BASF’s in-depth expertise in energy efficiency in buildings and municipal waste management will be applied at the Green Building Industry Demonstration Area (GBIDA) in Wujin, Jiangsu province, China, says the German chemicals company. This GBIDA in Wujin is the first Green Building Industry Demonstration Area nominated by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, which sets an example for green buildings in China.
“There are many aspects to consider when it comes to the standard of green buildings, such as energy efficiency, environmental protection and waste management. We hope to leverage the wide range of sustainable solutions from BASF to set an example for the industry,” said Xu Ning, Director, Management Committee of the Green Building Industry Demonstration Area.
“With the urgency in enhancing energy savings in China and more Chinese consumers looking for highly energy efficient, environmentally friendly solutions that suit their lifestyles at their living places, we see the rising demand for innovative solutions that support sustainable living environments.” said Andrew Lee, Vice President, Business Management, BASF Greater China. “With our extensive network and further strengthened research and development platform in China, BASF is committed to supporting the sustainable construction initiatives in China with tailor-made innovative solutions, high-quality products and reliable supply,”
BASF (China) Co Ltd and the Management Committee of Wujin Green Building Industry Demonstration Area signed a framework agreement of strategic cooperation on Dec 8, the opening day of the 9th International Green Habitat Forum in Wujin, Jiangsu. The range of solutions BASF provides to the GBIDA include innovative thermal insulation material and exterior insulation finishing systems, eco-friendly coatings, flooring and waterproofing systems as well as waste management solutions that includes biodegradable plastics bags and water treatment solutions.