QATAR: A new communal park has been opened in Qatar, that includes what is claimed to be the initially ever air conditioned jogging observe.
The new 50,000m2 Al Gharrafa Park is anticipated to welcome all around 3,000 everyday guests. To really encourage training, Ashghal – Qatar’s general public performs authority – has supplied an built-in cooling and air conditioning process for pedestrian and jogging tracks all over the park, ensuring temperature concerning 26°C and 28°C.
Ashghal is seeking to get a patent for the “specially modified” air conditioning procedure that is reported to cut down operational fees by much more than 50%.
The 657m air conditioned pedestrian tracks are contained in Islamic Mashrabiya-style structures. to permit air circulation from air conditioners. A photo voltaic panel include generates electrical power to run the air conditioners if the ambient temperature does not exceed 37°C.
Climbing vegetation provide extra shading, lessening temperature by 10ºC. They also assistance to reduce cold air leakage and flow into it to maintain the required temperature economically. Rubberised floors are laid with colors that support cutting down absorption of temperatures.
Muhammad Arqoub Al-Khalidi, chairman of the supervisory committee of beautification of streets and public locations in Qatar, stated explained the opening of the very first park that features air conditioned tracks as “a terrific achievement”.