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Musanada completes large scale school maintenance project

Firm said the total project cost was $7.7 million

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has finished summer maintenance works on 101 schools across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Al Dhafra regions. The company said it was keen to complete the maintenance and renovation works on schedule, to ensure the readiness of schools before the commencement of the 2020-2021 academic year.

The maintenance project is part of Musanada’s efforts to provide an exemplary educational environment conductive of efficiency that stimulates the students’ desire for learning besides the academic staff, a statement said.

FM Division acting executive director Helal Al Blooshi said the summer maintenance activities covered 35 schools in Abu Dhabi at a total cost of AED7.2 million, 47 schools in the Al Ain region at AED12.2 million and 19 schools in Al Dhafra region at AED6.8 million.

“The total number of schools covered by the periodical maintenance activities throughout the year was 115 for approximately AED16.2 million, including 40 in Abu Dhabi at AED6.8 million, 52 in Al Ain region at AED6.6 million and 23 schools in Al Dhafra region at a total cost of AED2.8 million,” Al Blooshi explained.

The works included preventive maintenance for air-conditioning units, electric panels, alarm and firefighting equipment, safety and control equipment and surveillance cameras. Additionally, there were periodical maintenance works related to lifts, swimming pools and bathrooms; cleaning of water tanks as per the applicable regulations and requirements, Musanada said.

Works also included the maintenance of building management systems, ensuring that they were linked to other systems such as air-conditioning and lighting systems, as well as all the health and safety-related works, the firm added.

“As part of the School Cycle Merger project, Musanada renovated four schools in Abu Dhabi at an estimated cost of AED4.8 million and one school in Al Dhafra at the cost of AED1.4 million,” Al Blooshi remarked.

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