Published in NEWS on April 30, 2020
At the beginning of this year, China took broad actions to seal cities and pause work to avoid the spread of COVID-19. The construction of Yantai China-Sweden Eco-City, one of China-Sweden Hammarby Eco-City Alliance’s ongoing projects, was also temporarily suspended. Currently, as local infections have gradually decreased, people are now getting back to work.
The construction of Yantai China-Sweden Eco-city resumed during Early March, to deliver a multi-functional living space to local residents soon. During the early sales activities, local home buyers have shown great interest in the project, and Eco City Alliance representatives have presented Eco City Concepts.
How to keep a hygienic living and working space is one of the things people worried most about when resuming to work. Among the members of Eco-City Alliance, there are some cleantech solution providers that may help ease people’s concern.
Assa Abloy is a global leader in access solutions, including antibacterial coating process based on innovative BioSecureTM technology. The process is suitable for fire doors, interior doors and electronic locks in order to effectively prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms and provides a sanitary environment.
Velux provides products including roof windows, modular skylights and remote-control smart home solution, and can together with other solutions such as fans and fresh air system of Östberg, improve the daylight and ventilation of buildings. Velux’s facilities in Langfang has restarted their operations since the end of February. The headquarter of Velux China showcases the concept of active house, which provides employees with a comfortable and safe place with minimized impact on the environment.
Nowadays, masks have become a daily consumption necessity. How to safely dispose of used masks to avoid secondary pollution has become one of the key issues people need to consider. Envac’s automatic garbage collection system transports waste through vacuum underground pipelines, which helps avoid long-time exposure of harmful gases and create a sustainable city.
Considering the COVID-19 situation in China is almost under control, more kids are eager to go out and meet friends in playgrounds. Therefore, it is essential to clean up the play equipment to secure the hygiene level. As a manufacturer of children’s play equipment, HAGS always focuses on the quality and safety of their products. During the epidemic situation, HAGS has made a timely response to assist users to clean outdoor entertainment facilities. HAGS has also issued an anti-epidemic guideline to customers to better provide a clean playgrounds for children.
China-Sweden Hammarby Eco-City Alliance is committed to providing a green and comfortable living environment, especially during the epidemic period. With the construction project in Yantai now fully resumed, the alliance also looks forward to promoting the eco-city model to more cities in China.