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EmiratesGBC event to focus on cooling systems

Dubai, March 19, 2012

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) will host a networking event on March 21 to highlight the role that cooling systems have on the environment.

The independent forum, sponsored by Trane, a world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions, will be held at Meydan Hotel, The Ball Room, and discuss the intricacies of cooling systems in existing buildings.

International guest speaker Mike Thompson, a global leader of refrigerant strategy at Ingersoll Rand, will present the important role of refrigerants in sustainability, said a statement.

Consulting engineers, architects, system operators and building owners are expected to take part in the session, which will offer a better understanding of the refrigerant technology, how it relates to system efficiency, its availability, lifecycle cost and maintenance, the statement said. 

Adnan Sharafi, chairman, EmiratesGBC, said: “HVAC system design is an important aspect in construction which also plays a key role in sustainability. As the most essential thermodynamic component of cooling systems, HVAC systems, using sustainable and efficient refrigeration plays an important role in delivering sustainable cooling. Emirates Green Building Council is focused on highlighting all aspects of building sustainability, and the session will provide valuable insights to all industry stakeholders.”

In addition to networking events, the council participates in major conferences and exhibitions, facilitates workshops focusing on important issues related to green building on and hosts a series of initiatives that promote industry dialogue. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: UAE | Dubai | Environment | Emirates Green Building Council | Cooling System |

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