Emicool, Swiss firm launch metering tie-up
Dubai, July 23, 2013
Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a leading district cooling service provider, has launched a new partnership with Switzerland-based Aquametro, a top smart energy metering company, to offer high-tech metering systems.
AquaCool Metering will bring world-class technology and solutions to the regional market through its highly calibrated BTU meter, an essential component for professional district cooling services which ensures reliable and accurate metering of energy consumption.
With this new technology, AquaCool Metering will provide the UAE market with the most modern pre- and post-installation solutions on BTU meters for building owners, developers and other stakeholders. Established by experts in district cooling service, the new meters are expected to ensure distinguished quality output.
“District cooling is a constantly evolving industry and the culture of reasonable energy consumption is developing in the region. Supporting reduction in carbon footprint is imperative and not an option any longer. We are proud of our significant contribution towards a better future for the next generation and our partnership with Aquametro and the launch of AquaCool Metering is a pivotal step in this direction,” said Adib Moubadder, general manager of Emicool.
“It has always been a challenge to assess the precise consumption of air-conditioning and to find the right allocation of utility costs between public areas and tenants’ premises, which are now possible with the new BTU meters,” he added.
Adrian Oehler, chairman of Aquametro and president of Governing Board of Integra Group, said: “Aquametro is excited to enter into this strategic alliance with the leading district cooling provider - Emicool. We strongly believe that Emicool is well positioned and is an innovative partner with ground-breaking and efficient district cooling solutions in the region. The district cooling market in UAE offers tremendous growth potential for AquaCool to deliver a unique model based on advanced and innovative meters manufactured by Aquametro.”
Aquametro manufactures thermal energy meters for residential section, building management and applications in the process industries.
Emicool currently serves more than 14,000 customers connected to its network. The Emicool Research & Development (R&D) section has confirmed the positive impact of the installation of smart metering. – TradeArabia News Service