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United Arab Emirate’s energy consumption has risen tremendously over the years making it one of
the largest consumers per capita in the world. Major consumption is by buildings, contributing a
lion’s share (49.8%) to the total
(Radhi & Fikry, 2010)
. This directly accelerates carbon emissions into
the atmosphere, proven to be the major cause of global climate change.
Pacifc Controls, a leading company in energy optimization is rolling out the Emirates Energy Star
Program. It aims at reducing energy consumption in existing buildings and infrastructure across
the UAE by leveraging upon Information Communications Technology (ICT) to help audit energy
consumption, deploy optimization measures and monitor the consumption over specifc periods.