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MEP Engineered S01E13: ASHRAE Standard 55 now available in Arabic
Apr 15, 2019
The Arabic translation of ASHRAE Standard 55-2017, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, is now available. This will be the second ASHRAE standard available in the language. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we talk about what this ASHRAE translation means to the Middle East region.
MEP Engineered S01E12: MEP Middle East Conference Agenda 2019
Apr 07, 2019
MEP Middle East will host its fifth annual MEP UAE Conference on 24th April this year at Grosvenor House Dubai. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we talk about the agenda for the MEP Conference. The agenda focuses on the challenges and opportunities of the region’s MEP sector. We start the session by talking about the economic review in the region. With the challenges faced from the past years, we are seeing more companies embracing technologies to be make their operations more efficient and reduce costs, hence we are now in the state where everyone can see that we need a time for change and innovation. We can witness lots of these to be applied in several Expo 2020 sites, smart cities and other mega projects like the Museum of the Future. But how can construction companies adapt to a price-competitive market in the Middle East, and can technology help them achieve their profitability goals? The event will bring together more than 150 government bodies, developers, MEP contractors, consultants, engineers and architects.
MEP Engineered S01E11: Power demand in the Middle East
Apr 01, 2019
Expo 2020 has acted has a very important stimulus for maintaining the demand in Dubai, according to Andrew Shaw, managing director at cable manufacturing firm Ducab. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Andrew Shaw talks about the demand and challenges for the power sector in the GCC region.
MEP Engineered S01E10: Energy savings regulations pushing VRF demand in UAE
Mar 26, 2019
LG Electronics (LG) recently opened its new B2B showroom in Al Ain that showcases its VRF (Multi V series) and inverter technology. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Ahmad Abed, regional manager, Abu Dhabi, LG Electronics Gulf, spoke about LG’s focus and the rise of VRF systems in the UAE.
MEP Engineered S01E09:| Dubai's energy efficiency calendar for 2019
Mar 21, 2019
TAQATI, established by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) under Etihad ESCO, announced the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program’s training calendar for the year 2019. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we find out about the different courses offered under the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program.
MEP Engineered S01E08: How Abu Dhabi's Yas Island is cooled
Mar 11, 2019
In a Tabreed-organised site visit at Yas Island, MEP Middle East witnessed the eight cooling towers in action, servicing the entire Yas Island. The Tabreed plant located at Yas Island West entrance provides cooling to Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Water World, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall and various hotels. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we find out how Yas Island is cooled through Tabreed's district cooling plant.
MEP Engineered S01E07: Can BIM increase construction speed?
Mar 05, 2019
UAE-based Engineering Contracting Company, or ECC, has achieved significant progress in the construction of Rawda and Una, two residential communities launched by Nshama developers in Town Square Dubai, Al Qudra. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we find out how ECC will complete the Rawda project, currently 3.2% ahead of schedule, in a timely manner and within budget due to the successful adoption and implementation of building information modelling (Bim) technology.
MEP Engineered S01E05: The importance of good indoor air quality
Feb 18, 2019
Indoor air quality or IAQ is vital to our everyday lives and health. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Matthias Kasprowicz, managing director at Trox Middle East, says that there is a lack of awareness in the Middle East region when it comes to IAQ.
MEP Engineered S01E04: VRF in UAE and Saudi Arabia explained
Feb 11, 2019
Amidst economic recovery, small-to-medium sized projects are driving the VRF market in UAE and Saudi Arabia. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Saziye Dickson, senior market research consultant, BSRIA (Building Services Research & Information Association), speaks to MEP Middle East, on the challenges facing the HVACR sector in the region and the growing VRF market.
MEP Engineered S01E03: District cooling in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Feb 04, 2019
District cooling is one of the nine strategic pillars in Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s Demand Side Management strategy, towards achieving 30% power savings in the emirate by 2030. With government initiatives like this, there appears to be a greater opportunity for growth for the district cooling market in the region, industry experts say. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Faisal Rashid, director, Demand Side Management, Supreme Council of Energy, says that every big project in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is going to adopt district cooling. Rashid also touched upon the subject of overdesign in district cooling.

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