Swiss Expertise in Green Building Highlighted at Ecobuild America Conference

Dec 01, 2010, 14:00 ET from Cleantech Switzerland

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Swiss firms with specific expertise in green building practices will display products and services at booth 425 during the Ecobuild America conference at the Washington Convention Center on December 8 and 9, reports Markus Walther, Washington Representative of Cleantech Switzerland, the export platform dedicated to the Swiss cleantech sector.

Companies represented are:

"Making buildings more energy-efficient plays a key role in mitigating climate change," Mr. Walther said, "This is one of the primary objectives of Cleantech Switzerland.  The country's technology leadership in sustainable building is exemplified by the MINERGIE® building standard for new and refurbished buildings, a voluntary code that enjoys such a good reputation in the construction sector that it is on its path to become standard practice.  The program is supported by the Swiss Confederation, the Swiss Cantons along with Trade and Industry and is registered in Switzerland and around the world."

SOURCE Cleantech Switzerland