The technology that keeps Dubai's La Perle cool and hydrated
Jul 29, 2018
Dubai’s La Perle, an aqua theatre, uses 2.7 million litres of water to simulate effects such as rainfall and floods. Rajiv Pillai explores the moving parts behind the scenes.
Competition healthy for survival, says Chinese AC manufacturer
Mar 28, 2018
Competition among Chinese manufacturers has helped propagate the idea of high-quality China-made products, said Peck Zhao, senior marketing manager, overseas sales, Midea Commercial Air Conditioner
Expert highlights façade solutions to reduce energy consumption
Mar 25, 2018
The actual façade performance in Dubai is often different from what it ought to achieve, said Jason Pardesi, general manager, Wintech Middle East
Refurb projects pose technical challenges to MEP engineers
Mar 22, 2018
Opportunities are abundant for projects in the leisure and residential sectors, as well as more bespoke new build projects, said Cathy Christer, partner and head of MEP, Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ)
Middle East MEP projects to see greater use of BIM and 3D Revit tech
Mar 21, 2018
BIM and Revit 3D modelling will find more applications on all MEP systems, says Bill Jolly, regional director of MEP Solutions, Arcadis Middle East
Ground broken on $3.8bn Phase 4 of Dubai's MBR Solar Park
Mar 20, 2018
Dubai's Ruler broke ground on the 700MW Phase 4 of the project, which is being co-developed by DEWA and ACWA Power, with Shanghai Electric involved as EPC contractor
Complex projects pushing construction sector towards prefabrication
Mar 18, 2018
With the amount of complex projects coming up, Robbie Nelson, modular systems division manager, BK Gulf, says that prefabrication, as a method of construction, is catching up
Agenda finalised for MEP Conference UAE 2018
Mar 14, 2018
With the agenda being finalised and only less than two months remaining for the MEP Conference UAE 2018, MEP professionals will once again gather to discuss relevant issues plaguing the MEP sector.
Empower submits proposal to host IDEA Conference 2018 in Dubai
Mar 12, 2018
District cooling services provider Empower has submitted its proposal to host and organise this year's International District Cooling Conference
Retrofitting through ESCOs to be discussed at MEP Conference
Mar 06, 2018
Retrofitting through ESCOs will be one of the many topics that will be discussed this year
Advances in chiller technology to help retain market share
Mar 06, 2018
Burhan Jaber, engineering and R&D director, SKM Air Conditioning, says that constant innovations has helped chiller technology retain its market share
How MEP experts can impact the Middle East's energy usage footprint
Mar 06, 2018
Reducing the electrical consumption of a building is the responsibility of the entire design team, writes Gary Walton, group managing director, JPW

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