Dubai Investments’ wholly-owned subsidiary and district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling [Emicool] has won the ISO, OSHAS and Global Conformity [GC-Mark] certifications.
The company has received the ISO 9001:2015 for its Quality Management System and the ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management System.
Emicool has also been awarded the ISO 50001:2011 for its Energy Management System, making it the first district cooling company in the UAE to receive the recognition.
In another first, Emicool has been conferred the Global Conformity [GC-Mark] as a Certified Green Company – the first district cooling agency in the Middle East and North Africa [MENA] to receive the certificate.
Emicool has also been awarded OSHAS 18001:2007 certification for its Occupational Health & Safety Management System.
Adib Moubadder, CEO of Emicool said: “The prestigious recognitions for Emicool is a significant and proud milestone for the company, and acknowledges its efforts in implementing the best international practices in all processes and procedures.
The ISO and OSHAS accreditation have been certified by international certification bodies Russian Register and IQNet.
The GC-Mark was issued by Deutsche Quality Services, IQNet and CanaGulf International Standardization.
“The ISO, OSHAS and GC-Mark validates Emicool’s achievements in organisational development and excellence across different domains. The certifications not only raise the company’s profile as one of the best in the region but also inspire it to keep its services and performance aligned to the best international standards,” he said.
Emicool currently provides district cooling services to over 19,000 customers in the UAE.
The company is planning to increase its plant capacity to 500,000 tonnes of refrigeration [TR] by 2020 with strategic plans to transform many buildings in Dubai from conventional air-conditioning to district cooling.
Headquartered in Dubai Investments Park, Emicool provides district cooling services to Green Community DIP, Dubai Motor City, Dubai Sports City, Damac Hills, Mirdif Hills, Uptown Mirdif and Palazzo Versace in Dubai.