German Business Delegation on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Buildings Visited China under the Energy Solutions Export Initiative


On May 9th 2016 econet china | German Industry & Commerce Shanghai and oav (German Asia - Pacific Business Association) jointly organized a business delegation focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings in China under the energy solutions export initiative program. Over 100 participants joined the event with 8 German companies in the area of green buildings presenting, as well as senior experts from Germany and China in this field.

The German government has been closely involved in supporting the global dissemination and transfer of technologies for green buildings under the framework of Energy Efficiency / Export Initiative Programs. The program provides new German products, systems and service providers in the field of building energy efficiency with a great opportunity to introduce their solutions to the Chinese market, as well as meet with the key industry players including Chinese authorities, design institutes and developers.

Ms. Verena Simon (Head of econet china, AHK Shanghai) and Mr. Emrah Camli (Consultant by Order of the BMWI, oav) and others attending the conference

Ms. Verena Simon, Head of econet china, opened the conference with a warm welcome to the business delegation and all participants. Emrah Camli, regional manager of OAV - German Asia-Pacific Business Association gave a detailed introduction to the Export Initiative and also the German companies in the delegation.

To give the audience an update on the status quo of the politics and regulations in the green building market in China, Mr. Zhang Yin, Vice President of the Shanghai Branch of the China Academy of Building Research, was invited and he gave a very holistic speech about the current situations and future trends.

During Conference

Ludwig Rongen, professor of University of Applied Sciences FH Erfurt brought German experience in passive house building to the Chinese audience. With large numbers of successful cases from Europe and China, Prof. Rongen illustrated the significant advantages of passive house in the area of energy efficiency, living comfort and economical benefits. He also emphased the new application of passive house technology in prefabricated buildings. “Passive building standard is recognized worldwide as the highest level of standard,” he concluded.

Eight companies from Germany in the field of green buildings introduced their products and services to the Chinese audience:

  • SOREL -Solar thermal and heating system controllers
  • Va-Q-tec AG-Vacuum insulation panels for energy saving in buildings
  • DEOS control systems GmbH –web-based OPEN automation platform to improve the lifecycle of buildings
  • IFB GmbH Consulting Engineers & Architects with a focus on large-scale intelligent logistic centers
  • geoKOAX GmbH- Geothermal exchange technology
  • HPC AG- Professional engineering and technical design company
  • Heimermann Design -organic buildings

For more info about the 8 German companies, kindly refer to the company presentations attached.

Representatives from Chinese real estate developers also joined the conference to share their best practices in the green building area. Leo WANG, Deputy Secretary General of Passive House Alliance China and Sustainability Director of Landleaf introduced their experiences of passive house buildings in hot-summer-cold-winter areas of China. Huantian XIAO, Deputy General Manager of Sanxiang Co., Ltd, presented the company’s integrated application of energy efficient technologies in real estate development.  


Following the conference, delegation companies had one-on-one site visits to over 30 key stakeholders in the Chinese market, such as Landsea, Sanxiang and major design institutes like AECOM, Zhongfang, etc, to further explore cooperation possibilities.

The presentations of delegation members can be downloaded in following links:

Initiates file downloadEmrah Camli_energy solutions-made in Germany

Initiates file downloadLudwig Rongen_被动式房屋标准—全球公认最高建筑节能标准—现状及2016年展望

Initiates file downloadGengen ZENG_太阳能采暖热水多能源控制系统

Initiates file downloadInsook Yoo_节能大空间  生活好品质

Initiates file downloadKamkau Wu_用以提高建筑物生命周期的基于网络的open自动化平台的解决方案

Initiates file downloadWolfgang Goelz_可持续建筑与节能

Initiates file downloadJoerg zu Dohna_geoKOAX 地热能交换技术—容量代替深度

Initiates file downloadYina ZHAO_如何高效率运用节能设施

Initiates file downloadHuantian XIAO_绿色节能技术在地产开发中的集成应用

Initiates file downloadUdo Heimermann_全球化世界中的可持续建筑

Initiates file downloadWei ZHOU_基于德国能源战略2050的绿色建筑与2000瓦社会




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