Saba Towers Humidity Investigation

 

 

Dubai, UAE

 

 

 

 

Project Information

Owner: Saba Owners Board

Client: Saba Property Management

Services: Humidity Investigation, Implementation Management

Area: 90,000 m

 

 

 

Project Summary

The Saba towers in JLT are high-quality lake side apartment buildings.  The buildings had been experiencing extreme humidity and mold issues from the time of construction handover.  taka solutions was hired to investigate the root causes of the humidity, contribution factors and solutions, as well as procure and oversee all suppliers and contractors to rectify the issues.

 

 

Results

A number of items were found to be contributing to the high moisture content within the building.  The major factors were investigated and rectified to solve moisture control.  During the investigation a number of other equipment and operational issues were uncovered and addressed to help the building run better.

 

 

  • Infiltration 13%
  • Ventilation Systems 56%
  • Chilled Water Pipes 3%
  • Air Conditioning 2%
  • Tenants 3%