Middle East on the sidelines of the signing ceremony, Henrique Pereira, Chief Executive Officer, Taka Solutions, said that under the 10-year partnership, Taka would undertake the replacement of 16 chillers and retrofit five others, while at least 16 chilled water pumps and hundreds of thermostats that form part of the HVAC system will be replaced.
The wider scope of the project includes energy-efficient lighting, building automation and smart monitoring systems to enable efficient and coherent operation, according to weather conditions and occupancy patterns to enhance comfort.
Pereira said: “This is the largest energy-efficiency project, not only for taka but also for the Emirate of Ajman. I hope this is just the first of many more projects of this kind aimed at reducing the impact on the environment and improving the comfort of the building’s occupants.”