Sunday, June 13, 2010

Hot or what?

On the UAE Community Blog Seabee tells us that there's an interesting report from Bloomberg just surfacing.

Nakheel PJSC, the Dubai World construction unit that received state cash to pay contractors and suppliers, may leave residents without air conditioning as it hasn’t agreed to foot the bill.

Occupants of Discovery Gardens, a Nakheel development spanning 26 million feet that includes over one hundred apartment blocks, may find their homes uninhabitable when Palm Utilities cuts off the air conditioning on June 15 as temperatures surpass 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).

"Due to the building owner’s continuing failure to enter into a legally binding contract with us, we have served on the building owner a ‘Notice of Disconnection’ of chilled water supply," Palm Utilities unit Palm District Cooling said in posters put up in the entrance and lift of Discovery Gardens Building 107. "Chilled water supplied to this building to service the building’s air conditioning will be disconnected on Tuesday 15 June 2010."

Will the heat plagued residents seek the refreshing chill of Ibn Battuta Mall?

Oh... that's a Nakheel property, too.

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