Empower raises quality, health and safety standards in its operations

Ahmad Bin Shafar, Empower CEOAs EMPOWER continues to expand the footprint of district cooling services in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular.

Empower is already certified for ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and ISO27001. As a part of its commitment to save Energy, Empower is implementing various Energy Saving initiatives in line with International Standards of ISO50001. The company's 2nd Business Bay facility (BB - 2) has also attained a Gold rating in Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) as the first in the Middle East region. LEED certifications, granted by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), are a global benchmark in sustainable design.

“Global certifications testify to our commitment to quality, health and safety...”

Ahmad Bin Shafar, Empower CEO

"The rising popularity of district cooling solutions in Dubai contributes to promoting the Emirate as a key player on the global green frontline as district cooling technology contributes immensely to reducing damage to environment," said H.E Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer of Empower . "This puts on us the responsibility to raise our operating efficiency in parallel with the expansion of our business, which makes it necessary to work in line with international standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO27001 and ISO50001."

"District cooling is considered an ideal economic and environmental solution for residential and commercial units, offices and hotels. Our role is to ensure that this service is offered along high quality standards and lower costs, to achieve the goal of reducing energy consumption and maintaining environmental safety. This could lead to significant savings in operational costs," added Bin Shafar.

"As a result of climate change and soaring population which is expected to cross9 billion by 2050, sustaining the basic quality of life is increasingly becoming a challenge. At Empower , before undertaking anyexpansion, we follow stringent standards of quality and safety, to ensure minimum impact on environment," said Bin Shafar.

Bin Shafar attributed the success of district cooling technology in the UAE to ease of use, energy conservation and protection of the environment as well as distribution of the cooled air smoothly and effectively.

Empower has stepped up its involvement in Government of Dubai's efforts to enhance safety and maintain sustainable practices.

Empower currently operates more than 1 Million RT, providing environmentally responsible district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments such as Jumeirah Group, Business Bay, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Ibn Battuta Mall, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai World trade Centre Residences, Dubai Design District, among others.

Source: Zaywa.com

Post date: 19 May 2015

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