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MEP Engineered S01E21: AC firm Blue Star's growth in the Middle East
Jun 17, 2019
India-based Blue Star Limited’s wholly owned subsidiary in Dubai, Blue Star International, through its subsidiary Blue Star Systems and Solutions, announced the inauguration of its new office and its first flagship showroom in Dubai. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we learn about Blue Star's growth in the Middle East region.
MEP Engineered S01E20: Voltas UAE explains the importance of tech for construction
Jun 02, 2019
In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Gumeet Nanda, Head of UAE Operations, Voltas, spoke to MEP Middle East on the importance of adopting technology in construction and mitigating risks.
MEP Engineered S01E19: MEP Middle East Conference 2019 Highlights
May 23, 2019
MEP Middle East hosted its fifth annual MEP UAE Conference on 24 April 2019 at Grosvenor House Dubai. Here are some highlights from the conference that brought together the cream of the region’s MEP and HVAC community.
MEP Engineered S01E18: UAE to use humanoid robot for construction
May 20, 2019
UAE's Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MOID) has adopted innovation over the last few years. Under a government mandate, it is obligatory for all ministries to adopt and embrace innovation technologies in their organisation. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Eng. Abdulrahman Omar Ali Alkholy, senior electrical engineer, Design Department, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, spoke to MEP Middle East on how MOID in the UAE started to invent and design the first customised humanoid robot that will act as an expert consultant engineer.
MEP Engineered S01E17: Metito's wastewater treatment in DIP, Dubai
May 12, 2019
The amount of wastewater generated by 10,000 people in the Dubai Investment Park (DIP) community due to water consumption adds up to around two million litres a day. The amount of water which is purified by the firm from only one day of consumption in DIP would be sufficient to irrigate around 150,000m2 of dry land. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Fady Juez, managing director at Metito, spoke to MEP Middle East on how the firm treats wastewater in DIP, Dubai.
MEP Engineered S01E16: Wasl's strategy with MEP contractors
May 06, 2019
Most developers in the region have complained of a lack of good MEP contractors in the Middle East market. However, Wasl Properties has developed a sound system of avoiding such issues. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Suhas Inamdar, head of Technical Support and Planning, Wasl Properties, told MEP Middle East that the firm has formulated a systematic approach of working with MEP contractors.
MEP Engineered S01E15: Etihad ESCO on retrofit demand in Saudi
Apr 29, 2019
There has been a growing demand for retrofit projects in Dubai and Etihad Esco is responsible for driving that demand, according to Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Esco. Al Jassim was talking to MEP Middle East on the sidelines of the 5th Annual RetrofitTech MENA Summit held on 9 and 10 April 2019 in Dubai. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we talk to Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Esco who talks about the demand for retrofit market, particularly in #Saudi Arabia.
MEP Engineered S01E14: Facades that counter harsh weather in Middle East
Apr 25, 2019
Technal launched a pull & slide system called ‘TIGAL’ for buildings which gives the highest protection against noise, promotes high thermal comfort and demonstrates the highest level of tightness to prevent dust, rain and any external threats due to ever-changing weather in the region. In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – we talk to Sam Robinson, general manager, Technal Middle East, on how the growing number of high-rise buildings has motivated Technal to come up with this new façade system that protects occupants from harsh weather conditions.
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.

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