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district heating

[′di·strikt ′hēd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The supply of heat, either in the form of steam or hot water, from a central source to a group of buildings.
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District cooling, which is now a QR8bn market but expected to grow exponentially, has the potential to save at least 40% of Qatar's energy, according to a study.
With more district cooling projects in the pipeline to meet the growing demands of new development plans in Qatar, the country's district cooling market is worth around $2.
While speaking during a Sustainability Workshop on the opening day of the Big 5 International Building & Construction Show in Dubai, UAE, George Berbari, CEO of DC Pro, requested regional firms to adopt more sustainable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly HVAC solutions and assess the existing used technologies like electric district cooling, variable refrigerant flow (VRF), fresh air systems, air cooled refrigeration RAC, splits, ducted splits, packages and chillers.
Emirates District Cooling LLC (Emicool), a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and Union Properties, is planning to increase its plant capacity to 500,000 tonnes of refrigeration (TR) by 2020 as rampant construction is leading to pent-up demand for district cooling services across the UAE and region.
District cooling service provider Empower was awarded eight servicing contracts valued at $8.
Empower, described as the largest district cooling services provider in the world, has won 8 servicing contracts valued at AED 31 million in July where it has added in the same period 35 buildings to its existing portfolio of buildings it is serving.
Emirates District Cooling, or Emicool, a district cooling service provider in the region and a joint venture of Dubai Investments and Union Properties, is planning to increase its plant capacity to 500,000 tonnes of refrigeration (TR) by 2020 as rampant construction is leading to pent-up demand for district cooling services across the UAE and region.
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, said it has been presented with the IDEA Gold Space Award for the total square feet of district cooling committed and IDEA Silver Award for total number of buildings committed to the system at the awards ceremony of the 106th International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference and Trade Show, held in Boston, USA.
Major cooling projects and thermal energy storage for more efficient operations at large-size district cooling plants formed the agenda for a recently concluded district cooling conference in Dubai, UAE.
17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The district cooling market can be segmented into four major regions, which are the Americas, the Middle East & Africa (MEA), Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Industry experts from the field of district cooling gathered in Doha for the 6th Annual Middle East District Cooling Summit to discuss how this innovative technology can contribute towards building a sustainable future for Qatar and the region.
DOHA, Nov 11 (KUNA) -- A visiting Kuwaiti official has affirmed that plans for building new residential areas include installment of the district cooling systems, hinting at the State approach to rationalize energy consumption.

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