Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan called on Monday for the
construction of energy-efficient and green buildings to ensure
sustainable development of the building industry.
Zeng made the remarks in a letter of congratulation on the
convening of an international conference on intelligent, green
buildings and energy efficiency, which opened in Beijing on
Modern construction technologies were imperative and urgently
needed for China's urbanization and industrialization, said Zeng,
who is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party
of China Central Committee.
He called for research into and development of green building
technologies, materials and equipment, and the use of intelligent
technologies to improve building functions.
Zeng said China would learn from the advanced technologies and
experiences of other countries, and cooperate internationally to
promote the sustainable development of the building industry.
(Xinhua News Agency March 27, 2007)