Firm keeps its cool in overseas market


Engas managing director Brian Foster with Omani marketing consultant Nidhal Al Masharafi in Dubai.
Engas managing director Brian Foster with Omani marketing consultant Nidhal Al Masharafi in Dubai.

It recently received an environment award from the Sultanate of Oman for its presentation at an industrial exhibition held in Dubai by the Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture.

Company representatives have since met Government officials.

Engas managing director Brian Foster said the overseas interest in the product was intense as governments sought ways to reduce their countries’ carbon footprints.

“They well understand the benefits of retrofitting existing systems, as well as charging new equipment, with Engas in their predominantly hot climates,” he said.

“These include lower power usage and greater cooling efficiency, which in turn reduces airconditioning operating costs.

“It is encouraging to see that some are serious about saving the environment, including Joondalup businesses such as Sweet Artist Academy, Royal Glow and Sorrento Beach Resort, and while we have had great support from Ian Goodenough on a Federal level, it is disappointing that there has been little or no interest from local State politicians.

“We are awaiting a response from the South Australian government on our proposal to participate in a pilot project in Adelaide following the successful passage of The Local Government (Building Upgrade Agreements) Amendment Bill 2015 in December, and are holding discussions with business representatives in Taiwan, China and Malaysia.”