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Drake & Scull win $32m contract for cooling system

Drake & Scull have been awarded a contract by Emirates District Cooling to design, build and operate a $32.6m mega project network

Drake & Scull will design, build and operate a $32.6m (AED120m) mega project network.
Drake & Scull will design, build and operate a $32.6m (AED120m) mega project network.

Drake & Scull have been awarded a contract by Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) to design, build and operate a $32.6m (AED120m) mega project network to extend chilled water to new developments within Dubai Sports City.

The joint venture of Dubai Investments and Union Properties said in a statement, as cited by Arabian Business, that the new network will increase the production capacity to 77,000 tonnes of refrigeration (TR).

The new network is also set to increase the total number of Emicool customers to 20,000 in the next two years.

The project is expexted to be completed by July 2018.

Adib Moubadder, CEO of Emicool, said: "The new district cooling network from Emicool will connect complexes, stadiums and buildings in Dubai Sports City and is a major step forward in empowering businesses and consumers with sustainable development and innovative technologies."

As well as providing chilled water to the customers, the network will also monitor consumption levels within the developments. 

 

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