Smog and Green Buildings in China | Dow Corning | Doug Kempf

Doug Kempf shares his thought on how China’s smog affecting the green building industry and envisioning the country’s potential to excel in the sector.

China’s smog serves as a catalyst to further accelerate the sustainability efforts and green building growth in the country. No saturation is seen in this market as the new construction market will continue to be pretty robust. China can also easily excel in the green building sector escpecially a large renovation or retrofit market will emerge in the near future.

Doug Kempf is the Greater China Commercial Manager for the High Performance Building Solutions at Dow Corning. Based in Shanghai, Doug is responsible in leading a broad commercial team including marketing, sales and Application Engineering focusing on High Performance Buildings in Greater China. He was also a panelist in Solidiance‘s Breakfast Meeting, “China’s Green Building Goals: Aspirations VS Realizations” in Shanghai.


More about Dow Corning :
Dow Corning is a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation. In regards to the green building materials, the company uses eco-innovation model and principles to help conserve precious natural resources; reduce waste and increase use of renewable energy materials. Dow Corning has also achieved a global environmental ISO14001 registration and a multi-site RC14001 certificate of registration in regards to their commitment towards sustainability.

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