Over 200 medical facilities are served by Empower’s district cooling services
The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest provider of district cooling services, confirmed that developed countries, including the UAE, realize the importance of district cooling in protecting the environment and preserving the health of society.
Empower is currently providing district cooling services to 43 large healthcare projects, which together constitute 220 medical facilities, most notably the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), for which the company supplies with a total of 142,000 refrigeration tons (RT) for the first and second phases of the project, in addition to many major hospitals, clinics, and laboratories.
“District cooling is also an effective way to reduce the use of energy based on fossil fuels, and expanding the scope of such solutions is a necessity and an urgent need in order to enable communities to lead a modern life without wasting resources or exposing public health and the environment to risks arising from carbon emissions,” stated Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower.
“Empower continues its support to the sector by enabling medical institutions, hospitals, laboratories and all health care activities in the DHCC, to obtain energy-efficient and cost-effective cooling services, the press statement concluded.