The Third International Conference on Intelligent, Green and Energy Efficient Buildings Held in Beijing
Following the success in the previous two years, the Third International Conference on Intelligent, Green and Energy Efficient Buildings and the New Technologies and Products Expo were held in Beijing at Beijing International Convention Center from Mar. 26 to 28, 2007. This event was organized by the Ministry of Construction and sponsored by the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the State Environmental Protection Administration, with the great support of the governmental organizations and the non-governmental associations from both homeland and abroad. With the main theme of “Popularizing Green Building - Integral Innovation of Construction Material, Structure and Assessment Criteria”, seven topics were discussed on the conference, which are ① technical standards and theories, and methodologies and practice of integral design of intelligent green building, ② technologies and equipments of energy-saving in architecture and application and development of renewable energy in green building, ③ intelligentization of green building, ④ development and application of green construction materials, ⑤ reforms on heating system and energy-saving of architecture, ⑥ new material and technology of exterior-wall thermal insulation, and ⑦ healthy development of real estate industry and green building. ZENG Peiyan, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, delivered a congratulatory letter to the conference, stating to complete the policies, laws and regulations and to popularize the green standards and the energy efficiency renovations, so as to reduce the energy consumption of buildings and to realize the sustainable development of construction industry.