HAIKOU, January 18. /TASS/. About 70% of the total area of Hainan's new urban development will consist of eco-friendly buildings by 2022. The corresponding task is set in the fourteenth five-year plan, www.hinews.cn reported on Monday.
According to the plan, by the specified date, this figure in the administrative center of Hainan, Haikou, will reach 80%, and in Sanya - 60%. "Green construction", writes the news outlet, saves resources and reduces the negative impact of construction on the environment.
Local authorities intend to promote a program for the construction of ultra-low and near-zero energy buildings in the province. In addition, the document contains provisions on the need for technical renovation of existing buildings, which will make them more energy efficient.
By 2022, it is also planned to significantly expand the use of "green materials" in construction and form a mechanism for monitoring compliance with environmental standards by those who live in new energy-efficient houses.