As part of its associate sponsorship at the event, the brand showcased its innovative solutions while conducting a keynote session on sustainable hot water production systems
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Daikin Middle East and Africa FZE (“Daikin”), a leading manufacturer of Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation, & Refrigerant solutions spearheaded the conversation around the hospitality industry’s sustainability agenda at the Hotel Show Dubai 2022 that took place from May 24-26, 2022. Over the course of three days, the event brought together hospitality leaders, engineers, culinary experts, and design enthusiasts to spotlight the latest advancements and address the most pressing challenges prevailing within the hospitality industry.
As part of the company’s associate sponsorship of The Hotel Show, Lorenzo Cipriani, Regional Consulting Sales Manager at Daikin Middle East and Africa presented a keynote session at The Hospitality Engineers Middle East Annual Conference under the theme of Net-Zero Hospitality on the topic of ‘Going Green with Chillers and Heat Pumps as upcoming methods of Hot Water Production.’ During the session, Lorenzo explored the various methods and technologies of producing hot water for the hospitality industry while emphasizing the significance of reducing direct and indirect emissions. He then went on to discuss the process of heating water through the use of refrigerant cycle machines while demonstrating the benefits of heat pumps over conventional electric water heaters and boilers.
Commending Dubai’s Carbon Abatement Strategy 2030, Lorenzo further explained that systems such as heat pumps and chillers efficiently use electricity as a low carbon solution to reduce carbon emissions. Commenting on the keynote session, Lorenzo said, “The hospitality industry has a high demand for hot water. Depending on capacity, guest rooms, swimming pools, and restaurants require considerable amounts of water, thus finding innovative methods of heating water is vital for the industry as it transitions towards a more sustainable future. Designed to ensure efficiency and optimise energy consumption, heat pumps provide more sustainable ways to produce hot water and can further support hotels in taking one step closer to their sustainability agendas.” The session was concluded by providing a summary of Daikin’s innovative water heating solutions for various applications and a case study of a 5-star hotel luxury hotel in Dubai was presented to showcase the results of Daikin’s solutions. The well-known hotel in Dubai is saving 30% of energy by the installations of Daikin’s retrofitted conventional systems with water heat pumps.
Alongside the keynote session, the Daikin team engaged with key stakeholders to discuss its cutting-edge technologies and solutions tailored to meet the increasing sustainable needs of the hospitality industry. The solutions included the company’s range of energy-efficient air purifiers, air conditioning systems, air filtration units and refrigeration equipment, which service the comprehensive and complex needs of its stakeholders.
About Daikin Middle East and Africa
Daikin Middle East and Africa is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd., which specializes in product planning, promotion, sales, after-market service, and support for all air conditioners, heat pumps and refrigeration equipment across the Middle East and Africa region. Daikin has approximately 500 employees across its key markets within the region. Headquartered in Dubai, UAE since March 2006, Daikin MEA has worked on several large-scale projects across residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Daikin continues to make strategic investments to grow the business while also building on its robust corporate structure to give back to society by tapping into the power of technology to provide products and services designed to improve air quality and promote efficient cooling and energy consumption.