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Schneider clinches lighting contract in Jeddah

Schneider Electric has been awarded the KNX lighting control contract for the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) building in Jeddah.

The contract was awarded by Setra e.Vision, the project’s system integrator. Schneider Electric will provide automated lighting controls system for building.

The project is scheduled to be completed in August 2012, and spans over 50,000m2, with 19 floors of offices and service & control areas.

The KNX products will control and monitor lighting systems including presence sensors, switching and dimming. This will save energy, improve efficiency and create a “green building”.

Hesham AboRejal, vice president – LifeSpace and Residential Business at Schneider Electric, said: “Leading technical and commercial companies have been competing for the prestigious PME center and we are delighted to be awarded the contract.”

Schneider Electric has been present in the Saudi market for more than 30 years. It has two manufacturing plants and three regional branches in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Khobar, in addition to five local sales offices.