Jotun and Emirates Green Building Council host networking event on 'Paints and Building Sustainability'.
The event featured a special panel discussion with resource speakers and senior officials from the Emirates GBC and Jotun including: Bent Haflan, group vice president R&D, decorative, Jotun A/S; Malek El Husseini, business de velopment director, GE Healthcare; Tyrone Lawson, sustainabilitv technical director, WSP Group; and Samuel Keehn, environmental and sustainabilitv manager, EMS. At the event, Haflan made a presentation on 'Paints contribution to Sustainability', and Jorun's latest line of eco-friendly paints, Jotashield Extreme. The new product line addresses the growing need for heat reflective and eco-friendly paints in the Middle East region. The panel discussions touched on the following topics: Is being green a trend or a response to a true awakening in the Middle East; are the terms green building and green construction misused; the growing concern towards Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect; and the challenges of building sustainability in the Middle East.
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|Title Annotation:||Fresh Paint|
|Date:||Oct 1, 2011|
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