Featuring Special Track –
IDEA District Cooling
Best Practice Guide
Now, entering our 100th year of continuous operation,
IDEA is pleased to announce its
Organized and Hosted by IDEA Middle East Chapter
Utility Host: City Cool LLC
Across the Middle East, massive real estate investment is causing a dramatic
increase in the demand for water and power, with even further growth on
the immediate horizon.
Enlightened government leaders and developers are advocating more
sustainable energy approaches to optimize energy efficiency and conserve
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
District cooling systems have become the preferred infrastructure solution
due to enhanced energy efficiency, scalable water conservation technolo-
gies and the advantages of space and capital savings for end users.
October 19-21, 2008
When properly designed and operated, district energy systems allow
customer buildings to be optimized mechanically and architecturally while
also mitigating their carbon footprint through advanced controls and load
management, setting the stage for a more sustainable city.
This third IDEA International District Cooling Conference will cover energy
and environmental trends like global climate change, water and power
conservation, green building interface and the impact on large urban and
SPECIAL TRACK – IDEA Best Practice Guide
IDEA is pleased to present a special conference track featuring the District
Cooling Best Practice Guide, a 400+ page detailed technical guidebook on
system design, operation and optimization intended to provide practical,
real-world experience for district energy industry professionals. Over
three years in development, the IDEA District Cooling Best Practice Guide
represents thousands of man-hours of collective industry contributions and
decades of practical experience and expertise.