Covestro, the world’s leading producers of high performance polymers, is showcasing myriad options of transparent solid and multiwall sheets made of the polycarbonate Makrolon® for attractive yet highly functional architectural solutions at Roof India 2016 in Chennai. The company is also highlighting variety of roofing solutions aimed at improving energy efficiency of buildings through stylish, easy on the eye and welcoming interior.
With the high demands of good architecture in public spaces, structures today must not only be elegant and trendy but should focus on energy efficiency and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. To address these demands Covestro offers specially engineered polycarbonate sheets for use in designing roofs, façades and other structural features to meet the need of eco-friendliness and cost-effectiveness.
Recently, the company also announced National Awards for Excellence in Installation and Fabrication of Makrolon® Polycarbonate Sheets. These highly-coveted awards will be conferred to projects whose beauty, creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of Makrolon® Polycarbonate sheets in industrial, infrastructural, commercial and other constructions.
On the participation of Covestro in Roof India 2016 trade fair Mr. Anand Srinivasan, Head – Polycarbonates, Indian Sub Continent, Covestro India said: “Covestro is actively involved in developing wide range of polycarbonate solutions for energy-efficient and eco-friendly building materials. We hope to facilitate the benefits of our offerings to aid builders and architectures, both in design and functionality, to meet consumer needs.”
EcoCommercial building Program
Covestro, under its global EcoCommercial building Program, is commited to develop sustainable building components such as Makrolon® multi UV multiwall sheets, made of the infrared-rejecting grade IQ-Relax material. Under this program, the company has joined forces with a network of specialist companies – such as Bayer Sheet Europe GmbH – to offer customized material solutions and services for constructing energy-optimized commercial and public buildings. These constructions range from low-energy passive buildings and structures to zero-emission properties.
Reflecting on the need for development of sustainable building components Managing Director for Indian Sub Continent, Covestro India, Mr. Ajay Durrani, said: “With changing socioeconomic fabric of India, people nowadays have higher aspirations than they have ever had before. However, climate change coupled with ill effects of pollution is making people conscious about the importance of green buildings and sustainable development. We, at Covestro, have always been connected to the sustainability issues of humanity and endeavor to contribute effectively towards the cause.”
At Roof India 2016, the company is also exhibiting ingenious solutions of high quality Makrolon® polycarbonate sheets as skylights and air ventilator plates made of Makrolon® polycarbonate for providing clean and clear lighting and efficient air circulation. The ventilator plates made of Makrolon® Polycarbonate are jointly development by Saraswati Plastotech India Pvt. Ltd. and Covestro India Pvt. Ltd. and help create a comfortable and sustainable environment in industrial production facilities.
About Covestro AG
With 2015 sales of EUR 12.1 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has 30 production sites worldwide and employed approximately 15,800 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of 2015.
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