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Royal Oman Police Residential Complex

Project: Royal Oman Police
Application: Residential Complex, 68,500 Sq. ft
Location: Qurum, Oman

Objectives: Energy Saving Reliable Systems
Equipment: Toshiba SMMSi, all Inverter compressor
Capacity: 4000 HP (8 HP - 500 CDU; 2500 IDU)

Oman project, Toshiba VRF system SMMS-i


Royal Oman Police is building a residential complex at Sarooj area in Qurum, OMAN. In a total area of 65,800 sq. ft the project consists of three buildings with a total of about 585 appartments of different sizes. The facilities are being built as staff accommodation for ROP officers. The project is designed in three sections with different civil contractors.

The main criteria are to provide high energy saving design, environmentally responsible high efficiency and reliable air-conditioning systems. Finally ROP wants to form a sustainable inspirational, bright and comfortable locality.


AHI Carrier/TOSHIBA in conjunction with Bhawan Electronics (Oman Distributor) recommended a sustainable design with its unique inverter controlled variable refrigerant flow system SMMSi. This Japanese designed offering has been specifically made considering the regional high ambient temperatures. The proposed design could offer comfort and ease of individual use riding on the regions highest energy efficiency.

Project design and layout was then carried out at the engineering support ofback office in Sharjah. The design team selected modules of 16 HP outdoors along with elegant, stylish and simple Indoor Hi walls for each apartment. Piping layout which would minimize losses was designed with advanced software tools.

TOSHIBA has been awarded major block of appartments in the present construction phase of the complex inspite of tough competition with LG, Samsung, Fujitsu General, Daikin, Gree, Trane.

Main Decision Drivers

  • Toshiba has expertise of more than 30 years in inverter technology and was the first to introduce ALL INVERTER Variable Refrigerant Flow system in Middle East market 10 years ago.
  • Toshiba offered best in class efficiency at high ambient.
  • Innovative design with all inverter compressors offering ultra precise climate control.
  • Unique features include advance vector control of all compressors (compressor speed control in 0.1 Hz steps) and highest efficiency at part load.

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