Silicon Star

Dubai, UAE 

Project Summary

Silicon Star tower is a 17,000m² residential building owned by Silicon Star Interim Owners Association (IOA) located in Dubai Silicon Oasis in Dubai, UAE. The building was built in 2008 and since then serves mainly as high-quality apartments for its residents. This 8-story building consists of 104 units which include 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartments along with ground level parking, kids area, a swimming pool and an administrative office.   The building is two symmetrical towers connected by a central area that houses apartments and the gym and pool plant room facilities on the top floor.

The investment grade energy audit identified energy efficiency measures (EEMs) that can help the building reduce its energy consumption and costs. Along with the savings, indirect operation and maintenance savings will be realized, all while increasing the life of the equipment and providing a more comfortable, healthy indoor environments.

Taka Solutions implemented a full control system on the common space ventilation systems that serve all apartments in the building, including common spaces. A full LED lighting retrofit was completed in the carpark and the common spaces.

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Energy Savings

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SCOPE OF WORK

investment grade energy auditing

Measurements

Building information modeling

energy modeling

Design & Specification of Measures

supplier procurement and management

Implementation management

Commissioning

measurement & verification of savings

energy management & operations