Torento Energy Systems, a member of the Al Dhafra group, has been appointed as the exclusive representative for SIPOS for the Middle East region in 2008. The technology specialist incorporates SIPOS’ actuation products into its turnkey solutions across a range of sectors including major utilities, oil/gas, district cooling and construction in the UAE. Chilled water delivered via an underground pipeline is recognised as more cost-effective and environmentally friendly than distributed, building specific cooling technology. SIPOS’ actuation technology plays a key role controlling valves that manage the cooling water flow and protect hydraulics from water hammer. Regions supported by Torento Energy Systems include Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait and Pakistan.