Emirates News Agency – DEWA publishes handbook on electricity and water conservation measures
Wed 21-07-2021 18:00
DUBAI, July 21, 2021 (WAM) – The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has released the Electricity and Water Conservation Measures Manual, to inform residential customers, business, industry and government on technologies and systems to reduce their use of electricity and water.
This is part of DEWA’s efforts to improve sustainability and inspire customers and members of society to use electricity and water wisely to help protect the environment and conserve natural resources. A digital copy of the manual is available in the “Sustainability” section on the DEWA website www.dewa.gov.ae.
“Sustainability has always been an integral part of our culture in the UAE and Dubai has been a pioneer in implementing initiatives that help reduce our carbon footprint. DEWA plays a central role in protecting the environment by increasing the share of clean and renewable energies. and the launch of several programs that promote the rational use of energy and water. This supports Dubai’s demand management strategy to reduce demand for electricity and water by 30% by 2030, ”said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA.
“We are committed to involving all members of society in efforts to protect the environment. Our year-round conservation programs include many innovative initiatives that encourage consumers to adopt sustainable lifestyles. We hope this manual will bring positive change and encourage conservation to protect nature’s resources and ensure their sustainability for generations to come, ”Al Tayer added.
The Manual of Electricity and Water Conservation Measures highlights many modern technologies for saving electricity and water consumption for various types of buildings. It covers two types of measures: Addition or replacement of existing equipment and control measures to increase the efficiency of buildings and renovate them. These include air conditioning and cooling systems, lighting systems, water saving devices, as well as building control systems to improve equipment operation.
In addition, the Manual presents the savings expected from the implementation of conservation measures. It also includes useful links and additional tips for customers to learn about other technologies for saving electricity and water in their buildings.
WAM / / Amjad Saleh