Zamil Air Conditioners awarded SR 80 million contracts for King Abdulla University for Science and Technology.
Zamil Air Conditioners, the leading Middle East manufacturer of air conditioning systems and services and a sector business of Zamil Industrial, has been awarded multiple contracts to provide custom climate control systems for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), located on the eastern shore of the Red Sea at Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
The scope of the SAR 80 million (USD 21.4 million) agreements calls for Zamil Air Conditioners to supply a large number of concealed fan coil units, air-cooled condensing units, single skin air handling units, ducted split systems, approximately 3000 sets of water chilled fan coil units, and 21 sets of custom built TW Series double skin air handling systems.
Units of the TW Series measure 17.6 meters in length and 5.6 meters high, and feature top quality galvanized steel GI outer skins and specially designed aluminum inner skins with a thick bottom panel. The units also feature special dampers, coils, fans, energy wheels, sound attenuators and filters, and a control system capable of monitoring and controlling temperature, enthalpy, airflow, humidity, pressure and CO2 levels. The total cooling capacity for the project is more than 16,500 tons.
C[pounds sterling]KAUST is truly a landmark undertaking for Zamil Air Conditioners. Competition for the contracts included the worldCOs best providers of air conditioning systems. Zamil Air Conditioners emerged as the winner due to our unique ability to satisfy the most stringent climate control specifications and timeline requirements,C[yen] said Ahmed Zaatari, General Manager of Zamil Air Conditioners.
The KAUST campus is located on the Red Sea at Thuwal, 80 kilometers north of Jeddah. Due to be completed in September 2009, the complete academic and residential compound will feature regional architectural design blended with modern amenities and style, linking historical educational tradition to todayCOs vital disciplines of high tech science and engineering. The University will offer world-class interdisciplinary graduate research programs in Resources, Energy and Environment, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Material Science and Engineering and Applied Mathematics and Computational Science.
Osama Bunyan, Executive Vice President of Zamil Air Conditioners, commented, C[pounds sterling]We are pleased to become an integral partner in the mission to establish KAUST as a world class educational research institution. We will bring all of our corporate resources to bear as we participate in the realization of the vision of King Abdullah, to provide an environment that will facilitate the work of researchers and scientists from around the globe using advanced scientific and technological capabilities to the benefit of all mankind.C[yen]
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