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Experienced engineer with a successful track record of delivering business transformations and developing high-performance teams. Skilled in project management, risk management, and urban...

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District cooling systems offer a number of benefits for future cities, including energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, scalability, cost-effectiveness, and reliability. As cities look for ways to reduce their environmental impact and meet the cooling needs of their growing populations, district cooling systems may be an increasingly attractive option.

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Matt Chester on Apr 4, 2023

The efficiencies are certainly there, but how expensive is the initial construction and ultimate maintenance? Is there an understood payback period? 

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Jaber Abosaag on Apr 5, 2023

Matt, This project should be government subsidized as part of green and sustainable projects to make cities more sustainable. 

As a utility project. You are correct, the initial construction is high but one can charge customers for the chilled water. 

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