Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a “Booklet of Systems and Techniques for Conserving Electricity and Water Consumption”, which aims to familiarize customers in the residential, commercial, industrial and government sectors with techniques and systems that they can use to rationalize electricity and water consumption.
A digital copy of the brochure can be obtained under the Sustainability section of the DEWA website (www.dewa.gov.ae).
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, said: “Sustainability has always been an integral part of our culture in the UAE, and Dubai is one of the leading cities in implementing programs and initiatives that contribute to reducing our carbon footprint.
DEWA plays a leading role in preserving the environment by increasing the percentage of renewable and clean energy, and launching several programs and initiatives aimed at rationalizing electricity and water consumption within the framework of the Dubai Energy and Water Demand Management Strategy 2030, which aims to reduce demand for electricity and water by 30% by 2030.
His Excellency Al Tayer added: “We are keen to involve all members of society in efforts to protect the environment, and the rationalization programs launched by DEWA throughout the year include a number of innovative awareness initiatives and activities targeting all consumer sectors, with the aim of encouraging community members to adopt a sustainable lifestyle in the consumption of electricity and water. We hope that this booklet will help bring about positive change and encourage rationalization of consumption to preserve natural resources and ensure their sustainability for our future generations.”
“The Handbook of Systems and Techniques for Conserving Electricity and Water Consumption” highlights a number of modern technologies and systems that contribute to rationalizing electricity and water consumption for various types of buildings, by adding or replacing some systems or through control techniques to raise the efficiency of buildings and rehabilitate them, including: Cooling and air-conditioning systems Air, lighting, water savings, as well as control devices that can be installed to improve the performance and effectiveness of devices and equipment. The booklet also presents the expected savings as a result of implementing rationalization measures, in addition to some useful links that help customers obtain additional tips and techniques to rationalize electricity and water consumption in buildings.