Munther Mohammed bin Shekar, Director General of the Municipality, said: “The Municipality of Ras Al Khaimah strives to continuously expand its range of services to meet the more sophisticated needs of residents. We hope that the Manzily Energy Advice service will raise awareness among the people of Ras Al Khaimah of the opportunities to save energy and water through new technologies and help them to modernize their homes”.
Participation in the Manzily Energy Advice service does not require any technical knowledge on the part of the owners. They can register their interest on the Reem website and avail the service for free for a limited time.
The service will take around an hour and homeowners can choose from the options of a home visit, video call or phone call by a municipally appointed expert energy auditor. The expert will assess the main energy and water consuming equipment in their home, such as air conditioners (AC), lights, appliances, water fittings, garden irrigation systems, habits use of this equipment and the main concerns of owners in terms of energy.
After the assessment, homeowners will receive a brief report including recommendations on how to save energy and water, as well as improve indoor air quality and comfort. Recommendations may include the use of smart technologies and controls, the improvement and replacement of inefficient equipment, better maintenance practices, as well as changes in consumption behaviors of certain equipment such as air conditioners and heaters. water taps.
The report may also reference additional information available on Reem’s website, including a list of energy and water efficiency product and service providers that homeowners can contact for a more detailed assessment of recommended solutions. .
The new service is part of Ras Al Khaimah’s 2040 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategy, launched in 2018. The strategy calls for 30% energy savings, 20% water savings and 20% contribution of renewable energies in the production of electricity by 2040.