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Dubai: 60 mosques prepped for 25% water savings

Taps of up to 60 mosques operated by Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department have been fitted with 1,387 aerators, it can be revealed

60 mosques in Dubai have been fitted with aerators to promote savings. [Representational image]
60 mosques in Dubai have been fitted with aerators to promote savings. [Representational image]

Up to 60 mosques in Dubai have been fitted with systems to achieve 25% in water savings. 

Imdaad has fitted 1,387 aerators in the taps of 60 mosques it manages for Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD). 

READ: fmME Site visit to Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai

The move is part of Imdaad's three-year integrated facilities management (IFM) contract with IACAD, including more than 500 mosques and 1,200 associated homes.

Jamal Abdullah Lootah, group CEO of Imdaad, told fmME that energy conservation systems will also be installed in 35% of the company’s mosque portfolio in Bur Dubai through its Imtedaad platform. 

Imtedaad’s features include cognitive computing, predictive maintenance, machine-to-machine communication, automatic correction, real-time monitoring and asset tracking, and energy management.

The platform studies the performance of interconnected assets and provides co-related data analyses to produce recommendations and corrective actions for facility optimisation.

VIDEO: IFM delivery at Jumeirah Mosque with Imdaad

IACAD and Imdaad's renewable agreement is valued at $8.2m (AED30m) per annum. 


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