Tabreed receives global recognition with first and second prize in two categories from over 1,700 members
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates: National Central Cooling Company PJSC (‘Tabreed’), the leading Abu Dhabi-based district cooling utility company, yesterday received two awards at the 104th annual International District Energy Association (IDEA) conference held in Miami, USA.
Tabreed are pleased to announce the following awards:
- Gold award, the IDEA’s top prize, for ‘Total Building Area Committed’ outside of North America, reflecting Tabreed’s connection of a significant area of real estate to district cooling in 2012.
- Silver Award, for number of buildings connected to district cooling outside of North America last year.
Jasim Thabet, Tabreed’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Based on our strong performance in 2012, Tabreed are honored to be recognized by the world’s leading district energy association. These awards, achieved against over 1,700 global members,are a testament to our delivery of vital cooling infrastructure that is enabling regional economic development and diversification across the GCC, and our commitment to our clients to remain their partner of choice.”
“Over the years, our top priority at Tabreed has always been to utilize state-of-the-art technology to deliver tailored cooling solutions for our clients that facilitate significant reductions in energy consumption, costs and CO2 emissions.”
IDEA is an American-based non-profit trade association founded in 1909 to facilitate the exchange of information among district energy professionals. IDEA has over 1,700 members in 25 nations across the globe.
Tabreed currently has 66 plants across the GCC delivering over 800,000 tons of cooling to many of the region’s landmark projects including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Dubai Metro, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit, the Pearl – Qatar, Jabal Omer Development Project in Mecca, and Bahrain Financial Harbour.