Etisalat unit deploys energy efficiency solutions
Dubai, February 28, 2012
Etisalat Facilities Management (eFM) said it has selected a a low cost solution from Energy Management Services (EMS), a key provider of energy efficiency solutions, to help improve its operational efficiencies.
A business unit of Etisalat Services Holding, eFM is one of the fastest growing facility management service companies in the region.
The solution is capable of reducing annual utility expenses by up to 20 percent at zero cost to clients, said a statement from the company.
As part of the agreement, EMS will implement the solution on eFM’s entire portfolio, comprising 358 sites managed by eFM, occupied by Etisalat Corporation in the UAE.
Commenting on the deal, Mustafa Ahmed Al Ateek, the general manager said: “As a responsible facility management service provider, eFM introduces innovative solutions that adds value to our service and makes us a preferred choice in the industry.”
The solution can be applied to all types of existing buildings, regardless of age, and requires retrofitting inefficient equipment with the latest energy efficient solutions, introducing new energy efficient technologies to the facility, and connecting multiple buildings remotely via a centralized Energy Command Centre.
"The energy efficiency solution will enable eFM clients to reduce operational expenses, create a new source of revenue from share of energy savings, upgrade existing systems at zero cost, and contribute to achieving a green energy rating system," Al Ateek stated.
Khaled Bushnaq, the chief executive officer of EMS said, "We have successfully implemented hundreds of energy efficiency projects in UAE and the region, making us the most qualified to execute energy efficiency projects, which deliver cost effective solutions."
"Organizations cannot afford to ignore their operational inefficiencies any longer as it continues to impact their profitability," he added.-TradeArabia News Service