SAIE brings together various players in order to offer integrated solutions for a changing sector, assuring greater attention to the environment as well as greater energy efficiency, safety and provision of services.
SAIE 2010 offered visitors the chance to see many innovative products and technologies, the most interesting among which are the new façade walls and roofing with integrated solar panels, the latest systems of double-skin walls with a high level of insulation, creative forms of green façades and roofs, as well as new uses of old building materials such as wood and bricks.
Out of 170,000 visitors, 90% are architects, designers and representatives of construction companies seeking to improve their skills and knowledge in the field of energy conservation, using renewable energy sources and new eco-friendly materials. “The hunger for energy” in the construction industry is growing, rosing by 3.5% from 2008 to 2009. However, there are some positive results concerning the use of renewable energy sources, which, according to Eurostat report, rose from 8.9% in 2008 to 10.7% in 2009.
In order to create a direct link between the exhibit space and specialised information on exhibited products,