For BSUS 6600 students. Did you know that you can ski in Dubai? While it may be 100 degrees F outside in the desert, it is a cool 28 to 30 degrees F inside. The facility has 5 runs varying in difficulty from beginner to expert. The energy requirements are huge. Jeff Rubin writes in his book that it takes an energy requirement equal to approximately 3,500 barrels of oil per day to run the complex.