Empower connects its District Cooling services to ‘The Residences, Dorchester Collection Dubai’ with 2,700 RT


One of the most exquisite iconic building in Business Bay

Dubai, UAE: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that the company has started supplying the unique architectural icon, ‘The Residences Dorchester Collection Dubai’, located at the Business Bay area in Dubai, with 2,700 refrigeration tons (RT) of cooling energy.

According to Empower, the luxurious ‘Residences Dorchester Collection Dubai’ occupies a distinctive place among the world’s most opulent architectural icons. Developed by Omniyat Group, the building features engineering designs created by Foster and Partners, and is enriched by stunning interior designs by the Parisian Gilles & Boissier. It encompasses two interconnected towers similar to the hanging gardens of Babylon, one of which houses The Dorchester Collection’s tenth hotel and the other is an elite residential tower. 

The 32-storey residential tower embraces 39 fully furnished apartments, ranging in size from 3,900 sq ft to 10,100 sq ft, with two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments. At the 30th, 31st and 32nd floors lie 6 elegant four -and five – bedroom – penthouses exclusively designed to create a private, high-quality and exquisite lifestyle for the world’s most affluent cognoscenti. With 17,700 square feet of space, towering ceilings and expansive uninterrupted sea views, each penthouse features its own private pool overlooking the spectacular city of Dubai.

Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower said that the company is quite proud to provide the entire Business Bay project with environmentally friendly and highly efficient district cooling services. “Providing the luxurious Residences Dorchester Collection Dubai project with our services forms a significant value addition to our portfolio and lies at the heart of our mission”, he added.  Empower’s mission is to support Dubai’s efforts to shift to a sustainable green economy and to back distinguished real estate developers such as Omniyat Group in playing their role in such shift, preserving the environment, protecting natural resources and reducing energy consumption. Such benefits are yet coupled with the considerable advantage of being supplied with efficient and sustainable cooling with international standards.

For his part, Mahdi Amjad, founder and executive chairman of Omniyat Group, said, “The uniqueness and exquisiteness of the luxurious Residences Dorchester Collection Dubai, which is managed by the Dorchester Group, the world’s legendary hospitality brand, requires heating and cooling services that meet the international specifications. This is something that Empower has excelled in providing with environmentally-friendly district cooling services in sustainable standards”. “Empower’s district cooling service is essential for the residents and guests of the project to enjoy an extraordinarily elegant lifestyle”, he added.

Empower stated that more than 17% of the hotels in Dubai are served by company’s environmentally friendly district cooling services and the number of mega and iconic tourism and hotel projects seeking to be linked to its network is increasing. 

The Residences Dorchester Collection Dubai project reflects how deep the Dorchester group’s partnership with Omniyat Real Estate is and they form its gateway to establish itself in Asia through Dubai. It also brings to light the latter’s prominent position and the high level hospitality projects it is keen to develop in Dubai by building partnerships that bring it together with the most eminent architects, interior designers and creators who have won top awards in the construction industry, engineering and architectural design.

It is worth mentioning that Empower provides district cooling services to more than 1,252 buildings and more than 140,000 customers. The company’s cooling capacity amounts to more than 1,640 million Refrigeration Tons (RT). It provides environmentally-friendly district cooling services to a number of huge projects in the Emirate of Dubai including: Deira Waterfront, Bluewaters, Jumeirah Group, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Center, Business Bay, Dubai Healthcare City, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Palm Jumeirah, Discovery Gardens, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Design District, International Media Production Zone and others.