Innovative solutions in construction industry key to district cooling energy efficiency

Empower highlighted that district cooling has a close relationship with the construction industry.

Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

Empower has confirmed that the utilising of innovative solutions in the construction industry is one of the key factors for energy efficiency in district cooling services.

The message came in conjunction with the start of The Big 5 Show, the largest and most influential building and construction show in the Middle East, being held from 25 to 28 November, 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.


The exhibition discusses the changing economic landscape, promoting businesses, launching of latest construction and sustainability solutions, educating industry professionals, promoting best practices in line with technological innovations, and enabling industry professionals to review products from around the world, for each construction phase.

Empower highlighted that district cooling has a close relationship with the construction industry.

Energy efficiency of district cooling systems depends on the innovative designs used in buildings and materials.

“The Big 5 is a great opportunity for developers and participants to learn about the latest technologies used in designing environmentally-friendly buildings, and cooling services,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

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“The exhibition tackles the opportunities and the challenges facing by countries in the region who aim for a green transformation. It contributes to highlighting the importance of spreading awareness on environmentally-friendly services.

“District cooling systems are major green infrastructure and sustainable construction solutions that contribute to the energy efficiency of new residential and commercial buildings and increase their operational efficiency. They also play a key role in protecting the environment from carbon emissions.

“The Big 5 is one of the largest construction events in the Middle East. The exhibition is expected to receive 68,753 participants and visitors, to 29 national pavilions from different countries, including China, Italy, Germany, two days, Spain, India, South Korea, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, among others.”

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