Grundfos Signs MoU with Taka Solutions

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Under the agreement, which was inked today at Grundfos Dubai office, both companies will work to identify projects that present energy savings opportunities based on the replacement, retrofitting or modification of the pumps system. They shall also collaborate on financing these projects in a variety of ways, from full turnkey solutions  including sourcing and installation of products, or by offering energy consultancy.

Taka Solutions is a technology and engineering company that uses quality  engineering, financing and management to optimize building energy use through comprehensive, turnkey solutions to reduce costs, carbon impact and increase asset profitability and value. The company operates across several key sectors, such as hospitality, healthcare, commercial buildings , and has won various awards for its sustainability contributions.

Commenting on the MoU; Kostas Poulopoulos, General Manager, Grundfos noted, “We are proud to initiate such synergetic partnership that will act as an enabler for the market to start the saving journey!”   

As part of the agreement, Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced  pump and water application systems, will be providing trainings, workshops and sustainable pump solutions that optimize Taka Solutions’ energy efficiency projects. It falls in line with Grundfos’ philosophy, which aims to push the boundaries of possibility in energy efficiency and water conservation to improve people’s lives, and will also strengthen Grundfos’ presence in the retrofit and refurbishment market.

“As expressed we are excited in this partnership to combine forces where each party adds specific value and can unlock more impact and savings for customers and the  planet,” added Charles Blaschke, Managing Director, Taka Solutions.   

For his part, Tolga Candan, Business Development Manager, Energy Opt & Retrofit, Grundfos  concluded, “It’s also a great pleasure that signing of the MOU coincided with commissioning of our first joint project with Taka Solutions where the initial results are great, significantly reducing the energy consumption of pumps and generating close to AED100,000/year savings via an ROI below one year, on top  of the further savings and benefits of overall HVAC optimization.”