Monday October 23, 2017
Newsletter:

DUBAL visits DEWA’s Sustainable Building in Al Quoz

Posted Thu 23 May 2013 04:51:35 pm in News, Environment & Energy | By Dubib.com News Desk

Please click to enlarge the image.
Click on image to enlarge it.

Dubai, UAE, 23 May, 2013: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received a delegation from Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL), at its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, as part of DEWA’s ongoing stakeholder-outreach and visits.

The largest government sustainable building in the world, DEWA’s Sustainable Building in Al Quoz has received a platinum rating for green buildings. During the visit, DEWA provided the team from DUBAL with an overview of the building’s operations, functions, and customer services.

The delegation included: Mohammed E Nagib, EVP of Operations, Tayeb Awadhi, VP of Power and Desalination, Abdulnasser Kalban, GM of Power and Desalination Maintenance, Nedhal Al Rahma, Senior Support Manager of P&D Operations, Sami W Bustami, Senior Manager of Power Operations, Dr Ismat Murshed, Plant Performance Optimisation Manager, and Girish Menon, Area Engineer of Power and Desalination. They were given a detailed tour of DEWA’s customer service centre, which provides a variety of services: its customer call centre, engineering and control centre, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) centre for water systems, recycling stations used to recycle waste water within the building, and the library, gym, and nursery.

Representatives from DEWA included: Amal Al Suwaidi, VP of Customer Relations; Saleh Al Marzouqi, Customer Service Centre Manager, Omar Sahoh, Customer Care Centre Manager, Mohammed Al Shamsi, VP- Civil P&E, Bader Al Saadi, Projects Manager; Humaid Shamis, Senior Engineer of Administration, Jamal Kharbash, Senior Manager of Administration and Awadh Al Falasi, Manager of Security, who demonstrated a video of the building and its facilities, as well as a presentation on its specifications, which was followed by an engaging Q&A session.

“In line with DEWA’s vision to become a sustainable world-class utility, our Sustainable Building in Al Quoz was built as the largest government sustainable building in the world. In order for us to achieve sustainable development in the Emirate of Dubai, it is imperative for us to collaborate and work with national and international institutions. DUBAL’s visit underlines the UAE’s drive towards this bold ambition, while setting the stage for exchange of ideas and knowledge-transfer, in turn enabling us to achieve common goals,” said Mohammed Al Shamsi, VP- Civil P&E, DEWA.

The DUBAL team thanked DEWA for the information and tour of the Sustainable Building, and expressed their appreciation, support, and contribution towards driving cooperation with each other.



Previous story: