FM sector needs to complement Dubai's energy savings efforts: Confex
Etihad Esco CEO Ali Al Jassim highlights energy savings achieved through retrofits during his participation at the 8th MEFMA Confex held in Dubai.
Etihad ESCO has once again highlighted the energy and cost savings achieved through successful implementation of retrofit programmes in Dubai.
The company’s CEO Ali Al Jasim echoed the sentiment at the 8th MEFMA Confex, which was held in Dubai from April 29 to April 30.
The two-day event, organised under the theme ‘Sustainable FM Industry through Creative Value-based Innovations,’ included participation of over 500 industry stakeholders that included government representatives, developers, service providers and suppliers.
“The success of these projects is playing a significant role in the accomplishment of the Demand Side Management (DSM) targets. We are proud to share these results with industry stakeholders, as facility management is key to reaping the long-term benefits from energy saving measures. We will continue to strive to inspire more public and private entities to adopt energy saving measures.” said Al Jassim.
The first day of the MEFMA Confex featured roundtable discussions, presentations and panel discussions, while four educational workshops were the highlight of the second day. The Confex also featured an exhibition and a members’ Innovation Zone alongside the conference that showcased the latest innovations in facilities management.
In addition, benchmarking studies and white papers were published by MEFMA during the event.