Drake & Scull collects MEP job on the Palm

Drake & Scull International (DSI), has been awarded a US $41 million (AED150 million) contract by IFA Hotels & Resorts, to provide complete MEP works for its Fairmont Palm Residence on the Palm Jumeirah.

Drake & Scull International (DSI), has been awarded a US $41 million (AED150 million) contract by IFA Hotels & Resorts, to provide complete MEP works for its Fairmont Palm Residence on the Palm Jumeirah.

The Fairmont Palm Residence comprises the North and South Towers, with each tower featuring up to 100,000m2 of built-up area. The towers feature two basement floors and one ground floor accommodating town houses and parking areas, as well as nine residential and two penthouse floors.

DSI’s contract covers the installation of systems for heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, fire fighting and swimming pools. They will also install incoming and LV mains, standby equipment, automatic power factor correction, power and lighting systems.

The work also includes installation of central battery and fire alarm systems, video intercom and access control systems, CCTV, public address, DIC and TV systems, GSM system, earthing and lightning protection systems.

Khaldoun Al Tabari, executive director, DSI, said: “Drake & Scull’s technical and engineering expertise ... combined with its know-how and experience of regional conditions, has earned the company some of the most prestigious projects in the Middle East and North Africa.”

“The Fairmont Palm Residence is the latest in this growing list of projects and Drake & Scull is committed to deploying its cutting-edge technology solutions to deliver a top quality project within the stipulated date and in compliance with stringent international quality norms,” he added.

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