MAF Dalkia inks service deal for TDIC project
Dubai, May 19, 2013
MAF Dalkia, a leader in energy management services, has signed a three-year deal with Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC) to support a high-profile mixed-use development in the emirate.
Under the contract, MAF Dalkia will incorporate energy saving principles in addition to providing a diverse range of technical services enabling TDIC to operate the Eastern Mangroves as a world-class residential, retail and lifestyle destination.
“MAF Dalkia is pleased to bring our expertise to TDIC, Abu Dhabi’s leading developer of major tourism destinations, and to support the on-going development of the prestigious Eastern Mangroves,” said Alexandre Mussallam, CEO of MAF Dalkia.
“We are excited to incorporate our energy optimization principles into the project, and bring a superior level of service demanded by a development of this calibre.”
MAF Dalkia’s scope of work for the Eastern Mangroves will cover all developments within the wider site to include Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) services, asset management and help desk services, and a range of support soft services. Furthermore, MAF Dalkia will be running a dedicated energy centre featuring a 6,000 TR district cooling plant.
TDIC’s Eastern Mangroves development occupies a prime position along a 1.2-kilometre stretch of Abu Dhabi’s protected mangroves district.
The Eastern Mangroves currently features the five-star Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara which opened in 2012, and premium residential complexes. In addition, the development also hosts a retail promenade that is scheduled to open in the third quarter of this year.
This contract further diversifies MAF Dalkia’s expertise across a range of industries including residential, commercial, hospitality, telecommunications, healthcare, airports, education, banking and finance sectors across the UAE and Middle East region.
Key clients include the Kempinski, Novotel and Ibis hotels, Standard Chartered Bank, Sharjah International Airport and du Telecom. – TradeArabia News Service