NRDC: From Gray to Green

This joint report by The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that buildings account for about 25 percent of China’s total energy use-as much as China’s cement, iron, and steel sectors combined.

However, the study revealed that China can cut energy use by up to 70 percent using existing green building techniques, such as installing better insulation and efficient windows, using natural lighting, and retrofitting heating and cooling system.

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