The All-Russian scientific and practical conference “Energy-efficient buildings today. Regulations and practical application”, initiated by the All-Russian Public Organization “Business Russia”, took place on 28 January in CEC “Expocentre” Congress Hall within the “Construction Materials-2014” exhibition.
Mikhail Viktorov, the Adviser to Chairman of the Federal Inter-Industry Council of “Business Russia” opened the Conference and moderated the first session.
The Conference opening ceremony was attended by the honoured guests: Alexander Stepanov, Head of the Directorate for Research and Technology Policy at the Moscow Department of Urban Development, Mikhail Posokhin, President of the National Association of Designers, Leonid Zhuravel, member of the General Council of “Business Russia”, developer of the programme “Comprehensive modernization of housing and public utilities sector and transition to energy efficient houses building”, Head of Energy Efficiency Section of the State Duma Expert Council on Housing Policy and Public Utilities, Grigoriy Veretelnikov, First Vice President of the Russian Builders Union, Leonid Pitersky, Vice President of the National Association of Energy Auditors.
The guests noted the relevance of energy efficiency in building construction, that had been mentioned by the President of the Russian Federation, and stressed that governmental authorities are “open to the dialogue with business” to discuss the innovative technologies introduction in this area. According to the participants, the significant theoretical framework has been accumulated, since this topic is on the agenda for a long time. However, only now Russia has favourable environment for “practical mass application of energy efficient technologies”, including the standard construction.
“Business Russia” awarded the guests with honorary diplomas, and announced the opening of the 2nd International Contest “MASTER-BUILDER-ENGINEERING-2014”. The contest results will be declared in the Day of Builder.
The Conference sessions will last till 18.00. In addition to energy efficiency, the participants will discuss a very topical issue of housing utilities modernization. Join the professionals!