SusBuild EU-China SME Dialogue on Building Energy Efficiency Technologies in Chongqing


On June 12th, econet china | German Industry & Commerce Greater China and Chongqing Building Energy Efficiency Association co-hosted the EU-China Dialogue on Building Energy Efficiency Technologies at Chongqing Kempinski Hotel.

It brought together representatives from European leading building technology companies, local ESCOs and organizations from both countries to exchange China’s ongoing ESCOs practices of existing building renovation. The event is a part of EU Switch Asia Project “Up-scaling and mainstreaming sustainable building practices in western China ”

Welcome Speech by Mr. Yong Wu, Director of CABEE

Project introduction by Dr. Chun Xia from Wuppertal Institute


introduction of econet china by Ms. Wei LU 

As a German associate partner of this project, econet china co-organized the dialogue and shared experiences as an industry initiative and key consultancy platform for promoting Sino-German Collaborations in sustainability over the past 10 years. econet also introduced the projects and activities that can be implemented to facilitate green practices in western China.  The renovation of existing buildings into passive buildings can also be applicable to achieve energy efficiency and comfort in Chongqing as a hot summer & cold winter region.  

The technical experts from leading European building technology companies, including Sto, Schueco, Rheinzink, Trox, Hunter Douglas, Trox and AAA Energy Efficiency were invited to this event. They introduced their green solutions in the fields of building insulation & sun shading, heating & cooling and building water supply & drainage, shared energy saving performance and applications, as well as their rich experience on renovation projects in China & Europe.

Passive House External Wall Insulation System Solutions
Mr. Pan LU, Sto

Titanium Zinc Coils & Sheets Facade & Roof Cladding System Solution
Mr. Summer Xia, Rheinzink

Panorama Solution of Energy Saving Windows, Doors & Facade System
Mr. Hua Yuan, Schueco 

Sandwich Insulation Board and Sun Shading Product Project Application
Mr. Lei Lei Liu, Hunter Douglas

Air Conditioning & Ventilation System Solution for Green Buildings
Dr. Jianxiong Guo, Trox

10% Energy Saving Even After Non-Negative Pressure Water Supply with Invertor System
Bo LI, AAA Energy Effciency GmbH


Application of Head Pump Heating and Combined Supply Technology in Residential Buildings of China
Mr. Liu Lei, Ochsner

On the morning of June 12th, German building technologies companies were also invited to attend the training of ESCO Practice in China - Status Quo and project examples.

On June 13th, the Chongqing Building Energy Efficiency Association organized a visit to the Westin hotel, it was renovated by a local ESCO company in 2014 and now enables carbon emission reduction of 2913 tonnes a year.  The energy service company would like to work with German green building technology companies and experts for more renovation projects in the future.

Visit of Chongqing Westin Hotel

About SusBuild project
In the period from 2016 to 2019, the EU-funded Switch-Asia “SusBuild” project, led by the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, aims to foster sustainable building practices among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Chongqing City and Yunnan province with a replication potential for the whole of western China. The project consortium is composed of two national institutes (China Association of Building Energy Efficiency and Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture) and five local partners from both target regions including three governmental think tanks, one industry association, and one bank. SusBuild is supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MoHURD) and their bureaus in the target regions as well as econet china and GIZ.  More information:

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