Solar Thermal Systems at the new Dubai sports complex

Following the successful installation of the solar thermal system supplied by SOLE S.A. (Athens-Greece) at the tallest building in the world (BURJ KHALIFA) in Dubai; one more impressive construction in Dubai is going Green with SOLE's solar system. At the new Dubai Sports Complex, SOLE S.A. has installed a solar thermal system consisting of 1026m² of blue selective solar collectors for sanitary hot water and swimming pool heating. Mounted on the side of the building, the collectors, manufactured at SOLE's most advanced-highly automated production plant in Athens, are heating 8.000 litres of water daily, which is used for the needs of the whole sports complex.

The solar system produces about 3.200kWh daily and saves more than 950MWh per annum. The Dubai Sports Complex sets another example in the area and demonstrates how all kinds of buildings can go "green". Thus saving energy for themselves, for their country, contributing to the reduction of pollution and to a healthier future of our children.

The solar heating system is installed by SOLE S.A., the oldest solar thermal manufacturer in Europe.

SOLE S.A. founded in 1974 holds a leading position in the solar thermal market, exporting 70% of its products worldwide. SOLE SA has a sophisticated automated production plant of solar collector systems and water heaters for central heating, pool heating and solar air conditioning.

Dubai Sports Complex is a multipurpose stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. One of the most modern facilities in the world, the complex is designed to accommodate 15,000 spectators and host 10 Olympic sports including basketball, handball and volleyball plus several aquatic sports. Dubai Aquatic centre, said to be the world's best indoor aquatic facility, is the key element of the arena located at the edge of Dubailand. The centre is a two-tier golden teardrop-shaped facility with an Olympic standard 50-metre pool along with another 50-metre pool with a moveable floor. The complex also includes changing rooms for 400 athletes, rooms for umpires and automatic control, a stadium that can accommodate 3,000 spectators, main reception area, VIP waiting area, other waiting areas, multi-purpose halls, health club, gymnasium, training pools and all other service facilities. The stadium is unique in its architectural designs that are in line with highest international standards and specifications.

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