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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.
MEP Engineered S01E02: Contractor-supplier relationship
Jan 24, 2019
It is important to maintain transparency under tight market conditions, so what goes wrong between contractors and their suppliers? In this episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and #Construction Week – Raphael Khlat, president of Faisal Jassim Group, explains how contractor-supplier relationships may deteriorate if not managed appropriately in a tight #economy, and outlines the benefits of adequate communication skills in the #construction management process.
MEP Engineered S01E01: How WSP is adapting to price challenges
Jan 17, 2019
How can construction companies adapt to a price-competitive market in the Middle East, and can technology help them achieve their profitability goals? In the first episode of MEP Engineered – a weekly series by MEP Middle East and Construction Week – Mark Farley, director of building services for the Middle East at WSP, explains how the Canadian consulting giant is differentiating its MEP services from its competitors'.
Video: Solar energy projects boom in the Middle East
Dec 13, 2018
Solar projects are booming in the GCC, according to Syed Mohammad Arif, chairman of Sharjah-based Oman Technical Contracting (OTC). Moreover, contractors and suppliers from Asian countries such as China and India are also paving the way for greater uptake of solar energy construction in the region. Arif says the UAE leads the Middle East's solar energy project pipeline.
Video: A few winners speak at MEP Awards 2018 held in Dubai
Dec 06, 2018
The MEP Middle East Awards were held on 7 November, 2018, at JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai.
Video: Inside MEP Middle East Awards 2018 in Dubai
Nov 27, 2018
The MEP Middle East Awards were held on 7 November, 2018, at JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai. A total of 16 winning awards were handed out on the night.
Video: Meet the judges at the MEP Middle East Awards 2018
Nov 06, 2018
The 12th annual MEP Middle East Awards will take place at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai Ballroom, on 7 November 2018.

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