Aref Abouzahr, Executive Director of TAQATI, presents “Demand Side Management Applications for Hotels” to help Dubai hotels in understanding ways to reduce energy consumption in their facilities.
Key points of his presentation were as follows:
Aref Abouzahr also participated in a panel discussion on sustainable hotel management as a source of competitive advantage.
TAQATI lead a panel on “Energy Efficient Industries in Dubai” during the Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit organized by Dubai Exports. Aref Abouzahr, Executive Director of TAQATI moderated a panel.
Panelists included Ali Mohammed Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Energy Services Company, Mohammad Ali Al Kamali, Deputy CEO of Dubai Exports, Christos Mimikopoulos, Executive Director of Etihad Solar, Armando Domioni, Senior Manager, Regulation at DEWA, Vinesh Bhimani, Managing Director, Kimoha Entrepeneurs Limited.
Key topics discussed during the panel include:
TAQATI and Etihad ES regularly participate in information sessions held by DEWA for the School Conservation Award for public and private schools in Dubai.
Etihad ES presented its services highlighting how they can help schools become more energy efficient through retrofits as well as the use of solar energy.
TAQATI also presented the Energy Efficiency Guidebook for Educational Institutions (click to download).