Improving residential building energy efficiency represents a significant opportunity internationally. Both the public and private sectors recognize the need to reduce building associated emissions. SD China reflects China’s commitment to promoting new energy solutions and move China towards sustainable development by providing a platform for:
［ Practical Education］ Educating student participants on the application of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in buildings.
［Collaboration］Challenging students to work across disciplines to achieve a balance between architectural, engineering, business and communication issues in addressing real world challenges.
［Training］Providing participating students with unique training that prepares them to enter the clean-energy workforce.
［Market Development］Accelerating the adoption of solar energy technologies by enabling student research, development and deployment in energy efficiency and energy production technologies.
［Technology Demonstration］Demonstrating that it is possible to build highly efficient industrialized homes that are sustainable, without abandoning comfort, aesthetics and the pleasure of living in them.
［Public Awareness］Raising awareness among the general public on renewable energy and energy efficiency, and demonstrating available technologies to help them reduce their energy consumption.