Majid Al Futtaim plans to support Carrefour stores in the UAE with digital solutions to provide and enhance energy efficiency through Schneider Electric technologies, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. By the end of 2021, more than 100 Carrefour branches in the UAE will use Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Retail Advisor software system and connected devices to measure energy consumption and optimize consumption as a pilot project, as part of plans to expand the technology To include more Carrefour branches in the Middle East and North Africa, in line with the ambition of Majid Al Futtaim to fulfill its commitments to achieve the “summary” in energy and water consumption by 2040.
Bernardo Pierloero, Chief Operating Officer of Carrefour Emirates, at Majid Al Futtaim Retail, said: “Carrefour prioritizes the implementation of many sustainability initiatives, including the installation of automated systems for facility management, to control lighting, air conditioning, ventilation outlets, and check consumption. energy regularly. Our partnership with Schneider Electric will further advance our ambitions for Majid Al Futtaim to achieve ‘bottom line’ by 2040, allowing us to meet our commitments to society, the environment and economic growth.”
During the first phase of implementation, Schneider Electric’s energy efficiency software provides the Carrefour facilities management team with a comprehensive and unified view of the energy consumption of each business unit in each facility. While, during the second phase, Carrefour’s facilities management team will gain insights on how to improve and reduce energy consumption. The performance criteria provided by the new software will provide the Carrefour operations team with tools to analyze the performance of each location, which contributes to reducing carbon emissions across the retail store operations. This technology will ensure that there are no unplanned energy losses for any electrical equipment and will help facilities comply with International Energy Management and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards.
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