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Types of Condensers

The two most popular types of condensers are air-cooled and water-cooled. A third type – the evaporative condenser – is a combination of these two.  The types of condensers are identified according to the fluid to which they reject heat. The usual fluids are air, water, or a combination of the two. Each of these…

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Internet of Things

Resources Influence of IOT (Internet of Things) in Real Estate Industry How Covid-19 accelerated the dominance of the Internet of Things IoT Solutions for HVAC  Internet of Things Improves HVAC Efficiency and Effectiveness Danfoss strengthens Alsense IoT services

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Acquisitions

Acquisitions 2021 Google acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion [14-01-2021] Amazon acquires Metro-Goldwun-Mayer for $8.45 billion [26-05-2021] Acquisitions 2020 Tabreed Acquires 80% of Emaar’s Cooling Business in Dubai [13-04-2020] Amazon acquires Zoox for $1.2 billion [26-06-2020]  Acquisitions 2019 Google acquires Looker for $2.6 billion [06-06-2019]  Acquisitions 2018 Acquisitions 2017 Amazon acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7…

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What to Expect from a Project Manager?

As the Project Manager on any project, in addition to managing the project resources, a project manager is required to develop and posses the necessary skills to analyze, administrate and manage the various elements of a project.  Effective project manager skills Evaluating and managing risks  Understanding contractual obligations Development of logistics plans and safety requirements …

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What are the types of contracts in construction?

A contract is an agreement with specific terms between two or more persons or entities in which there is a promise to do something in return for a valuable benefit known as consideration. In construction, it is a vehicle for: (a) allocating risk among the contractor and owner/employer, (b) defining what is to be built,…

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Compressor Functions

The compressor acts as the heart of the refrigeration system by creating refrigerant flow around the system. In the process, it takes refrigerant vapor at a low temperature and pressure, and raises the vapor to a higher temperature and pressure.  As a result, (1) the pressure and temperature of the refrigerant in the evaporator are…

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VAT Law: Issuing Tax Invoices

Article 67 (Date of Issuance of Tax Invoice) The Registrant shall issue a Tax Invoice within 14 days as of the date of supply as stated in Article (25) of this Decree-Law. Article 25 (Date of Supply) Tax shall be calculated on the date of supply of Goods or Services, which shall be the earliest…

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Cybercrimes Law: Workplace

Article 8 Shall be punished by imprisonment and a fine not less than one hundred thousand dirhams and not in excess of three hundred thousand dirhams or either of these two penalties whoever hinders or obstructs access to the computer network or to a website or an electronic information system. Article 9 Shall be punished…

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Automatic Meter Reading

Automatic meter reading (AMR) is the technology of automatically collecting consumption, diagnostic, and status data from water meter or energy metering devices (gas, electric) and transferring that data to a central database for billing, troubleshooting, and analyzing. This technology mainly saves utility providers the expense of periodic trips to each physical location to read a meter. Another advantage is that…

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District Cooling

What is District Cooling? District Cooling can be simply defined as the centralized production and distribution of cooling energy. The production and distribution facility is known as a District Cooling Plant. The term District Cooling is commonly used in regions with warm climate (Gulf States). In regions with a cold climate, the same concept is…

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Labor Law: Working Hours

Article 65 The maximum normal working hours for adult employees shall be eight hours per day or forty eight hours per week. However, working hours for the employees of commercial establishments, hotels, restaurants, watchmen and similar operations may be increased to nine hours per day as determined by the Minister of Labour. Likewise, working hours…

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Labor Law: Article 53 (Records and Files)

Each employer employing five or more employees shall abide by the following:  1. He shall keep a special file for each employee, showing his name, profession, age, nationality, place of residence, marital status, effective date of service, pay and whatever changes effected on the pay, penalties invoked against him, injuries and vocational diseases sustained by…

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Labor Law: Article 120 (Termination of Employment)

The employer may dismiss the employee without notice in the following cases: If the employee adopts a false identity or nationality or if he submits forged documents or certificates. If the employee is appointed under a probationary period and dismissal occurred during or at the end of said period. If he commits an error causing…

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Labor Law: Article 91 (Safety and Protection)

Every employer must provide adequate means of protection for the employee from the hazards of injuries and vocational diseases that may occur during work as well as the hazards of fire and other hazards arising from use of machines and other tools, and he must apply all other means of protection as approved by the…

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