Energy 2050 Team nominated for TechFest Award

A team from Energy 2050 has been nominated for Research Team of the Year at the New Civil Engineer TechFest Awards for their work in the area of heating, cooling and dehumidification of buildings in the Middle East.

Led by Dr Ben Hughes, Reader in Energy from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the team are currently working on creating a zero energy cooled school in Abu Dhabi, the first of its kind in the Middle East region

Other work has included the installation of innovative cooling systems at stadiums for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The award winners will be announced in a ceremony this September.