Tuesday 21 May 2024

Al Wasl joins Empower's 3,900RT cooling capacity portfolio

DUBAI, 27 days ago

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced the commencement of connecting Al Wasl skyscraper to the company’s district cooling network. 
According to Empower, the entire connection be completed in two phases. Work on the first phase has already started, while the other phase will commence by the beginning of the second half of 2024 to supply a total of 3,900 RT of environment- friendly district cooling energy.
An architectural icon, built to sustainability standards and towering at 302m spread across 65 levels in a central location of Dubai, the Al Wasl Tower stands as the tallest ceramic façade in the world, showcasing unique architectural designs that reflect the city's rich skyline.
Empower CEO Ahmad bin Shafar said: "Al Wasl skyscraper to Empower's portfolio reflects the confidence of the major real estate developers and customers in the company’s reliable services and consolidates its role in providing higher-quality district cooling services which can reduce energy consumption by up to 50% compared to the traditional air conditioning systems."
A new landmark added to Dubai's most prominent landmarks, Al Wasl Tower spans a building area of 1,123,385 sq ft and boasts a structural system consisting of centralized concrete walls with a unique and distinctive ceramic facade that harmoniously intertwines with the architectural design of the building, all in compliance with all security and safety standards and environmental and economic requirements. 
The building also combines an innovative design with an efficient structural system that ensures better distribution of building loads to optimize its efficiency. 
The iconic skyscraper consists of 229 luxury residential units, 258 hotel rooms operated by Mandarin Oriental Hotels, 185,345 sq ft of office space, 11 levels of parking, and a helipad.-TradeArabia News Service


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