Bayer, WSP team up for green construction.
(Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012 )
WSP See wireless service provider. Environment and Energy, a global consultancy group with 40 specialists working across the Middle East region, and Bayer MaterialScience Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) is an independent subgroup within Bayer AG. It was created as part of the restructuring of Bayer AG from the former business group Bayer Polymers, with certain of its activities being spun off to Lanxess AG. AG have signed an agreement to collaborate in constructing energy-efficient buildings.
"Using our management-based approach to the planning, design and implementation phases of a project's life cycle, we deliver appropriate, affordable and workable solutions across a broad spectrum of industry sectors", says Kent Pedersen, managing director WSP Middle East.
"Therefore we are a perfect match to the EcoCommercial Building Program's holistic approach holistic approach A term used in alternative health for a philosophical approach to health care, in which the entire Pt is evaluated and treated. See Alternative medicine, Holistic medicine. to increase the sustainability and value of green buildings."
WSP Environment and Energy provides advice on all aspects of environmental, energy, sustainability, climate change, and business risk issues.
The key focus of the cooperation will be on optimizing the energy demand of buildings through building envelope A building envelope is the separation between the interior and the exterior environments of a building. It serves as the outer shell to protect the indoor environment as well as to facilitate its climate control. insulation concepts, energy-efficient building technologies, renewable energy Renewable energy utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, and hydroelectricity to biomass and biofuels for transportation. applications, and interior solutions to increase user comfort and health at the same time as energy efficiency.
"Commercial buildings require effective solutions for energy efficiency and climate protection", says Pejman Norastehfar, head of the EcoCommercial Building Program in the Middle East.
"We need to pool our technical expertise. That is the reason why we have founded the EcoCommercial Building Program, in which we have established a global network of experts for sustainable buildings."
The Program offers building decision-makers access to leading experts and state-of-the-art solutions -- custom-tailored to the region and across the entire range of applications from analysis and planning to energy efficient building material and technology suppliers.
Cost-effective implementation of green buildings is a key challenge faced by regional governments and the private sector. Together with regional network members, Bayer MaterialScience is in a position to contribute to the continued success and role-model character of the region in pioneering sustainable construction and urban planning, according to a statement. -- TradeArabia News Service
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