The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum in the United Arab Emirates. Located in Saadiyat Island's Cultural District, the museum is approximately 24,000 square metres (260,000 sq ft) in size, with 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft) of galleries.
The museum is part of a 30-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government, and it was inaugurated on November 8, 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron, United Arab Emirates Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
ENERVEX started working with the Louvre in 2014 when BuroHappold designed the boiler room, which included condensing boilers to control the humidity in the museum.
In 2015, the challenge was to identify the ideal condensing boilers that use low-sulfur fuel oil to function as part of the backup boiler system.
From 2017 to 2018, it was discovered that the boilers couldn’t operate simultaneously with the third-party supplied chimney system. The lack of proper draft caused excessive soot.
In 2019, ENERVEX took on the challenge of: