World’s largest cooling unit launched at Burj al Arab

Date: 13 June 2013

The WCT 6000 cooling unit was launched this week at the iconic Burj Al Arab building in Dubai by Daikin Middle East.


Proclaimed as “the largest commercial capacity district cooling chiller in the world” the WCT 6000 is expected to find a huge market across the MENA region.


Daikin McQuay installed the original air conditioning chillers for the Burj al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotels, which have a capacity of 12,800 tonnes of refrigeration as well as the One & Only Royal Mirage and the Business Bay district cooling plant.


Burj Al Arab


The unit was launched at the Al Falak ball room on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab, around 200 guests were taken through the full specification of the new chiller


Claudio Capozio, Europe, Middle East & Africa CEO said: “As energy demands and costs rise, district cooling plants for offices, industry and homes needs to be increasingly efficient, reliable and sustainable.”


The units can be installed in series to meet specific air conditioning and cooling needs.


Source: COSPP