January 20, 2022

Johnson Controls wins key HVAC management contract from Aldar

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Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has been awarded an energy performance contract by Abu Dhabi developer Aldar Properties.

The scope of work includes the replacement and retrofit of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, lighting, and other energy-consuming assets at Aldar's key developments, said the statement from Johnson Controls. .

In addition, the company will roll out its OpenBlue digital technologies to be integrated into the schools’ infrastructure to help rationalize their energy and water consumption, it stated.

The deal will see Johnson Controls deploying its comprehensive OpenBlue digital energy efficiency program across Aldar’s network of schools to help achieve at least 20 percent savings combined on their utility expenditures.

On the contract win, Rolando Furlong, VP and General Manager, Building Solutions for MEA region, said: 'We will use our expertise as an innovation pioneer and technology leader for over 135 years to assist Aldar in its sustainability and digital transformation journey. We thank Aldar for its confidence and trust in our capabilities to help transform the operations of its schools across Abu Dhabi and achieve sustainability objectives.'

'At the national level, this project will be contributing to the UAE Government’s vision to reach net zero emissions by 2050,' noted Furlong.

Nermeen Hammouda, general manager Applied and Esco Solutions, GCC, Johnson Controls, said: 'Once implemented, our energy efficiency strategy will provide support to Aldar and JCI’s ongoing initiatives to rationalize the energy and water usage of its schools.'

'The deployment will be strategic and is in sync with Aldar’s overall energy savings goals and sustainability targets. Our cooperation with Aldar will also make a remarkable difference in its efforts of reducing its carbon footprint and building an environment where its stakeholders, including students and faculty members, can flourish and promote the significance of environmental sustainability, especially in this day and age,' he added.


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