‘AC’ vests a cool idea in UAE sum­mer heat

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Emi­rates NBD is help­ing con­struc­tion site work­ers in the UAE to beat the heat by dis­tribut­ing 500 cool­ing vests at the Al Ma­nar mall ex­ten­sion con­struc­tion site, man­aged by Sun En­gi­neer­ing & Con­tract­ing. The spe­cially-made vests are de­signed to re­duce the wearer’s body tem­per­a­ture by five to seven de­grees and are made of a sub­mersible ma­te­rial that of­fer a cool­ing sen­sa­tion to the wearer on be­ing sub­merged in wa­ter for a few min­utes fol­lowed by wring­ing out ex­cess wa­ter. The bank is reach­ing out to its cus­tomers to en­cour­age im­ple­men­ta­tion of the cool­ing vests across con­struc­tion sites and camps.

COOL­ING DOWN: The work­ers

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