More than 80 buildings covered as alliance eyes saturation coverage by end 2014
Dubai: The sustainability footprint is getting bigger — and going wide — in the UAE. The alliance between Pacific Controls and Etisalat, to bring about increased energy savings at older buildings under the Emirates Energy Star initiative, has found enough traction in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and plans to repeat the process across the country.
The aim is to reduce the carbon footprint at buildings under the programme’s purview in the UAE by 20 per cent within an optimum period.
The hard yards have already been run with more than 80 buildings, of which 53 are in Dubai, covered since the launch last year. The task ahead can seem just as daunting, though a top official at Pacific Controls nk">5ent-sis