Data from British Petroleum’s statistical review of world energy 2019 shows that the world’s primary energy consumption grew by 2.9 per cent over 2018 figures, the steepest since 2010. The Middle East, which is home to 3.3 per of the world’s population, accounted for 6.9 per cent of this growth.

Emerson, a global automation technology and engineering company, has announced the launch of a new range of refrigeration condensing units using the Copeland scroll compressor technology.

Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology’s (ESMA) new standards for energy efficiency labelling for household and commercial air-conditioners are good news for responsible suppliers and manufactures throughout the region.

Some 680 W of energy is required to evaporate one kilogramme of water into an atmosphere. For steam humidifiers, this energy typically comes from the electricity or gas being used to boil the water. However, for cold water humidifiers, this energy is taken from the air in the form of heat, which results in a drop in air temperature.

Public building occupants are being exposed to increased risk from viruses, such as the coronavirus, because the regulations on indoor air quality (IAQ) are falling short of current scientific knowledge.

Pegler, a leading UK-headquartered plumbing and heating manufacturing company, says its UAE unit has registered solid growth over the last decade with its turnover in the Middle East growing sixfold to £30 million ($38.3 million).

Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has implemented a key solution from Siemens at its Al Jadaf district cooling plant (DCP) in Dubai, UAE. Siemens Demand Flow Solution will result in the potential to generate energy savings of approximately 1.629 megawatt per hour, with 13.