An Innovative Business Location in the Middle of the Emerging African Market

Jul 08, 2015, 03:31 ET from DeLclima S.p.A

TREVISO, Italy, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


A state-of-the-art HVAC system based on Climaveneta INTEGRA units in Botswana.

DeLclima, through its subsidiary Climaveneta, has just supplied air conditioning units to the Innovation Hub under construction in Botswana for a total order value of 550,000 €.

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The Botswana Innovation Hub is located strategically on a 57 hectares site, near the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana and the centre of the country's business activity. The facility will provide an attractive location for technology driven and knowledge intensive business to develop and compete in the global market. The focal point of the Hub will be to provide state-of-the art facilities to attract domestic, regional and global companies to locate business, research and developmental activities within the Park, and promote technology based innovation and entrepreneurship. The facility includes a HIV Research Lab run by the Ministry of Health in partnership with Baylor, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a data center and engineering floors.

The building has been designed to save energy and be as efficient as possible. The roof design of the Botswana Innovation Hub incorporates large overhangs to passively shade the building's interior volume, mechanisms to collect and re-use water, and both passive and active photovoltaic systems to harness solar energy.

The air conditioning system is based on 3 INTEGRA multipurpose ERACS2-Q XL-CA 2722 and 1 high efficiency air cooled chiller i-FX (1+i) CA 2722 , all supplied by Climaveneta. The HVAC system will be managed and optimized by ClimaPRO, the new Climaveneta system manager that actively optimizes the entire chiller plant by managing and adjusting each component directly involved in the production.



DeLclima (DLC:IM) is specialized in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR).

DeLclima designs, produces and markets innovative, energy efficient products and provides value added services for Indoor Climate Control in commercial buildings and for Refrigeration (ICC&R) of industrial processes and ICT applications through CLIMAVENETA and RC GROUP. DeLclima also operates in the radiator business through DL Radiators.

DeLclima companies share the mission of increasing well-being and industrial productivity by providing high efficiency, reliable, economically viable and eco-sustainable solutions, in particular by embracing renewable energy sources.

Delclima manufactures in three continents and operates worldwide with subsidiaries, distributors and service companies, with particular focus in Europe, China and India. The company, headquartered in Italy, has been listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since 2012 and was previously the Professional Division of the De'Longhi group.

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